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         <td width="40%">Originating Date: November 2010</td>
 
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         <td valign="top" width="60%">Responsible Reviewing Agency:<br /><div style="margin-left:3em; line-height:1.2;">Professional Graduate Nursing Affairs Committee;<br />
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                 <td>Revised: Month, Year<br />Revised: Month, Year<br />Revised: Month, Year (via consent agenda)</td>
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                 <td>Revised: April 2012<br />Reviewed: [[CON Transfer of Graduate Courses version November 2012|November 2012]]<br />Revised: [[CON Transfer of Graduate Courses version April 2014|April 2014]]<br />Revised: [[CON Transfer of Graduate Courses version May 2016|May 2016]]<br />Revised: [[CON Transfer of Professional Graduate Courses version November 2016|November 2016]]<br />Revised: February 2017</td>
 
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This policy outlines the procedure for the transfer of courses and academic credit from other accredited institutions of higher education to UNMC College of Nursing. The purpose is to transfer comparable course work to the UNMC professional graduate nursing program.</li>
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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Courses that are routinely accepted from other institutions of higher education, i.e. statistics, will be maintained on a list of approved courses that is reviewed every 5 years.</li>
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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Students applying for transfer courses must use the following procedure in order to assure acceptance of the course within the professional graduate nursing program of study.
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            <li style="margin-bottom:15px; margin-top:15px;">Students will consult with their advisors or specialty coordinator/program director about requesting a transfer of a course.</li>
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            <!-- <li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Students need to provide their advisors a course description of the course they want to transfer from the institution from which they took the course.</li>
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            <li style="margin-bottom:15px;">If the advisor or specialty coordinator/program director supports the transfer request, the student submits to their advisor a written request for approval for the course. The request includes the name and number of course, description and the syllabus for the course they want to transfer. The name and number of the similar existing College of Nursing course that is the subject of the transfer course is identified. </li>
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            <li style="margin-bottom:15px;">The advisor or specialty coordinator/program director sends a request for review to the College of Nursing course coordinator for the existing course to determine if the transfer course is similar. Faculty review the requested transfer course and determine if the courses are at least 80% similar for course description, objectives and content. The course coordinator sends the advisor a statement regarding similarity of the transfer course. </li>
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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">The advisor will send a recommendation to the chair of the Professional Graduate Nursing Affairs Committee (PGNAC) with supporting documentation and a brief note on the comparability of the course work. If transfer is recommended, the PGNAC members will review and vote via consent agenda. Following PGNAC approval, the advisor, Student Service office and <strong>the student</strong> are notified.</li>
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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Student Services office will add the approved course to the CON list of approved transfer courses with the date of approval. </li>
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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">All courses presented for transfer must meet the Graduate College policy that all coursework for the <strong>professional graduate</strong> degree  be completed within 5 years prior to graduation.</li>
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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Student Services office will create a timeline to review the transfer courses every year . This includes checking the institutions for accreditation status and the existence of the course.</li>
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
COLLEGE OF NURSING
Transfer of Professional Graduate Courses Subsection: 5.3.9
Section 5.0 - Student Policies Originating Date: November 2010
Responsible Reviewing Agency:
Professional Graduate Nursing Affairs Committee;
Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Revised: April 2012
Reviewed: November 2012
Revised: April 2014
Revised: May 2016
Revised: November 2016
Revised: February 2017


Policy

  1. Courses that are routinely accepted from other institutions of higher education, i.e. statistics, will be maintained on a list of approved courses that is reviewed every 5 years.
  2. Students applying for transfer courses must use the following procedure in order to assure acceptance of the course within the professional graduate nursing program of study.
    1. Students will consult with their advisors or specialty coordinator/program director about requesting a transfer of a course.
    2. If the advisor or specialty coordinator/program director supports the transfer request, the student submits to their advisor a written request for approval for the course. The request includes the name and number of course, description and the syllabus for the course they want to transfer. The name and number of the similar existing College of Nursing course that is the subject of the transfer course is identified.
    3. The advisor or specialty coordinator/program director sends a request for review to the College of Nursing course coordinator for the existing course to determine if the transfer course is similar. Faculty review the requested transfer course and determine if the courses are at least 80% similar for course description, objectives and content. The course coordinator sends the advisor a statement regarding similarity of the transfer course.
    4. The advisor will send a recommendation to the chair of the Professional Graduate Nursing Affairs Committee (PGNAC) with supporting documentation and a brief note on the comparability of the course work. If transfer is recommended, the PGNAC members will review and vote via consent agenda. Following PGNAC approval, the advisor, Student Service office and the student are notified.
    5. Student Services office will add the approved course to the CON list of approved transfer courses with the date of approval.
  3. All courses presented for transfer must meet the Graduate College policy that all coursework for the professional graduate degree be completed within 5 years prior to graduation.
  4. Student Services office will create a timeline to review the transfer courses every year . This includes checking the institutions for accreditation status and the existence of the course.