Off Site Regsitration
Graduate students are expected to complete all of their degree requirements in residence at Babson.
Transfer credit for courses taken elsewhere after matriculation will be granted only in cases in which a student relocates (making the commuting distance to Babson impossible), or in certain other rare situations deemed appropriate by Graduate Programs and Student Affairs at its discretion. Credit will be granted only for courses taken at AACSB-accredited schools.
The maximum amount of post-matriculation credit that may be granted for Evening MBA and Two-Year MBA students is 15 credits, provided the student has met the minimum residency requirement of 30 to 32 credits. Maximum post-matriculation credit for students in the One-Year MBA, Fast Track MBA, and Boston Scientific MS programs is 6 credits; minimum residency varies for each of these programs and should be confirmed with the appropriate program adviser with Graduate Programs and Student Affairs office. Post-matriculation credit is not permitted for students in the MS or MSA programs with the exception of Boston Scientific; students should contact their program adviser for more information.
When approved, post-matriculation credit may be granted only for courses taken at a nationally accredited graduate program, where the courses are substantially dissimilar in content to Babson courses or a student has relocated away from Babson, when a grade of “B” or better has been earned and the official transcript has been received. Note: only credit is transferred not grades, and therefore, courses taken elsewhere are not used in the calculation of the Babson cumulative grade point average (GPA). Awarded transfer credit will be recorded on the student’s Babson transcript with an asterisk.
All requests for approval to undertake course work for post-matriculation transfer credit must be submitted to Graduate Programs and Student Affairs and approved in writing prior to registering at the other institution. Credit will not be granted unless prior written approval is received.
To request permission to take a course at another institution, students should e-mail their program adviser, explain the need for taking a course elsewhere, and submit the syllabus for the course.