Credit for Prior Learning

Credit for Prior Learning and Experience

Do you believe a course(s) duplicates subject matter that you have already learned? Then, yes, you may be able to save time and money by earning college credit at Macomb for your prior learning and experience in one (or more) of three different ways.

1. Credit by Examination

2. Credit for Other Coursework

3. Credit for Work and Life Experience

  • Portfolio – document how your work/life experience fulfills course requirements
  • Certifications and Licenses – course equivalencies for certifications and licenses you hold
  • Apprenticeships – how current or prior apprenticeship training may be applied to certificate/degree requirements. Contact for more information.
  • Military Service – exams and equivalencies you are eligible for as a military veteran. Contact for more information.

Note: Credit for prior learning awarded by Macomb Community College may not transfer to other institutions.

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