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Credit for Prior LearningCredit for Prior Learning: Are You a Good Candidate?

To find out, take the simple assessment below.

1. Do you have five or more years of experience in one field?

Yes
No


2. Do you have five or more years of experience in fields related to your field that demonstrate a consistency of professional purpose?

Yes
No


3. In your work in your field have you been exposed to a broad range of experiences?

Yes
No


4. Do you usually feel in control of your own successes and failures?

Yes
No


5. Are you willing to assume new roles and responsibilities?

Yes
No


6. Do you keep abreast of changes in your profession by reading recent publications and by enrolling in credit or non-credit courses?

Yes
No


7. Do you formally and informally network with others in your field?

Yes
No


8. Are you involved or been involved in volunteer activities where you use your professional skills?

Yes
No


9. Do you want to consolidate your lifetime of learning experiences by earning formal educational or professional recognition?

Yes
No


15 - 18 points High probability of success.
10 - 14 points Average probability of success.
0 - 9 points Don't give up on the chance to reap the rewards of your past. Contact a college advisor who may notice skills and experience that you may not have considered.

For more information on life experience credit , see How to Accelerate Your Degree Plan and Credit Options.

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