Transfer Students


Excelsior test information:

  • It is strongly recommended that all students view the virtual tour on the Excelsior website before registering for an exam.
  • The fee for Excelsior tests varies for each exam. Refer to their website for cost information
  • Excelsior exam testing is handled through Pearson Professional Centers.
  • The table below shows the name of each Excelsior test, the Goodwin University course equivalent, the minimum score required to be awarded credit, and the number of credits earned for a passing score.
Excelsior Exam Title Goodwin Equivalent Minimum Score Req. # of Credits
Abnormal Psychology PSY 215 Abnormal Psychology C 3
English Composition ENG 101 English Composition C 3
Foundations of Gerontology HSR 220 Issues in Gerontology C 3
Lifespan Developmental Psychology PSY 212 Lifespan Development C 3
Literacy Instruction in Elementary School EDU 240 Building Language Arts for Elementary Classrooms C 3