Becker College Office of Admissions
66 William Street
Worcester, MA 01609
To be considered for admission, each transfer applicant must submit the following application materials:
Students who transfer into Becker College may be given up to forty-five (45) credits toward an associate degree and ninety (90) credits toward a bachelor’s degree for course work completed with a grade of C- or better at other accredited post-secondary institutions. Course work in science and technology must be completed with a grade of C or better within five years in order to be considered for transfer credit. Acceptance of transfer credit does not supersede time limits for prerequisite requirements, i.e. math and science courses as related to nursing and veterinary admissions requirements. Transfer credit will not be computed into the student’s cumulative grade point average. Transfer scholarships are available through the Office of Financial Aid. Becker College graduates returning to earn another degree will have credits from their first degree applied toward the second degree, where appropriate. These credits will be treated as transfer credits.
Students who have successfully completed an associate’s degree in veterinary technology from an AVMA-accredited institution may apply for admission into the Becker College bachelor of science in veterinary science degree program. Minimum criteria include:
Transfer admission from other nursing programs requires the following:
Information for advanced standing for LPN to associate’s degree in nursing (RN) program:
Students applying to the nursing program who are currently LPNs may receive advanced standing based on a satisfactory score of 45 or better on the Excelsior College Fundamentals of Nursing exam and successful completion of NURS1103 (Essentials of Health Assessment and Promotion) at Becker College. For information about the Excelsior College exam, call 888.723.9267 or visit their website. Nursing students are required to complete a minimum of 39 credits at Becker College.
Becker College is no longer accepting new students into these programs. However, transfer students who meet the following criteria may be able to be accepted on an individual basis: