Foreign Credential Bridge Program (For Students with Foreign Credentials)
The Foreign Credential Bridge Program (FCBP) is designed as a prequalifying year of undergraduate study for students who have earned a recognized three-year bachelor s degree outside of the United States and who wish to earn a master s degree from National University. Students with such foreign credentials who apply to a master s program must complete this fourth year of undergraduate courses prior to beginning graduate level coursework. Eligibility for the FCBP is made by the office of the Registrar. Students must request a pre-evaluation of their foreign credentials through an Admissions Advisor or through the International Programs Office (for those with student visas).
This bridge program requires a residency minimum of 48 quarter units of study. Students must fulfill the requirements in the areas listed below. These requirements may be met by coursework taken in the bachelor’s degree or at another regionally accredited institution. If they are so fulfilled, the content of the area will be waived, but the student will still need to meet the overall unit requirement of the program through open elective credit.
AREA A: ENGLISH COMMUNICATION (15 quarter units required)
AREA B: MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING (Minimum 4.5 quarter units)
AREA D: ARTS AND HUMANITIES (13.5 quarter units required)
AREA E: SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (13.5 quarter units required)
AREA F: PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (6 quarter units required)