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Pre-Approved Prior Learning Assessments

​School of Continuing and Professional Studies has pre-approved the following learning assessments by competence and undergraduate quarter credit hours. There is a fee of $150 per submission.

Time Considerations

  • Students who plan to graduate inSpring Quarter 2022should have submitted all PLA projects byOctober 27, 2021.
  • Students who plan to graduate inAutumn Quarter 2022should have submitted all PLA projects byMay 9,2022.
  • In SpringQuarter, passing submissions received afterMay 9,2022will not appear on studentrecords until Summer Quarter.
  • Students should submit allPLA no later than 2 quarters before their planned graduation.
  • PLA submissionsare not processed during weekends, holidays, or other times when the university is closed.
  • Once a PLA submissionis made, it may take up to three businessweeks for the assessment to be completed.

To submit documents of completion for one of the trainings below, complete the Pre-Approved PLA checklist. Then submit the completed checklist and all documents of completion to SCPSAssessment@depaul.edu.

Organization Training Received Documents of Completion Level

Association for Talent Development
(ATD)

Workplace Learning and Performance Institute Course (WLPI) Certificate/ Transcript Undergraduate

Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) Certificate/ Transcript Undergraduate
Building Owners and Managers Institute International
(BOMI)
Certificates Transcript Undergraduate
Designations Transcript Undergraduate
Chicago Theological Union Pre Graduate Courses
of at least 2 semester credit hours are graded
Transcript Undergraduate
DePaul Continuing and Professional Education
(CPE)
Integrated Marketing Communication Certificate Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate

Business Analyst Certification Program Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate
Paralegal Studies Certificate Program Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate
Project Management Certificate Program* Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate
Financial Planning Certificate Program* Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate/Graduate**

Grant Writing Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate/Graduate**
Supply Chain Management Certificate Program* Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate
Professional Human Resources Certificate Program* Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate
Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate
Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate/ CPE Transcript Undergraduate/Graduate**
DePaul Labor Education Center Labor Leadership Program Certificate Undergraduate
Language Testing International(LTI) Language WritingProficiency Test
(WPT)
Test Results Undergraduate
Fifth Third Bank Financial Center Management Associate Letter from their Fifth Third Bank Manager or Human Resources representative stating the dates of attendance and completion of the FCMA training Undergraduate
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
(FINRA)
Series 7 exam BrokerCheck Report Undergraduate
HR Certification Institute
(HRCI)
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Exam Results Undergraduate
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Exam Results Undergraduate
Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) Exam Results Undergraduate
Life Office Management Association
(LOMA)
Certificate Transcript Undergraduate
AssociateDesignation Transcript Undergraduate
Fellow, Life Management Institute(FLMI) Transcript Undergraduate
Fellow, Secure Retirement Institute(FSRI) Transcript Undergraduate
Project Management Institute
(PMI)
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate Undergraduate
Society for Human Resource Management
(SHRM)
Certified Professional (CP)orSenior Certified Professional (SCP) Certificate Undergraduate/Graduate**

State of Illinois

Police Officer Basic Training

Undergraduate

State of Illinois

CertifiedNursing Assistant

Evidence of Completion of a program listed on the IllinoisDepartment of Public Health Registryand listing on theIllinois Department of Public Health - Health Care Worker Registry
Undergraduate

For Credit Hour Articulation, consult this chart.
For Competence Articulations for students in BAIFA, BAC, and BAGB, consult this chart.

*Students may get credit for CPE coursework or certificate, but not both.

**PLA credit may be applied to an undergraduate or graduate degree, but not both.