Revised 05/04/2021

If the applicant has completed 60 college credits, an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree, the entire General Education core (9 credits) will be waived.

General Education Transfer Credit Transfer credit will be awarded for General Education courses taken at an accredited institution in which a student has earned a grade of C or better. Transfer credit in general education may only be applied to the following courses:

  • Communication Skills GEN 101 2 credits
  • Death and Human Development SOC 102 2 credits
  • Introduction to Science GEN 102 2 credits
  • Principles of Mathematics BUS 101 3 credits

Challenge Examination for Transfer Credit: For selected courses that include material tested on the NBE and that were completed at another accredited institution with a grade of B or better in the past 4 years, an accepted student may take an AAMI Challenge Examination prior to the beginning of any semester in order to determine if the course can be accepted for transfer credit. The student must receive a score of 80 or above on the Challenge Exam to have the course transferred for credit in place of the AAMI course. A Challenge Exam may only be taken once for each course challenged. A student may request a copy of the AAMI course Syllabus and course Outline in order to determine whether he or she should take a Challenge Exam and also to assist in the preparation for an exam. This list of challengeable courses is subject to change at any time.  Challenge Exams are available for the following courses:

  1. BUS 202 Small Business Management (2 credits)
  2. BUS 311 Accounting (2 credits)
  3. GEN 211 Anatomy I (3 credits)
  4. GEN 313 Introduction to Chemistry (2 credits)
  5. LAW 201 Business Law (2 credits)
  6. GEN 212 Introduction to Microbiology (2 credits)


AAMI participates in the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DSST of the College Board. Applicants may earn credits through CLEP. Applicants must submit their official CLEP scores for evaluation prior to AAMI awarding credit.

Students may take CLEP exams at CLEP Test Centers on college campuses and at Test Centers on military bases.

To locate a CLEP Test Center and Register for CLEP Exams, go to the College Board website.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams are available to eligible military personnel as a way to save time and money while earning college credit.

Who Is Eligible For Military-Funded CLEP Exams?

CLEP exams are free to the following eligible military personnel and eligible civilian employees:

Military veterans can seek reimbursement from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for CLEP exams and fees. For more information, visit CLEP for veterans on the College Board website.

Military personnel (Active Duty and Reserve) – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Army and Air National Guard; visit the College Board website.

Eligible civilian employees and spouses of participating Reserve Component and Coast Guard personnel.

Department of Defense Acquisition Personnel (only eligible for the following computer-based exams: Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of Marketing).