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Get credit for what you know

Whether you’re at home or on the front lines, your experiences may count for college credit.

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is designed to help you save money and graduate faster. Turn your on-the-job training, workplace certifications, military service and experiences into potential college credit. Even the skills you’re sharpening during these unprecedented times, like stress management and parenting, can move you closer to your goals.

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Get credit for what you know

    

Whether you’re at home or on the front lines, your experiences may count for college credit.

 

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is designed to help you save money and graduate faster. Turn your on-the-job training, workplace certifications, military service and experiences into potential college credit. Even the skills you’re sharpening during these unprecedented times, like stress management and parenting, can move you closer to your goals.

Graduate faster

For every three credits you earn through PLA, you’ll graduate five weeks faster.

Save on tuition

For every three credits you earn through PLA, you’ll save almost $1,200 in tuition.

Get a custom plan

Call one of our enrollment representatives to discuss how your experience might work for you.

Here's how to get credit

 

You can use one or more of these options to potentially earn credit.

See if your experience counts

Use the tool below to find the most popular ways students have earned credits for trainings or certifications. Also check out these additional pre-approved PLA professional trainings and journal topics .

Whether you’re enrolled at University of Phoenix or thinking about applying, we'll help you identify potential credit-saving opportunities.

Whether you’re enrolled at University of Phoenix or thinking about applying, we'll help you identify potential credit-saving opportunities.

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