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Excelsior College

Earn credit at UMGC with UExcel and Excelsior College exams.

Excelsior College offers UExcel exams and Excelsior College Examinations as a way for students to earn credit toward college degree programs. You don't have to attend Excelsior College to take UExcel exams, which cover topics in business, education, liberal arts, science, history, mathematics, and technology. Excelsior College Examinations, however, are only available to students enrolled in Excelsior's associate nursing programs.

The University of Maryland Global Campus code number for all Excelsior College exams is 02626. For more information, please call 888-647-2388 or email testadmin@excelsior.edu. Learn about UMGC test centers where exams are offered

When the scores have been received, an evaluator will determine whether they meet the standards established at UMGC for granting credit and how much credit may be awarded.

Requesting Your Scores

You will need the UMGC code number for Excelsior College exams which is 02626.

Visit excelsior.edu to learn how to obtain your scores.

UExcel Exams & UMGC Course Equivalents

Examination Title Course Equivalents Score Required Number of Credits
Abnormal Psychology (PSYx310)
(3 Credits, PSYC 353)
C 3 UL
Adult Nursing (NURx310) Elective C 8 UL
Anatomy & Physiology (BIOx210) BIOL 201 and BIOL 202 (not lab sci); should also take
(1 Credit, BIOL 161) or 
(1 Credit, BIOL 102) to meet lab requirement.
C 6 LL
Anatomy & Physiology I (BIOx104) BIOL 201 (lecture only) C 3 LL
Anatomy & Physiology II (BIOx106) BIOL 202 (lecture only) C 3 LL
Basic Genetics (BIOx250) BIOL 222 C 3 LL
Bioethics: Philosophical Issues (HUMx310)
(3 Credits, BIOL 328)
C 3 UL
Business Ethics (BUSx323)
(3 Credits, BMGT 496)
C 3 UL
Business Information Systems (BUSx221) IFSM Elective C 3 LL
Business Law (BUSx230)
(3 Credits, BMGT 380)
C 3 LL
Calculus (MATx150)
(4 Credits, MATH 140)
C 4 LL
College Writing (ENGx110) Writing Elective C 3 LL
Contemporary Math (MATx100) Elective C 3 LL
Cultural Diversity (SOCx305)
(3 Credits, BEHS 220)
C 3 UL
Earth Science (GEOx101)
(3 Credits, GEOL 100)
C 3 LL
English Composition (ENGx111) Writing Elective (satisfies 3rd Writing or Speech in GERs) C 6 LL
Essentials of Nursing Care: Health Differences (NURx105) Elective C 3 LL
Essentials of Nursing Care: Health Safety (NURx104) Elective C 3 LL
Ethics: Theory and Practice (PHIx310) PHIL Elective C 3 UL
Financial Accounting (ACCx211)
(3 Credits, ACCT 220)
C 3 LL
Foundations in Nursing Practice (NURx109) Elective C 3 LL
Foundations of Gerontology (HSCx310; SOCx310)
(3 Credits, GERO 100)
C 3 UL
Fundamentals of Nursing (NURx210) Elective C 8 LL
General Chemistry I (CHEx101)
(3 Credits, CHEM 121)
C 3 LL
Health Differences Across the Life Span 1 (NURx211) Elective C 3 LL
Health Differences Across the Life Span 2 (NURx212) Elective C 3 LL
Health Differences Across the Life Span 3 (NURx213) Elective C 3 LL
Human Resource Management (BUSx410; HSCx410)
(3 Credits, HRMN 300)
C 3 UL
Interpersonal Communication (COMx215)
(3 Credits, SPCH 125)
C 3 LL
Introduction to Computer Programming Using Java (ITEx210)
(3 Credits, CMIS 141)
C 3 LL
Introduction to Macroeconomics (ECOx262)
(3 Credits, ECON 201)
C 3 LL
Introduction to Microeconomics (ECOx260)
(3 Credits, ECON 203)
C 3 LL
Introduction to Music (MUSx101) MUSC Elective C 3 LL
Introduction to Philosophy (PHIx101)
(3 Credits, PHIL 100)
C 3 LL
Introduction to Psychology (PSYx101)
(3 Credits, PSYC 100)
C 3 LL
Introduction to Sociology (SOCx105)
(3 Credits, SOCY 100)
C 3 LL
Juvenile Delinquency (SOCx320) CCJS 350 C 3 UL
Labor Relations (BUSx360)
(3 Credits, HRMN 362)
C 3 UL
Life Span Developmental Psychology (PSYx210)
(3 Credits, PSYC 351)
C 3 LL
Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School (EDUx310) Elective C 6 UL
Managerial Accounting (ACCx212)
(3 Credits, ACCT 221)
C 3 LL
Maternal & Child Nursing (NURx315) Elective C 8 UL
Microbiology (BIOx220)
(4 Credits, BIOL 230) (lecture only; not lab sci)
C 3 LL
Operations Management (BUSx425) BMGT Elective C 3 UL
Organizational Behavior (SSCx315; BUSx315)
(3 Credits, BMGT 464)
C 3 UL
Pathophysiology (BIOx410)
(3 Credits, BIOL 301)
C 3 UL
Physics (PHYx140) PHYS 111 and PHYS 112 (science lecture only) C 6 LL
Political Science (POLx170)
(3 Credits, GVPT 100)
C 3 LL
Precalculus Algebra (MATx116)
(3 Credits, MATH 107)
C 3 LL
Principles of Finance (BUSx350)
(3 Credits, FINC 330)
C 3 UL
Principles of Management (BUSx240)
(3 Credits, BMGT 160)
C 3 LL
Principles of Marketing (BUSx250) MRKT Elective C 3 LL
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (NURx320) Elective C 8 UL
Psychology of Adulthood and Aging (PSYx315; HSCx315) PSYC 357 C 3 UL
Quantitative Analysis (BUSx437) FINC Elective C 3 UL
Reproductive Health (NURx209) Elective C 3 LL
Research Methods in Psychology (PSYx365)
(3 Credits, PSYC 300)
C 3 UL
Science of Nutrition (SCIx259)
(3 Credits, NUTR 100)
C 3 LL
Social Psychology (PSYx325)
(3 Credits, PSYC 321)
C 3 UL
Spanish Language (SPAx102)
(3 Credits, SPAN 111) and 
(3 Credits, SPAN 112)
C 6 LL
Statistics (MATx210)
(3 Credits, STAT 200)
C 3 LL
Transition to the Professional Nurse Role (NURx108) Elective C 3 LL
Weather and Climate (PHYx120)
(3 Credits, NSCI 170)
C 3 LL
Workplace Communication with Computers (BUSx220) COMM Elective C 3 LL
World Conflict Since 1900 (HISx340) HIST Elective C 3 UL
World Population (SOCx330) SOCY Elective C 3 UL

UMGC is not responsible for determining students' prior knowledge or preparation for these exams. Approval to take exams does not guarantee award of credit. Other conditions, such as the appropriate score, must be satisfied. All estimates are based on current exams. If you have taken any exams in earlier years, please contact your advisor for more information about scores and equivalencies. All information on credit by exam is subject to change without notice.

 

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