Course Hour & Transferability

All transfer students must provide clock hour transcripts and all requested materials to Florida Academy of Medical Aesthetics. Read below for all transfer information to ensure that all of your credits are accounted for. Apply today!

Clock Hours

 

Florida Academy of Medical Aesthetics is designated to be a clock hour (credit hour) institution related to defining program length. One clock hour constitutes 50 minutes of directed, supervised instruction and appropriate breaks.

 

Clock Hour Transfer In

 

Florida Academy of Medical Aesthetics accepts clock hour transcripts from other fully-licensed institutions. In order to have clock hours transferred, the applicant must submit a written request to be given credit for previous training. After evaluating the official transcripts from the other educational institution attended, an additional evaluation exam may be administered, which may include both written and practical examinations.

 

The fee for taking the evaluation exam is $199.00 per program. A student must score 80% or higher, otherwise, they will be required to take remedial coursework in order to bring their knowledge and technical skills up to acceptable standards.  The fee for this additional remedial course is $499.00.

In order for transfer students to earn a diploma from Florida Academy of Medical Aesthetics, they must complete at least 25% of their total required clock hours for their chosen program at this institution. Note that the student’s tuition account will be adjusted accordingly to reflect the reduced hours of training required due to the transfer-in of accepted clock-hours.

 

Clock Hour Transfer Out

 

Florida Academy of Medical Aesthetics will also send the clock-hour transcripts to another academic institution. In order to have clock-hours transferred, the student must submit a written request that his/her transcript be forwarded to the designated school.

 

Transferability of clock-hours earned at Florida Academy of Medical Aesthetics is at the discretion of the accepting institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.

 

The student’s tuition account will be adjusted accordingly to reflect the reduced hours of training.

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