Transfer Students

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Transfer of Credits

Applicants who have attended theological seminaries in the United States or abroad may be given credit for the courses that are comparable to the courses offered at Galilee School of Theology, provided that the grades received are “C” or higher, and have been earned at institutions approved by the appropriate regulatory or accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  In awarding transfer credits, the following guidelines will apply:

▸Courses are substantially comparable to those offered at Galilee School of Theology.
▸The maximum number of transfer credits accepted by Galilee School of Theology is subject to the limit set forth by the California Regulatory Agency, in compliance with the current education code. 

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Credits earned at other institutions will be evaluated using the following criteria:
Transcript copies must be forwarded to the Office of Admissions for evaluation.
Only those courses that are substantially comparable to Galilee School of Theology courses will be considered for evaluation.
Courses under consideration must have a grade of “C” or higher.

Graduate credits earned at other recognized or accredited institutions may be acceptable for transfer to GST.  A student desiring to transfer credits from another educational institution and be admitted to a degree program at Galilee School of Theology must submit official transcripts of all previous college and/or graduate records. The Admissions Committee will evaluate all transcripts on a case-by-case basis prior to their decision of any and all transfer credits for each program is listed below:

Master of Sacred Theology
Master of Divinity
Doctor of Sacred Theology

Maximum Transfer Credits
36 quarter hours
54 quarter hours
36 quarter hours


Applicable graduate courses and credits taken with a grade of C or better are transferable. Transfer credit must be applied against each degree’s course requirements to ensure that the student meets the intent of the program objectives.

The Admissions Committee reserves the right to evaluate all non-accredited institutions regarding their academic standards and educational viability to determine if limited transfer credit is allowable. Grades and grade point averages earned at another institution do not transfer. The credits may apply toward graduation, but the previous grade point averages are not used in calculating the academic average required for graduation at GST.