Teacher Preparation Programs Checklist for Transfer Students

Transfer students with an Associates degree will be subject to the following:

If you graduated from a University system school with an Associates in Education, Areas A-F are satisfied.  You must make sure you have or complete the following:

  1. GPA needed for major*
  2. Additional KSPE 6 hours
  3. Program Admission GACE Assessment
  4. 2999 class

If you graduated from a University system school with an Associates degree not in education, Areas A-E are satisfied.  You must make sure you have or complete the following:

  1. GPA needed for major*
  2. Additional KSPE 6 hours
  3. Program Admission GACE Assessment
  4. Area F
  5. 2999 class

If you graduated from a non-university system school with an Associates degree, you must make sure you have or complete the following:

  1. GPA needed for major*
  2. Additional KSPE 6 hours
  3. Program Admission GACE Assessment
  4. Regents'
  5. Check all areas A-F of core
  6. Check legislative requirements
  7. 2999 class

If you graduated with an Associates Degree from Georgia Military College (beg. Spring 2014), you must make sure you have or complete the following:

  1. Area A, B, C, and E are accepted  (Area E may only have 6-9 credits, this means Area B must have 7 hours)
  2. Evaluate Area D and F
  3. GPA needed for major*
  4. Program Admission GACE Assessment
  5. Regents'
  6. Check legislative requirements
  7. 2999 class

If you graduated from a Florida College with an Associate of Arts degree, you must make sure you have or complete the following:

  1. Area A-E are accepted
  2. Evaluate Area F
  3. GPA needed for major*
  4. Check legislative requirements
  5. Regents'
  6. 2999 class

 

Transfer students without an Associates degree will be subject to the following:

Transfer students without an associates within a University system school with Areas A, B, C, D, or E complete at sending institution will be considered complete at VSU.

Transfer students without an associates from a non-university system school will need all areas of core evaluated.

Additional Rules

Transfer students must meet the VSU Regents' Test Program.

Transfer students must meet State of Georgia Legislative requirements or complete an exemption test. 

*Valdosta State University does not have a forgiveness policy on GPA.  If you transfer from an institution that uses the forgiveness policy, your VSU GPA may be lower than the GPA at the institution that you attended.

VSU gives credit for Technical Colleges with a COC accreditation. For a complete list, please visit Acceptable Courses from Technical Colleges web site.

Once accepted to VSU, contact the COE Advising Center (coe_advisingcenter@valdosta.edu 229-245-3880) to be advised.

If you have not applied to VSU, but plan to transfer, please feel free to contact the Advising Center (coe_advisingcenter@valdosta.edu 229-245-3880) to find out what you need to have completed prior to transferring to be ready to start in your  major.