Prior Learning Assessment

The Prior Learning Assessment Master Course was originally sponsored by Southern Polytechnic State University due in part to a generous grant offered by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL).

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a process by which students present acceptable documentation demonstrating they have achieved some type of college/university level learning that could be translated into college/university level credit.

This self-paced, on-demand program is ideal for assessors who may be responsible assisting candidates for prior learning course credit.

These candidates may be:

  • Degree-seeking students with unfilled credit.
  • Students who have worked under the scope of a supervisor or have worked as a supervisor or manager.
  • Adult students with a GED or high school diploma.
  • And many more!

Once you complete this program, you will have a basic understanding of PLA and be able to assess prior learning for your respective organization.

Mobile Learning on a Gamification Platform

We’re never more serious than when we play. Kennesaw State University has partnered with Jubi, the innovative company that is reinventing business learning. The Jubi gamification platform makes learning fun, engaging—and, well, jubilant.

Earn and Share Your New Credential

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Kennesaw State University Digital badges are the new credential for validating knowledge and know-how in the digital world. Earn the new micro-credential for Prior Learning Assessment and share it on your digital resume, social media sites, and with your network!

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