Course Equivalencies


See how individual courses transfer to Missouri State

Use our Course Equivalency Guide to discover how individual courses transfer to Missouri State. Find courses from colleges and universities commonly attended by MSU students.
BearPACE (Pre-Admission Academic Credit Estimator)

See how college credits and test scores count toward a Missouri State degree

BearPACE is a tool prospective students who have not yet applied to Missouri State can use to get a preview of how transfer credit and credit by exam credits apply to MSU degree requirements. Through this self-reported information, the prospective student can get an unofficial degree audit showing how the reported coursework would apply to MSU programs.

Similar course, different name

Course equivalency describes a course taken at a previous institution that has been deemed to have comparable and/or equal content to a MSU course.

Note about equivalencies

The ultimate authority for course equivalency rests with academic departments. These equivalencies are subject to change at any time.

Preapproval and reevaluation

The Transfer Credit Reevaluation and Preapproval online systems are designed so you may appeal equivalency decisions or seek equivalency decisions for transfer course work after meeting with your academic advisor.

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