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International Baccalaureate (IB)

Institutional Policies

Effective in Fall 2013, pursuant to BOR Policy 402.0105, the following are the guidelines for the awarding of collegiate academic credit for students who have completed International Baccalaureate tests. The amount of college credit that may be awarded is limited to a total of 24 semester hours. In order to receive college credit for IB Diploma completion, students must have their test scores sent directly to Middle Georgia State University. No credit will be given for scores of 3 or below on either the Standard Level or Higher Level tests. Standard level IB coursework and assessment scores will not be considered for college credit unless the student holds an IB Diploma.

For students completing International Baccalaureate Certificates, but not the entire Diploma: Certificate-only students will not receive credit for work in Standard Level courses. Higher level IB coursework and assessment scores will be considered for academic credit for both IB diploma completers and for IB students awarded a certificate of completion in a particular subject area

For a complete listing of IB examinations offered by Middle Georgia State University, the acceptable score, the course equivalency and the credit hours awarded visit Testing Services or the academic catalog and search IB (International Baccalaureate) Credit.