Revised 12/9/19

Transfer credit will be awarded for up to 34 credits, for academic courses comparable to those offered at AAMI,taken at a regionally accredited institution, or any Program/College accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, in which a student has earned a grade of “C” or better.

  • The applicant must submit a completed Admission Application and the required Application Fee.
  • The applicant must submit an official High School Transcript, evidence of a high school equivalency or an official transcript from a regionally accredited College or University, or any Program/College accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, with at least nine semester hour credits (or the equivalent), exclusive of developmental courses, and a satisfactory grade point average of a “C”.
  • The applicant must submit an official transcript from each regionally accredited college or university, or any Program/College accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, previously attended from which the Applicant is requesting transfer credit, as well as course descriptions for each course for which transfer credit is requested.
  • The applicant must complete the final 35 credits required for the AAMI associate degree through the AAMI program.Only those credits taken at AAMI are used in computing the student’s grade point average.
  • 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.
  • Transfer Credit may be awarded for courses previously taken at AAMI, provided proper documentation has been provided. Existing course grades will be removed for any course that credit has been awarded.  No refund or credit allowance will be given for any course taken at AAMI before Transfer Credit has been awarded.


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).