Broward College recognizes learning can be obtained through various means and wants to help you save time & money!

Credit for Prior Learning at Broward College allows you the opportunity to earn college credits for the knowledge and skills you've acquired while in high school, technical college, at work, or other life experiences.

Scholarship Opportunity

Through grant funding, CLEP and Prior Learning Assessment fees may be covered to qualifying students who reside in the following zip codes: 33311, 33313, 33319, 33309, 33069, and 33023. For additional information, please complete the application form.

About Scholarship

Credit for Prior Learning Opportunities

Certifications and Licensures

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Broward College awards credits for many certificates or licensures broadly recognized in the industry.

See Available Industry Certification Articulation Agreements

Real-World Experience

Prior Learning Assessment Program

Developed primarily for working adults, is designed to recognize the academic value of what students have learned through experiences outside the college classroom.

Prior Learning Assessment

Military Training

Military educational experiences, courses, and training may be eligible for credit.

Military Training/Experience


Broward County High School Career and Technical Educational Programs and Florida Department of Education Career Certificates and Apprenticeship Programs

Students who complete a Career and Technical Education program or an FLDOE Apprenticeship may qualify for college credits toward an aligned Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Science (AS) degree program.

Learn about FLDOE Career, Technical and Apprenticeship Articulation Agreements


Standardized Credit-by-Exams

Earn credit for standardized examinations that document the required knowledge and competencies for one or more subject areas.

Browse Eligible Exam Options

Credit for Prior Learning Advantages

Save Money

On average, students save between $1,222.00 and $3,048.00 while attaining their degree!

Save Time

On average, students save an average of 2.5 to 13.9 months of time while attaining their degree!

Persist Longer

On average, students take an additional 19 more credit hours!

Earn a Degree

Graduation rates are nearly 22% higher!


For more information email contact Credit for Prior Learning via email.