FAES Academic Programs at NIH operates as a non-degree-granting independent postsecondary institution.

Credit-bearing courses of FAES Academic Programs may be accepted in transfer at other colleges and universities. For approval and specific information, students need to consult the transfer policies of the receiving institution.

Credit-bearing academic courses do not include laboratory work unless this activity is stated specifically in the course description. FAES daytime workshops are hands on, held in a laboratory setting and are not credit bearing.