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Credit for Prior Learning

Frequently Asked Questions

How many credits can I earn?

A maximum of 30 credit hours, or almost two semesters of college credit, may be earned through portfolio assessment.

How will the credits be posted on my transcript?

The course number and title corresponding to your portfolio will be listed with a grade of "P" (Pass). Credit hours will be calculated towards total hours earned, but they will not be calculated towards your cumulative grade-point average.

What is the cost of earning credit by Portfolio Assessment?

Once the completed portfolio is approved, the student will be assessed a cost of $300 for transcribing. Each additional portfolio carries a $150 reader fee. No other tuition costs are assessed.

Will I develop the actual portfolio during the one hour class?

You will be given instruction on how to develop the portfolio. You will also develop the personal and work narrative as part of the class. You will have a good start towards developing the actual portfolio. However, you do not have to complete a portfolio to pass the course.