Any applicant requesting a transfer credit to Brookline College from another school must meet all of Brookline College’s admission requirements.
Students may earn transfer credit in the following ways:
- Evaluation of previously earned credit from another postsecondary educational institution accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education
- Nationally recognized college-equivalency examinations: Successful completion of College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), or National League for Nursing (NLN) Achievement Tests
- For international students, official transcript translation (if applicable) and evaluation from a member of the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE) or the National Association ofCredential Evaluation Services (NACES)
Requirements for Evaluation:
- Academic Credit –For credit to be awarded for previously earned academic credit from another accredited postsecondary institution, an official academic transcript(s) must be submittedto the Registrar. Course descriptions and/or syllabi must be submitted with the transcript for evaluation purposes. Applicants seeking transfer credit for nursing courses may be requested to complete skill/competency assessments, if applicable, for the course involved. For international students, official transcript translation and evaluation from a member of the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE) or the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A grade of “C”(2.0) or higher is required to be considered for transfer credit into Diploma, Associate and Bachelor programs. A grade of “B” (3.0) or higher is required to be considered for transfer into a Graduate-level program. In addition, remedial/developmentalcoursework is not eligible for transfer.
- Substitution for a specific course will be considered for transfer credit.
- No academic credit is given for life experience or work experience.
- Brookline College does not accept advanced placement and/or credit for experiential learning.
- Non-general education/core concentration courses completed greater than five (5) years prior will generally not be accepted.
- Courses or degrees completed at another institution must be similar in content and duration to those offered in Brookline College program for which an applicant has applied.
- Albuquerque BSN for Baccalaureate Degree Graduates:
Official Transcript Documentation must be presented prior to the end of the add/drop period. Until this time, unofficial transcripts can be used to determine the program of study. Documentation must show that the student earned at least a grade of “C” or better) in the following pre-requisite courses prior to entering nursing concentration clinical courses. Applicants must be eligible to receive credit for following pre-requisite credit blocks:
- PRQ 177 –15 Credit Block for Program Course Prerequisites: Anatomy and physiology (two courses within 5 years), carrying a minimum of 6 semester credits; microbiology (within 5 years), a minimum of3 semester credits; developmental or lifespan psychology, a minimum of 3 semester credits; statistics (in any field of study), a minimum of 3 semester credits. All courses must have been completed with a minimum grade of “C/2.0”.
- PRQ 277 –36 Credit Block for General Education courses: 36 General Education credits earned with minimum grades of “C/ 2.0”
Additional credit for Pathophysiology may be awarded for an equivalent course passed with a minimum grade of “C/2.0” within 5 years of the student’s startdate
- All Nursing: Transfer Credit for NUR pre-fix courses will generally not be accepted.
Additional information can be found in the Brookline College catalog. Click here to access.