Prior Learning Assessment

Did you know that it is possible to earn up to 30 of your credits toward your bachelor’s degree at less than half the cost per credit? Southwestern Christian University allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences toward college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.  

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 How Do I Apply for PLA Credit?

  1. Meet with your advisor to discuss relevant learning, work and life experiences you may have.
  2. Take the course, PORT2313: Portfolio Development for Prior Learning.
  3. Submit your portfolio papers for evaluation and credit.
  4. Pay the appropriate portfolio fees/charges.

Contact the PLA Coordinator at 

 Click here to download a copy of the PLA Handbook

 To Speak with an Admissions Representative, call:
(405) 789-7661