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WGU Nevada offers a generous credit transfer policy.
WGU Nevada maintains great relations with community colleges throughout the United States.
If you have received an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree, you will typically enter WGU Nevada with upper-division standing and clear or waive 40 competency units (CUs) (equal to 60 quarterly credit hours). You may also clear additional degree requirements depending upon the program.
If you have completed college work but have not earned an AA or AS, you may be able to clear course requirements through a course-by-course transcript evaluation.
See below for program-specific transfer guidelines.
Teachers College Transfer Guidelines
Information Technology Transfer Guidelines
Business Transfer Guidelines
Health Professions Transfer Guidelines
Note: Due to the diversity of community colleges, the below transfer details should be considered guidelines. Actual transfer of credits or waivers may vary dependent upon individual student circumstances.
For the following programs:
Your AA or AS degree in Teacher Education = Up to 23 CUs cleared through transfer waivers. You may clear up to 8 CUs in the Lower-Division Domains, plus the following Education course areas:
Note: A course-by-course evaluation will be needed to verify that teacher licensure requirements are met.
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For the following programs:
Your AA or AS degree in Teacher Education = Up to 43-52 CUs cleared through transfer waivers. You may clear up to 37 CUs in the Lower-Division Domains, plus the following Education course areas:
For bachelor’s-level IT degree programs:
Your AA or AS degree in Information Technology (if earned within the last 5 years) = Up to 71 CUs cleared through transfer waivers. You may clear up to 38 CUs in the Lower-Division Domains, plus the following IT course areas (depending on area of emphasis):
For bachelor’s-level business degree programs:
Your AA or AS degree in Business = Up to 67 CUs cleared through transfer waivers. You may clear up to 39 CUs in the Lower-Division Domains, plus the following Business course areas (depending on emphasis):
For the B.S. Nursing (RN to BSN):
Your AA or AS degree + RN license in hand = A minimum of 55 CUs cleared through transfer waivers. Students may be eligible for additional transfer credits based on additional degrees or coursework. Students with an ADN may need a course-by-course evaluation.
Incoming students with a complete liberal arts background and an RN will typically clear upon transfer all assessments EXCEPT:
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