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PLA Self Assessment
Ready to Earn Credit for What You Already Know?
Take Peirce College’s PLA Self-Assessment
This short questionnaire will help determine if you are a good candidate for prior learning assessment
(PLA), which enables you to earn credit for college-level knowledge you have acquired through work,
professional and military training, credit-by-exam programs, professional licenses and certifications and
other experiences. It only takes a few minutes.
Tell us about yourself
Primary Phone Type
What best describes you?
I am a student at Peirce College.
I have applied to Peirce College for admission.
I am not an applicant or a student at Peirce College.
Are you a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. military?
Have you ever taken a standardized credit-by-exam program, such as CLEP® or DSST®/DANTES?
Are you comfortable with taking standardized exams to earn college credit?
Do you possess any professional certifications, licenses or other professional credentials?
Have you completed any formal professional training or educational programs (this would include law enforcement training, corporate training, IT training, apprenticeships, etc.)?
How much formal work experience do you have?
More than 10 years
Less than 5 years
Are you fluent in a foreign language?
Have you passed a college-level English Composition or writing course?
Are you comfortable with composition-style research and writing?
Do you people consider you an expert in any subject or hobby you have (this would include subjects like history, art, music, literature, religion, etc.)?
Have you ever earned credit via a portfolio assessment process before?
Are you interested in speaking with an enrollment specialist to learn more about prior learning assessment at Peirce College?