Transfer Credit and Portfolio Credit
The acceptance of transfer credits between academic institutions
lies within the discretion of the receiving college or university.
Credits earned at William Howard Taft University may or may not
be accepted by another institution depending upon its own programs,
policies, and regulations.
The University is committed to providing students the greatest
opportunity to apply previously earned credit toward their chosen
degree program. Subject to the limitations of state and accreditation
regulations and academic comparability, students may apply to
have credit awarded through completion of:
- Transfer Credit: Transfer credit toward a degree
may be awarded for postsecondary courses completed by the student
at other institutions if such courses are found to meet the standards
and requirements of the specific program. Transfer credit must
be from an appropriately accredited institution. Credit transfer
will not be denied solely on the source of accreditation of the
- Portfolio Credit: Credit may be given for adequately documented and validated
equivalent learning of a postsecondary nature. Examples include
credit for professional certifications and college
level equivalent tests. Students with
prior military experience may also apply to have military coursework
and documentation evaluated for possible equivalent college credit.
Portfolio credit is not available for the Doctor of Business
Administration (DBA), Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), or the Master
of Science in Taxation (MST) programs.
Foreign Applicants and Applicants with International Credentials
Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not
earned a degree from an appropriately accredited institution where
English is the principal language of instruction must receive a
minimum score of 500 (530 for Masters degree, and 550 for Doctorate
program applicants) on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign
Language (TOEFL), or 61 on the iBT (71 on the iBT for Masters degree
applicants, and 80 for Doctorate program applicants), or its equivalent.
For more information on TOEFL visit the website: www.ets.org/toefl
Foreign Degree Evaluation
Applicants applying with a foreign degree or wishing to transfer
in credits earned at institutions located outside the United States
must have their academic transcripts evaluated and certified by
a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES)
member organization. Applicants will be assessed a fee by the certifying
organization and should request that the report be sent directly
to Taft University. Applicants transferring in a degree need to
request a General Degree Evaluation sometimes called a Document
by Document Evaluation. Applicants wishing to transfer in credits
toward specific courses must request a Course-by-Course report.
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Grant Program
For a limited time, qualifying students can earn a Master
of Education degree for less than $4000.00 in tuition.
Verizon Wireless IT Asset Manager Awarded Full Scholarship
Verizon Wireless’ Luke Marples has been awarded a full scholarship
by the International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM)
to complete his Masters of Science in IT Asset Management
(MSITAM) at William Howard Taft University.
Ed.D. Student Receives National Award
Mr Brian Ingelson receives national award from the John Phillip
and Band World magazine.
Welcome Dr. Laura Pogue
William Howard Taft University is pleased to
announce the appointment of Dr. Laura Pogue as Dean of the
W. Edwards Deming School of Business.
Ed.D. Scholarship Winner Announced
William Howard Taft University is honored to award Susan
Tummers Stocum the 13th Annual Roger J. Duthoy Scholarship