New student applicants expecting to enter a degree program at Bethesda College must have either earned a diploma from an accredited high school, passed the General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) test or have an equivalent education.
Transfer Credit Students transferring credit to Bethesda from another institution of higher learning must provide official, sealed transcripts sent directly from the institution to the Bethesda registrar. Students will be granted credit for work done on an equivalent level and for a similar amount of time in subjects that fit in the student’s program of study at Bethesda College. Transferable grades must be “C” or above. Formal credit evaluation is administered by the Dean and only after all official transcripts have been received by the Registrar’s office.
To receive a degree, all students must have taken a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours in one of the College’s programs.