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Bachelor’s Degree Admission Requirements

Associate degree transcript of 60-75 cr. or equivalent from an accredited institution meeting 36 cr. minimum General Education Core requirements covering four areas will be accepted for transfer credit:

    1. English/Composition/Communications (12 cr.)
    2. Science/Mathematics (8 cr.)
    3. History/Behavioral or Social Science (8 cr.)
    4. Humanities/Fine Arts (8 cr.)

The institution’s accreditation must be recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Association (CHEA);

For those applicants with less than 60 credits, NGS will work in partnership with the state community colleges to have applicant’s earn their associate’s degree.

  • Completed and approved Experiential Credit/Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) with substantive work experience.  View PLA requirements here ;
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • Access to and familiarity with computers (in­cluding the Internet);
  • An official High School transcript of graduation (waived for those submitting transcripts with an associated degree);
  • MA resident submission of Proof of Health Insurance and Proof of Immunizations
  • Affirm commitment to the academic honor pledge “In the pursuit of the highest standards or academic integrity and accomplishment, I pledge to be honest in all academic endeavors and to perform with the utmost level of academic integrity.”

Completion requirements

  • Satisfactorily complete the 30 credit bachelor completion program of study with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • No grade lower than a “D”
  • Receive no more than 2 grades that are “D”
  • Have an associate degree or at least 60 cr. equivalent from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Association (CHEA) meeting 36 cr. General Education Core requirements covering four areas:
    1. English/Composition/Communications (12 cr.)
    2. Science/Mathematics (8 cr.)
    3. History/Behavioral or Social Science (8 cr.)
    4. Humanities/Fine Arts (8 cr.)
  • Complete 15 upper level transfer credits from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Association (CHEA)*
  • 15 NGS experiential learning credits (an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Association (CHEA)
  • Total credits equal to 120 cr.
  • Be fully accepted
  • Have successfully completed the Bachelor’s Research Project
  • All tuition and fees must be paid in full