The Admissions Process
Application: A comprehensive application is comprised of all academic background education.
Transcripts: The student may receive an evaluation based on a copy of their transcript(s) of prior education. Official transcripts must be received by the University and in the student's file before enrollment.
An admissions specialist to determine student eligibility into the program of interest evaluates all application materials. From that evaluation an Academic Plan of Study, which maps out the student's anticipated program studies, is created and submitted for Dean approval. Once accepted into the program, the student will be notified via email and sent enrollment materials consisting of:
All enrollment materials must be signed and returned to the University prior to enrolling in courses.
Janus University admits students of all races, color, national and ethnic origins and disabilities to all the rights, privileges and activities accorded or made available at the University. Janus University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origins or disabilities in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies or any other University-administered program.
Qualifications for Admissions
Master's Degree Programs: A student accepted for enrollment in a Master's program must possess a Bachelor Degree from and appropriately accredited institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Exceptions to this policy, such as 7-10 years of experience in the related area, are considered on a case-by-case basis and require formal documentation. (See Educational Equivalencies for more information on this exception.)
Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate college-level proficiency in English by means of one of the following:
*Accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or an accepted foreign equivalent.
Requirements for Admissions
Admission requirements vary according to the program of interest and student; however, general admission requirements are listed below.
Students seeking enrollment in college level courses but do not intend to complete a degree program with our institution need only the following:
Transfer of Credits
The University accepts transfer credit, allowable by State Law, when official transcripts are evaluated from institutions that are approved by the state of California, approved by other states, or are from post-secondary institutions accredited by any agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. International students may transfer credits based upon an independent evaluation by a Credential Evaluation Service.
The university allows advanced placement for qualified students based on formal and informal learning, or a combination thereof. The maximum allowable transfer credits vary according to the degree length and are as follows:
College courses for which a student is seeking transfer credits must meet the following qualifications: (1) a "B" or higher; (2) taken at an appropriately accredited institution; (3) taken within the past five years; and (4) align with the content to the program in which the student will enroll.
Procedures for Requesting Transfer of Credit based on Formal Learning
Transfer credits based on informal learning or Experience-based Learning may be awarded for knowledge or skills that have been acquired outside of the traditional educational system. Examples are: work/business experience, university level equivalency tests, achievements in a related profession, military training or other postsecondary-level equivalent experience. Transfer credits based on informal learning are limited to one-half of the maximum allowable transfer credits for the program of interest.
Procedures for Requesting Transfer of Credit based on Informal Learning