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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 $300 per submission.

Time Considerations​
  • In Fall Quarter, passing submissions received after October 26, 2022 will not appear on student records until Winter Quarter.
  • Students who plan to graduate in Spring Quarter 2023 should have submitted all PLA projects by October 26, 2022.
  • Students who plan to graduate in Winter Quarter 2023 should have submitted all PLA projects by August 1, 2022.
  • Students who plan to graduate in Autumn Quarter 2022 should have submitted all PLA projects by May 9, 2022.
  • Students should submit all PLA no later than 2 quarters before their planned graduation. 
  • PLA projects are not processed during weekends, holidays, or other times when the university is closed.
  • Once a PLA project is submitted, it may take up to three business weeks 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)

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 Writing Proficiency Test
(WPT)​
Test Results Undergraduate
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
(FINRA)
Series 7 exam BrokerCheck Report Undergraduate
HR Certification Institute
(HRCI)
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Exam Results Undergraduate/Graduate**
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Exam Results Undergraduate/Graduate**
Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) Exam Results Undergraduate/Graduate**
Life Office Management Association
(LOMA)
Certificate Programs
Transcript Undergraduate
Associate Designation​ 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) or Senior Certified Professional (SCP) Certificate Undergraduate/Graduate**

State of Illinois

Police Officer Basic Training

Undergraduate

State of Illinois

Certified Nursing Assistant

Evidence of Completion of a program listed on the Illinois Department of Public Health Registry and listing on the Illinois Department of Public Health - Health Care Worker Registry
Undergraduate
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)​
​Certified Public Accountant

​AICPA Certification
​Graduate**

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.