Transfer Requirements


  1. Unconditional admission to the College with clear academic status.
  2. Ability to meet and comply with standards and policies in the current College Catalog and Student Handbook and Nursing Handbook.
  3. Successful completion of prerequisite courses and program requirements.
  4. Meet grade point average requirements of the particular program.
  5. Letter of eligibility from previous program director or dean.
  6. Official transcripts verifying a minimum grade of “C” earned in courses which represent collegiate coursework relevant to the degree with course content and level of instruction resulting in student competencies at least equivalent to those of “native” students.
  7. Completion of all health requirements, drug testing and drug screening as required by clinical agencies.
  8. No more than one (1) semester in which a grade of D or F has been earned in program courses.
  9. Must meet acceptability criteria for placement at clinical agencies for clinical experiences.
  10. Must occur within one year from the last clinical course.

Transcripts are evaluated on an individual basis for application of program specific credit. Acceptance of transfer students is based on space availability. Verification of knowledge and/or skills may be required. Individual programs may have additional requirements.



  1. Meet the entry and progression requirements of the institution and the nursing program including a GPA of 2.0 are higher and an ACT score of 18 or higher.
  2.  Provide evidence that all required general education and nursing courses maintain a grade of C or better taken at an accredited institution and maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA in all previous college coursework.  Alabama Community College System Standardized Nursing Curriculum courses will be transferred without review of the course syllabus.  Nursing courses from any other institution are accepted only after review by the accepting institution to ensure content consistency.
  3. Must be a student in good standing and eligible to return to the previous nursing program as indicated by letter of good standing from the Dean/Director of the previous program.
  4.  Must occur within one year from the last clinical course.
  5. Complete at least 25% of the total program at the accepting institution.
  6. Acceptance of transfer students into nursing programs is limited by the number of faculty and clinical facilities available.  Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance.
  7. Validation of skills and knowledge may be required to determine program placement. 
  8. Must meet acceptability criteria for placement at clinical agencies for clinical experiences.