Credit for Prior Learning

Earn College Credit for What You Already Know!

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.

Students who completed a Career Certificate program may be eligible to earn college credit and continue their education through the aligned Associate of Science degree program at Broward College. Save time & money.

Technical College Articulation Agreements

Broward College awards credits for many certificates or licensures broadly recognized in the industry. Students who hold a current industry certification(s) or licensures may be eligible to receive college credit.

Industry Certification Articulation Agreements

Broward College awards college credit for standardized examinations that document the required knowledge and competencies for one or more subject areas.


The Dual Enrollment Program at Broward College (BC) is an accelerated program that allows eligible public/charter, private, and home school secondary students to take postsecondary coursework and simultaneously earn both high school and college credits, saving both time and money.

Dual Enrollment

Broward County Public School students who completed a Career and Technical program in Broward County Public High Schools may qualify for college credit towards an aligned Associate of Science degree program. Let Broward College save you time & money.

High School Articulation Agreements

The 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.

Microcredentialing in Higher Education (MicroHE)

MicroHE is bridging the gap between real-world skills, relevant education, and regional demand for a skilled workforce.

  • Creating a framework with employers for awarding micro-credentialing/badging using industry certifications and prior learning assessments in the Information Technology, supply chain management, and healthcare industries
  • Procuring an online platform for developing and awarding digital badges that can connect to other platforms such as LinkedIn and Indeed for job searches
  • Enhancing the process for awarding college credit for these micro-credentials that will accelerate participants' completion of a Technical Certificate or degree
  • Providing distance learning infrastructure in the Broward UP™/Opportunity Zone communities for access to workforce education and training, leading to these micro-credentials and giving them access to courses taught on the College's campuses

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Broward College, Continuing Education programs are eligible for college credit towards an aligned Technical Certificate and/or Associate of Science degree.

Continuing Education to Degree

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.