Professional Regulation and Transfer: Exploring the Impact of Professional Regulation on Transfer Activity in the BC Transfer System

Author: F. McQuarrie | Published: Feb 14, 2024

This report examines the types of professional regulation in BC that interact with institutions and programs in the BC Transfer System, and assesses the extent to which professional regulation affects transfer activity within the BC Transfer System.

While the potential exists for conflicts between program accreditation or practitioner licensing requirements and transfer credit mobility within the BC Transfer System, such conflicts are not a significant or frequent problem. However, conflicts between accreditation/licensing requirements and institutional practices may occur in other areas, such as admissions. Because the BC Transfer System is much more extensive and active than other post-secondary transfer systems, institutions and programs should ensure that accrediting bodies are aware of the requirements of BCTS membership and the BCTS’ commitment to facilitating student mobility.