Transfer Credit Opportunities
Undergraduate Transfer Guidelines
Graduate Transfer Guidelines
Chamberlain College of Nursing welcomes transfer students from accredited programs. View our academic catalog for the college’s full transfer credit policy.
Degree requirements vary from institution to institution. If you are considering a transfer to Chamberlain College of Nursing, take a look at Chamberlain requirements early in your college experience to begin making transfer plans. Transfer students must follow the Chamberlain College of Nursing admission guidelines and procedures.
An applicant seeking to transfer credit from another institution must request a credit evaluation prior to the first semester at Chamberlain and provide an official transcript from the institution where the credit was earned. Official foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-approved evaluating agency. Chamberlain may require a catalog or additional material and all transfer credit must comply with residency and curriculum requirements.
Transfer of courses is considered on an individual basis. View our undergraduate and graduate guidelines for more information on requirements.
The Chamberlain College Articulation Programs (CCAP) for RNs and LPNs recognize previous knowledge and foster career mobility for those working in the nursing profession.
Registered nurses with a current, active RN license in the U.S. or from a jurisdiction that is an associate member of the NCSBN may be awarded up to 82 proficiency credit hours through the Chamberlain College of Nursing Articulation Plan (CCAP). This proficiency credit includes 37 liberal arts and sciences credits and 45 nursing credits. View the full breakdown in our undergraduate academic catalog.
To be eligible for the program, LPNs must hold a current, active, unrestricted and practical/vocational nursing license in the U.S. or in a jurisdiction that is an associate member of the NCSBN, and successfully pass a validation test of adult health content administered as part of the course requirement for NR-225. Upon passing the validation test, the LPN is awarded up to 10 proficiency credit hours toward the associate degree. Seven credit hours are granted toward the associate degree for knowledge gained in previous practical nurse education programs. Three liberal arts credit hours are awarded toward the associate degree for developmental psychology.
Students must fulfill a residency requirement by completing 32 semester credit hours at Chamberlain for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and 28 for the Associate Degree in Nursing. For graduate programs, 30 semester credit hours must be completed at Chamberlain. A maximum of six semester credit hours may be transferred into the graduate degree program.
Courses taken through DeVry University or DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, which are taken while enrolled at Chamberlain, are included as part of the residency requirement.
Additional Transfer Credit Guidelines for Undergraduate Nursing Programs
Additional Transfer Credit Guidelines for Graduate Nursing Programs