Methods of Exempting Required Courses
Number of Schools
|Transcript from other school||
|Approval of Advisor/Faculty||
- Alabama ¾ Indicates a student must present syllabus and the Schools Committee on Curriculum must approve exemption.
- Catholic and Syracuse ¾ Allow students to exempt based on work experience.
- Dalhousie and Kent State ¾ Indicate the director may grant exemption.
- Emporia and Pratt ¾ Require approval by the Dean.
- Indiana ¾ Accepts a paper or demonstrated expertise as basis for exemption.
- McGill ¾ Allows exemptions occasionally, if course equivalency can be shown. For the Ph.D., a student who is continuing the same subject to a Ph.D. may enter at Ph.D. 2 level.
- Missouri, Oklahoma, and Tennessee ¾ Accept transcripts from ALA accredited schools only.
- Montréal ¾ Requires approval of the Dean and the Graduate Schools Dean.
- Oklahoma ¾ Indicates approval of Committee on Admissions, Financial Aid and Academic Standing is required.
- Pittsburgh ¾ Requires approval from an Admissions and Review Committee.
- Puerto Rico ¾ Indicates syllabi must be provided.
- Queens ¾ Requires submission of a MA/MS thesis written for another degree.
- Rhode Island ¾ Indicates that a written exam is in conjunction with "credit for experience" option and is used sparingly. Also no more than 20 percent of a students credits may be transferred in, but student may take elective in place of waived requirement.
- Simmons ¾ Indicates a student may petition to the faculty.
- Texas ¾ Indicates approval of the Graduate Studies Committee and the Dean is necessary.
- Wayne State ¾ Indicates students can exempt based on evaluation of prior course work.