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Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

Get Credit For What You Know!

Use Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) to save time and money - get credit for what you know and earn your degree quicker. If your learning matches a college course, we can probably help you prove that and get credit for it.

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PLA Credit

How Do I Get Credit For What I Know?

Who Should Consider PLA?

  • Do you have extensive work or volunteer experience?
  • Have you successfully completed workplace or other training programs?
  • Have you earned a professional license or credential?
  • Were you ever in the military?
  • Do you have learning that corresponds to college courses?
  • Can you document your college-level learning?

If you answered "yes" to any of the above, then consider PLA and continue exploring the options on this page.

When Should I Consider PLA?

  • The earlier in your educational planning, the better.
  • Avoid taking classes that you could earn PLA credit for.

Why Should I Consider PLA?

  • Save time!
  • Save money!
  • Earn credit!
  • Obtain your degree quicker!

What About the Fees?

Current fees are posted in the online College Catalog:

How Do I Get Help With The Fees?

HLSCI TAACCCT Grant PLA Activities

Contact the PLA Office.