Validation Exam Request


MBI offers validation examinations to students with extensive personal study or other nontransferable learning who desire to earn academic credit towards their program. A $100 fee is charged for each examination. See program examination limits after the career section below.


  1. Complete this online form and your request will be sent to the relevant faculty member
  2. You will be contacted by the field chair, program head, or delegate faculty with details about the examination
  3. Once the results have been received by Academic Records, your advisor will contact you to inform you of any test credit received

Click here for the up-to-date list of field chairs.

Academic Career/Campus

Graduate Program Exam Limits

Up to 25% of an MTS program can be earned through validation exam credit. However, not all graduate programs permit validation examination credit. See the "Academic Policies" section of the academic catalog for more information.

Advanced Standing Credit, and Validation Credit combined cannot exceed 25% of a program.

For questions about your current transfer credits, please contact your academic advisor.

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