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Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) recognizes that college-level learning can occur outside of the college classroom. Professional and life experiences are valuable for demonstrating high level learning. PLA also describes the process in which college credit is awarded for prior experience.
For more information about PLA, visit go.depaul.edu/OPLA