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Credit Allowances for Certificate-Seeking Students

Students transferring to Middle Georgia State University from other schools must meet all criteria for admission to certificate programs outlined below and are subject to stated transfer credit policies.

  1. Except where noted, students who have fulfilled the requirements for a degree may not apply major area credits used for the degree toward fulfillment of certificate requirements.
  2. Students enrolled in a certificate program requiring completion of 30 semester hours may apply up to 12 hours of other undergraduate or graduate coursework toward meeting certificate requirements as long as the restriction above applies. That is, students may not use major area credits to fulfill certificate requirements.
  3. Students in 30-hour certificate programs who choose to earn credit by examination may earn up to 12 hours of credit through passing CLEP or departmental examinations in areas where such examinations exist.
  4. Students in certificate programs requiring completion of 15 semester hours may apply for up to 6 hours of other undergraduate or graduate coursework toward meeting certificate requirements as long as the restriction above applies. That is, students may not use major area credits to fulfill certificate requirements.
  5. Students in certificate programs requiring completion of 15 semester hours may choose to earn up to 6 semester hours of credit by examination through passing CLEP or departmental examinations in areas where such examinations exist.



  LAST MODIFIED: 1/5/2017