If you have developed considerable expertise related to your job or have completed extensive reading in a specialized area, it is possible that you have acquired knowledge that is college level.
IUP offers several methods to earn college credit for the college-level learning that you have gained through your work and life experiences, independent reading and study, and participation in formal courses sponsored by associations, business, government,
industry, the military, and unions.
Through a Portfolio Assessment method, students are able to earn college credit by preparing a portfolio of documents, writings, tests, or examples of their work as evidence of learning. The portfolio will be evaluated by a qualified faculty member to
determine whether or not you have demonstrated learning normally achieved by taking the equivalent college course. By converting your learning into college credit, you save valuable time and could earn your degree more quickly.
In order to be eligible to participate in this program, applicants must meet the following requirements:
In addition, the following policy points must be met:
Download the Portfolio Assessment Application