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Global Assessment Certificate Program

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The Global Assessment Certificate Program (GAC) is the world’s most recognized university preparation program for students with English as a second language. It was developed by ACT in conjunction with universities and accrediting bodies around the world to prepare students for university study in English-speaking countries. Husson University is one of the GAC program’s Pathway Universities and is pleased to recognize the Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) Program as satisfying admission requirements for our university.

These requirements include:

Completion of the Global Assessment Certificate at Level III

  • Minimum grade point average of 2.60
  • Minimum Test of English as a Second Language(TOEFL) score of 75
    OR Minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0
    OR Minimum ACT Assessment English subscore of 21
  • Completion of Husson University International Student application and submission of all necessary documents

All GAC applicants to Husson University will be reviewed for merit based scholarships at the levels of $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000. Husson University will provide up to 39 credits to be applied to undergraduate programs in the equivalencies as outlined in the chart below.

Complete information for international students and all requirements for admission may be found at Questions may be sent to the Director of International Initiatives at or

We look forward to welcoming GAC graduates to our institution.

Husson University –Global Assessment Certificate Equivalency Chart

Husson University

GAC module

Credit points

MI 111 Introduction to Microcomputing

GAC 005 Computing I: Introduction to Computer for Academic Study


CM 200 Interpersonal Communications

GAC 006 Business Science and Social Science I: Communication Skills


MS 132 Probability and Statistics

GAC 010 Mathematics II: Probability, Statistics, and Finance


MI 214 Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications

GAC 011 Computing II: Data Management


BA 101 Introduction to Business

GAC 012 Business II: Business Studies


EH 123 Rhetoric and Composition I

GAC 104 Academic English III: Listening and Speaking Skills


EH 124 Rhetoric and Composition II

GAC 015 Academic English III: Reading and Writing Skills


MS 181 Calculus with Applications

GAC 016 Mathematics II: Calculus and Advanced Applications


MI 132 Introduction to Web Design

GAC 017 Computing III: Digital Communication


BA__ Business Related Elective

GAC 022 Business III: International Business Studies


SC__ Science Elective

GAC 023 Science III: General Science


SY 201 Principles of Sociology

GAC 027 Social Science II: Identity and Interaction in Society


SY__Sociology Elective – Meets Global Requirement

GAC 028 Social Science III: Research Skills and Global Issues


To receive credit transfer, students must submit to Husson University official transcripts from ACT Education Solutions that identify the name of the Approved Teaching Center (ATC) and contain: student’s name, official GAC number, number grade, percentage score, weighted percentage average, and cumulative GPA. Transcripts must be signed and dated by the Academic Director and Principal of the ATC.