Course Waivers

Additional courses must be taken to make up the credits for courses accepted for waiver. See your academic advisor.

School of Undergraduate Studies

Some required courses may be waived if mastery of the learning outcomes is demonstrated by the successful completion of comparable coursework from a previous, regionally accredited college or university. Eligibility for waiving a required course or courses will be determined by the student’s advisor in conjunction with the academic program chair and/or academic dean. Essential skills courses in writing and mathematics may only be waived if a student has successfully completed previous college-level work in those areas, and a standardized assessment administered by Cambridge College indicates appropriate competencies.

School of Education

Required licensure courses may be waived if mastery of the learning outcomes is demonstrated by successful completion of comparable coursework from a previous, regionally accredited college or university. Other required courses may be waived if students demonstrate comparable graduate learning. Eligibility for waiving a required course will be determined by the program chair with subsequent approval by the Dean.

School of Psychology and Counseling

Course waivers are typically requested along with evaluation of transfer credit. Other courses must be taken in place of any credits waived.

School of Management

Required courses may be waived if students demonstrate comparable graduate learning. Some essential skills courses may be waived if mastery of the learning outcomes is demonstrated through assessments administered by Cambridge College. Additional management courses must be taken in place of any credits waived. See the Dean of the School of Management.

Courses Taken at Other Institutions after Matriculation

Undergraduate

Only the following may be accepted into the School of Undergraduate Studies while a student is enrolled in the program.

  • Courses needed for graduation that are not offered within two terms of the anticipated graduation date
  • Electives not available at Cambridge College that are pre-approved by the undergraduate dean or program chair

Written approval from the academic advisor and undergraduate dean is required.

Graduate

Courses taken at other institutions while a student is enrolled in a Cambridge College master’s degree program may not be transferred towards that degree. Special exceptions may be considered with the academic dean’s approval.