Admissions & Registration
Transfer Student FAQs
A grade of "C" or higher must be earned for courses to be transferred. A grade of "TRA", "TRB", or "TRC" will be entered on the permanent record.
No. Transfer credit can only be awarded from official transcripts from the original institution. Faxed transcripts are NOT accepted.
Core classes (i.e., English, Math, Psychology, etc...) have no age limitation. Certain occupational courses older than five years may be evaluated by the program department for applicable transfer credit.
In most cases, transcripts are evaluated within five to seven working days after receipt by the Registrar. Course descriptions may be requested to determine transferability.
A student may receive credit for a course by passing an exemption examination only if the student has neither attempted nor failed the course(s) or equivalent course(s) at Augusta Technical College or another post-secondary institution. Students wanting to pursue credit by exemption examination should visit the Student Records Office, or contact them at 706-771-5708. A grade of "EX" will be entered on the permanent record if the exemption examination is successfully completed.
Yes. Credit may be awarded for education/training experiences in the Armed Services. Please visit https://jst.doded.mil/smart/welcome.do for more information on obtaining college credit for military training. Students may contact, LaTosha Hicks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-771-4038, for additional help or information regarding military credit.
Applicants with appropriate work experience or other relevant background may request consideration to earn credit by exemption examination. Please contact LaTosha Hicks, at email@example.com or at 706-771-4038. Additionally, students who have received certifications from Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST), Georgia Fire Academy, or National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (NPQ) may receive exemption credit upon evaluation by the respective program departments.
Yes. Credit may be awarded based upon translation and an evaluation performed by an independent service.
Students applying for competitive program (Nursing, Cardiovascular, Echocardiography, Occupational Therapy, Practical Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Sonography, Surgical Technology, and Vascular Technology) ranking may not choose to omit coursework from other colleges, and ALL official, sealed college transcripts are required for admissions. College transcripts may also be required in some financial aid situations.