BSN Prior Learning Credits

Bachelor of Science in Nursing students have the opportunity to test out of or submit a portfolio to earn credit for certain classes.

  • Students must be registered for the term in which the prior learning is assessed by exam or portfolio assessments.
  • PLA credits received will not be considered as residency credits.
  • Students may attempt the exam or portfolio assessment no more than two times for the same course.
  • Students may attempt the exam or submit the portfolios within 60 days of the chair’s signature.
  • Students must obtain department approval and submit the forms to the Bursar with payment.

BSN Classes with Possible Prior Learning Credits

Pre-licensure and accelerated


RN-BSN students can test out of a maximum of nine credit hours.

Questions about Prior Learning Credits?

Contact Julie Greenup at or (937) 775-2576.