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General Description
Policy Provisions
Performance Evaluation
Subject Experts
Transfer Policy--Entering the Nursing Program

Document Number: NURS--103 Revision #: 1.0
Document Owner: Date Last Updated: 11/03/2015
Primary Author: Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions Status: Approved
Date Originally Created: 01/04/2012

General Description

Information about the transfer policy specific to entry into the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Health Sciences that are different than University admission policy.


Delineation of policy.


All faculty, staff, students, and administrators

Responsibility: Academic Affairs
Enrollment Services
VP for Academic Affairs

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Relevant Knowledge: In order to comply with this policy you should know:
Standard company policies
Standards of good practice

Terms and Definitions: Additional training

Corrective Action

Loss of privilege, general

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Policy Provisions

Transfer Policy

Transfer students must meet the requirements for admission to the University as outlined in the most current Cumberland University Catalog and for the School of Nursing as found in both the Cumberland University Catalog and the current School of Nursing Student Handbook.  Students desiring to transfer from an accredited baccalaureate-nursing program will be evaluated on an individual basis by the Nursing Admission/Progression Committee.


Requirements include:

1. A minimum required score on a specified pre-admission examination.

2. A written request to the Nursing Admission & Progression Committee to transfer courses.

3. Documented evidence of “good standing” from the previous Nursing School Dean.

4. Students who have earned a grade lower than “B” in a nursing course at another college or university will not transfer that nursing course into the Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing.


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Performance Evaluation
Performance Metrics: Compliance with standard policy and procedure

Consequences: Further training
Loss of privileges

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Subject Experts
The following may be consulted for additional information.
Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions

Executive Director of Enrollment Services

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