Bridgewater State University accepts military coursework credit listed on the Joint Services transcript as recommended by the ACE Guide to the Evaluation of Education Experiences in the Armed Services. The majority of military coursework is accepted as free elective credit and may be evaluated to fulfill further specific degree requirements on a case-by-case basis. Credit may also be earned and accepted from exams taken through CLEP and DSST. A maximum of 90 transfer credits may be awarded through the submission of any combination of college, military and testing transcripts. Bridgewater is currently in discussions with CAEL regarding portfolio credit.