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Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)


Prior Learning Assessment allows a student the opportunity to earn college credit for learning done outside of the classroom.

Prior Learning Credit May Include:

  • Significant work or volunteer experience in the area which you are seeking credit.
  • State, national, or industry certifications that define your learning experience.
  • Advanced Placement exams taken while in high school.
  • Articulating and documenting the learning you received as a result of your experiences.

If you meet any of the above criteria, contact the PLA manager to explore your opportunities PLA@owens.edu or (567) 661-2387.

Types of Credit for Prior Learning

Credit by Exam
Military Transcript Request
Portfolio Assessment
Work Experience Credit
High School Articulation and Tech Prep Credit

Questions

For any questions regarding PLA, click here.

Fees

View our Student Accounts webpage for fees.