The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

 

IB

Applications for current 8th graders to apply to county special programs, including the Regional IB Program at Watkins Mill High School are now open and available through the ParentVue Portal in Synergy. Please explore our WMHS Regional IB website  for more information on the program and application. 
We will host a Virtual Webinar for Regional IB applicants and their families this Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7pm. Please join us:

Link to view webinar on 10/15 at 7pm: 

Please click here to join the webinar:

Webinar ID: 857 4824 8581

Passcode: 926239

 

WMHS IB Regional Program Overview 

 

Program Contact Information

IB Diploma/IB Certificate Program Coordinator: Lisa Ingram   301-284-4375

MYP Coordinator: Richard Courtot III   301-686-5729

IB/MYP Supervising Administrator: Jennifer Bado-Aleman    301-284-4400

 
 

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)

Watkins Mill High School IB Policy 

IB Dipolma Program 

IB Certificate Program 

 

IB Credit-University Policy 

University of Maryland, College Park

College Park requires 5’s and 6’s, depending on the course, to grant credit. You’ll note that HL (two year) courses receive more credit than (SL) one year courses.

http://www.transfercredit.umd.edu/plc/IBGenEd.pdf

 

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Like College Park, UMBC requires 5-6’s for credit:

http://catalog.umbc.edu/content.php?catoid=15&navoid=768#International_Baccalaureate__IB__Examinations

 

Towson University

International Baccalaureate

Towson University recognizes that the International Baccalaureate (IB) program represents achievement beyond the standard American high school program and regularly awards advanced standing to students who successfully complete IB course work.

Students who earn an IB diploma will be awarded 30 units toward the bachelor's degree and receive sophomore standing. Some of these units may be applied toward Towson's Core Curriculum requirements; each student's IB units will be individually evaluated for Core Curriculum applicability.

https://www.towson.edu/admissions/undergrad/freshmen/credits/internationalbaccalaureate.html

 

Salisbury University

Students who earn an IB Course Certificate will be awarded 3 – 8 semester hours of credit for each Higher Level IB exam completed with a score of 4 or above. Students who earn an IB Diploma will be awarded 3 – 8 semester hours of credit, up to 30 credits, for scores of 4 or above on both the higher level and the standard level IB exams. Students are awarded credit for courses at SU as detailed in the following table. Official IB examination results must be sent directly from IB to the SU Admissions Office.

http://www.salisbury.edu/registrar/resources/creditexam.html#International%20Baccalaureate%20Program%20(IB)

 

Montgomery College

Offers credit for scores of 5-7. Standard and Higher Level Charts at this link….opens charts in excel (pasted charts here)

http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/department2.aspx?id=15744#courses

 

St. Mary’s College of Maryland

A student must earn at least a 5 or better on their Higher Level (HL) IB exam to transfer. IB exams transfer as 4 credits each.

http://www.smcm.edu/student-support-services/advising/students/clep-ap-and-ib-exam-equivalencies/

 

George Washington University

Assuming there is no duplication of coursework, a maximum of 24 credits may be awarded on the basis of work completed while enrolled in high school through examinations.

http://bulletin.gwu.edu/university-regulations/ib/ib.pdf

 

Shippensburg University

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is an internationally recognized curriculum that offers 11th and 12th grade students an opportunity to earn the IB diploma. The IB diploma is a passport to higher education. The program is offered in over 800 public and private secondary schools in more than 100 countries around the world.Shippensburg University recognizes the IB Diploma as well as IB Certificates.

https://www.ship.edu/admissions/undergraduate/international_baccalaureate_program_ib/

 

George Mason University

The following list ofInternational Baccalaureate (IB) exams and corresponding Mason transfer credit is effective for new students beginning fall 2017. Official IB transcripts should be sent to the Office of Admissions from the International Baccalaureate Organization:www.ibo.org.

https://www2.gmu.edu/admissions-aid/how-apply/transfer/transfer-credit-policy#exams

 

MYA Program