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Advanced Standing


Students who have completed graduate work at other regionally accredited institutions may receive advanced standing toward the master’s degree, pending approval of the CCNY departmental graduate advisor.

Courses considered for advanced standing must have been taken within the five-year period preceding matriculation at City College. The maximum number of credits awarded for advanced standing is:

College of Liberal Arts and Science

12 credits

School of Engineering

6 credits

School of Education

6 credits

Credit will be granted based on the applicability of course work towards the CCNY master’s degree as determined by the appropriate Dean’s Office.