Transferring Credit

WPI’s School of Business allows graduate students to transfer up to nine credits of prior graduate-level course work. Criteria for transferring credits include the following:

  • A grade of 3.0 (or equivalent) or higher
  • Course must have been taken within the prior six years
  • The credit has not been applied toward a graduate degree at another institution
  • The course must be similar to WPI graduate business courses

Examples of School of Business graduate courses and similar courses at other institutions:

FIN500 - Financial Information and Management ‒ Similar courses include the following:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Finance

FIN501 - Economics for Managers ‒ Similar courses include the following: 

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics

MIS500 - Innovating with Information Systems ‒ Similar courses include Management Information Systems course(s) covering the following:

  • IT Governance
  • Security Management
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Privacy and Ethics
  • System Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Open Source
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

MKT500 - Marketing Management ‒ Similar courses include the following:

  • Principles of Marketing Strategy

OBC500 - Group and Interpersonal Dynamics in Complex Organizations ‒ Similar courses include 1-2 organizational behavior courses with an experiential design. These courses must have a strong emphasis on self-awareness and improvement in the areas of relationships and group process.  Additional topics must include:

  • Communication
  • Power
  • Influence
  • Structure
  • Group and Intergroup Processes

OIE500 - Analyzing and Designing Operations to Create Value ‒ Similar courses include the following:

  • Operations Management/Research
  • Statistics

For more information, contact Norm Wilkinson, director of programs: nwilkins@wpi.edu.

 
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