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Downers Grove, IL Campus

Transfer of Credit

Clinical Psychology Program

To receive credit for coursework completed at other institutions prior to matriculation at Midwestern University, students must submit a Transfer of Credit Request Application Form prior to registration for the first quarter of the program. The transfer of credit has the following conditions:

  1. A maximum of 40 quarter hours, 32 trimester hours, or 27 semester hours, of credit for coursework completed prior to matriculation may be considered;
  2. Transferred course credit is limited to graduate level courses in psychology or mental health from recognized, regionally accredited degree granting institutions;
  3. Credit may be awarded for required courses completed from other doctoral programs;
  4. Credit may only be awarded for courses in which a grade of B- or higher was attained;
  5. Credit is not transferable for practica or internship; or courses that include a comptency gateway;
    • The program may require a competency examination to determine satisfactory performance before awarding credit for a course; 
  6. Credit can only be awarded for courses completed within a seven-year period before matriculation.