Students may transfer, with departmental approval, graduate credit from an accredited graduate school under the following conditions:


  1. The credit-offering institution is accredited by the cognizant regional accrediting association to offer graduate degree programs appropriate to the level of credit to be transferred.
  2. The credit is fully acceptable at the issuing institution in satisfaction of its advanced degree requirement.
  3. The credit must be approved by the student’s advisor as applicable in terms of content to the student’s program of study at WSU, and must carry a minimum grade value of 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale, with no course having a grade that generates fewer than 3.00 points on a 4.00 scale.
  4. Short courses must be at least three days in length or 15 hours of instruction per credit.
  5. Taught by a faculty member of the institution, not a professional brought in to teach the course.
  6. The course must be clearly marked as graduate level credit, with no other designation, such as: professional development or continuing education.