Documents Obtained by the Graduate
Original copies of diplomas,
transcripts and degrees:
You may have one or several original copies of your diploma and
transcript. Your degree will automatically be issued from where AIA
is legalized (USA-Wyoming). The original copies are always issued
in English and will be updated according to the latest regulations
or formats adopted by AIA. Allow 3 weeks for processing and
shipping. AIA issues the following graduation documents:
1– Accredited Diploma*:
It shows the full graduate name, degree program, date, issuing
country and signature of Academic Board Doctor and President.
2- Accredited Transcript: It shows all of the credits
accounted towards the degree, including the credits transferred from
previous education and the credits earned at AIA.
3- Six Certificates: A
certificate in each course you studied.
(New in 2012)
4- Congratulation Letter: A personal letter from the
presidency of the Academy congratulating the graduate.
The AIA diploma and transcript do
not specify distance learning information.
The AIA Transcript
The diploma and transcript
are always issued in English.
American International Academy adult degree programs merge the best
of the two leading higher education systems of the world: Europe and
the United States of America. AIA distance learning degree programs
follows the current higher education guidelines set forth by the
European Union (European Credit Transfer System [ECTS]) as well as
the USA (Generally Accepted Accrediting Practices [GAAP]).
TRANS - Transferred Credits
The AIA transcript clearly shows the total amount of credits
accepted from other educational institutions. Transferred credits
are identified with "TRANS" Code and followed by a one line
description of the major and the name of the awarding institution. A
minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any degree
program must be transferred from previous education and/or validated
from professional experience in order to gain the admission.
CLEX - Credit for Life & Professional Experience
The Academy recognizes knowledge and skills through different work
and life experiences or independent learning which may be equivalent
to some university courses or general education credits. The
transcript will show the total amount of credits granted from prior
knowledge and experience up to a maximum of 20% of the total credits
required to complete any degree program. These credits are
identified with "CLEX" Code.
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