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Get Credit for What You Know

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

Turn what you have learned outside of the classroom into credit and expedite your path to a degree…saving you time and money. Moravian University offers Prior Learning Assessment, a unique program that turns your relevant work and real-world experience into usable credits, so you can earn your degree that much faster. Talk to us about how to earn credit for this experience.

Help us to decide if PLA is in your future! Click here to complete a survey about your educational experiences. (This information will go to your SEM to review with you.)

Student Experience Mentor

Your SEM is your one stop shop for everything you need. Financial aid, admissions, student support, you name it. Your SEM will be with you right from the start and help you pave the way to graduation.

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How does it work?

Step 1

Contact your SEM

Step 2

Review Your Work Portfolio Review Credit by Exam

Step 3

Get credit and fast track your degree!

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) is a national nonprofit that works at all levels within the higher education, public and private sectors to make it easier for people to get the education and training they need.

CAEL: Linking Learning and Work


Portfolio Review

Work with a mentor to plan an assessment process for credit, which might include assembling a portfolio, writing papers, case studies, presentations, and/or interviews.

Credit by Exam

Earn college credit by passing an exam. Exams include CLEP, DSST, NYU Language exams, AP, and Excelsior exams.

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Credential Review

Did you complete a professional training program, earn a special licensure or other credential? Bring that credential in for review for possible credit.