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Pre-approved Prior Learning Assessments

​​​​​​​Expedited for Undergraduate Credit

School of Continuing and Professional Studies has pre-approved the following learning assessments by competence and undergraduate quarter credit hours. To request credit for degree programs, students will use the Pre-Approved PLA submission form and attach the appropriate documents of completion. There is a fee of $150 per submission.

OrganizationTraining Received​Documents of Completion

Association for Talent Development

Workplace Learning and Performance Institute Course (WLPI)Certificate/ Transcript
Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP)Certificate/ Transcript
 Building Owners and Managers Institute International
Chicago​ Theological UnionPre Graduate Courses
of at least 2 semester credit hours are  graded
DePaul Continuing and Professional Education
Integrated Marketing Communication CertificateCertificate/ CPE Transcript

Business Analyst Certification ProgramCertificate/ CPE Transcript
Paralegal Studies Certificate ProgramCertificate/ CPE Transcript
Project Management Certificate Program*Certificate/ CPE Transcript
Financial Planning Certificate Program*Certificate/ CPE Transcript
Grant WritingCertificate/ CPE Transcript
Supply Chain Management Certificate Program*Certificate/ CPE Transcript
Professional Hum​an Resources Certificate Program*Certificate/ CPE Transcript
Six Sigma Green BeltCertificate/ CPE Transcript
Six Sigma Black BeltCertificate/ CPE Transcript
DePaul Labor Education CenterLabor​ Leadership Program Certificate
L​anguage Testing International (LTI)Language Writing Proficiency Test
Test Results
Fifth Third B​ankFinancial Center Management AssociateLetter from their Fifth Third Bank Manager or Human Resources representative stating the dates of attendance and completion of the FCMA training
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Series 7 examBrokerCheck Report
HR Certification Institute
Professional in Human Resources (PHR)Exam Results
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)Exam Results
Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR)Exam Results
Life Office Management Ass​ociation
Associate DesignationTranscript
Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)Transcript
Fellow, Secure Retirement Institute (FSRI)Transcript
Project Management Institute
Project Management Professional (PMP)Certificate
Society for Human Resource Management
Certified Professional (CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SCP)Certificate

State of Illinois 

Police Officer Basic Training


​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​ 

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

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