American International Academy
Licensed in USA
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 2 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- 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.