2020-2021 Catalog

School-Specific Transfer Credit Restrictions

The programs listed below have specific transfer credit restrictions in addition to the general guidelines listed above.

School of Business & Management (SBM)

Coursework transferred into Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science, and Master of Public Administration degree programs must be directly equivalent to the appropriate CityU course, or degree-equivalent as determined by the dean. In the MBA with elective option, up to six (6) of the maximum 12 quarter credits transferred may be in electives and thus not required to be direct equivalent to a CityU course.

Students in the Doctor of Business Administration program, who have completed graduate-level course work at other recognized institutions may transfer a maximum of 12 quarter credits toward equivalent courses in the, Application Block, Concentration or Core Research courses of a doctoral degree program, subject to approval by the director. Such transfer may be limited by residency requirements for specific programs.

School of Education & Leadership (SEL)

Credits transferred into the Master of Education (M.Ed.) program, must be:

  • Earned at a regionally accredited institution or a school recognized by the Ministry of Education, if foreign;
  • Earned within the past six years unless approved by the dean;
  • Earned at the 500-level or equivalent, as noted on the external transcript or as stated in the outside institution’s catalog;
  • Completed with a grade of 3.0 (B) or higher;
  • Satisfy the requirements of the specific program.

If the program has an elective requirement up to six (6) of the maximum 12 quarter credits transferred may be in electives and thus not required to be direct equivalent to a CityU course.

Students who have completed graduate-level course work at other recognized institutions may transfer a maximum of 12 quarter credits toward equivalent courses in the Concentration or Core Research courses of a doctoral degree program, subject to approval by the program director. Such transfer may be limited by residency requirements for specific programs.

Note:  For the Bachelor of Arts Education programs all courses must meet the 2.0 or "C" or higher grade requirement  and for the Master in Teaching program admission requirements, a 2.0 or "C" or higher grade is required to meet State Certification requirements.

School of Health and Social Sciences (SHSS)

Coursework transferred into the Master of Arts in Counseling (US), and the Master of Counselling program (Canada) must be directly equivalent to the appropriate CityU course, or degree-equivalent as determined by the program director. Credits older than six years must be approved by the dean.

 

Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the school dean and the provost.

(Policy #2100.22)