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 College 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
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Review Your Work
Credit by Exam
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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.
Did you complete a professional training program, earn a special licensure or other credential? Bring that credential in for review for possible credit.
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.