Degrees and Certificates

Master of Science Prior Learning Credits

Master of Science 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 assessment.
  • 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 portfolio within 60 days of the chair’s signature.
  • Students must obtain department approval and submit the form to the Bursar with payment.

M.S. Classes with Possible Prior Learning Credits

  • NUR 7005
  • NUR 7002

Questions about Prior Learning Credits?

Contact Stacey Callahan at or (937) 775-3954.