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Earn Credit for Prior Learning

Do you speak Spanish or another language? Are you proficient with computers and software? Do you have career or military experience? Then you may be able to earn college credit for your knowledge and skills. With NECC’s Credit for Life Learning, you can save money, move through the sequence of courses at a faster pace, and graduate quicker!

Ways to Earn Credit for Life Experience

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
CLEP & DSST Testing
Challenge Examinations
Evaluation by Portfolio
Evaluation by Credential
Language Proficiency Testing
Military Evaluations

Credit for Prior Learning Requirements and Costs


Massachusetts Community Colleges – My Experience Counts


  • Donna Felisberto
    Coordinator of Student Assessment, Credit for Life Learning & HSE Chief Examiner


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