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International Baccalaureate (IB)

The International Baccalaureate program is a challenging curriculum offered in high schools around the world that is designed to prepare students for advanced work in many countries’ postsecondary systems. Because it is international, the curriculum is not always as closely aligned with courses in American colleges and universities as Advanced Placement courses, and students and teachers often choose topics within a fairly wide range. Students frequently conduct independent projects as part of the curriculum. Many subjects have both Standard Level and Higher Level versions, which typically require additional specialized research or independent work. International Baccalaureate assessments are conducted worldwide, so that an American student’s work may be evaluated by a teacher in Singapore or vice-versa, and they often include substantial long-answer components or assessment of student research projects or portfolios.

More information about the IB program is available at http://www.ibo.org/.

For information on IB test scores and course equivalencies, click on the links below.


Miami Dade College uses the minimum scores, credits, and guidelines for awarding credit for exams established by the State of Florida's Articulation Coordinating Committee (ACC). For additional information please visit the Accelerated Credit Options web page from Florida Virtual Campus website and click on Credit by Exam Scores and Credit Awarded (PDF).

All exams for Credit-by-Exam are processed as transcripts. Below is the College’s contact information for processing transcripts.

Miami Dade College
Transcript Processing Services, Rm. 3113 
11011 S.W. 104 Street
Miami, Florida 33176-3393

Phone: (305) 237-2701
Fax: (305) 237-2796
e-mail: transcriptservices@mdc.edu


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