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Credit to Prior Learning

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Credit for Prior Learning

You did the work. Now, get the credit. Go forward, faster. You may have previous school experience or credentials that can be transferred to Harper College to help you reach your academic goals faster.

Credit Transfers

Information on how to transfer credit from another college or university in the US. Learn more.

International Credit for Prior learning

Learn about the steps you need to take to transfer credit from a university outside the US. Find out how today!

Advanced Placement Program

High school students that are interested in joining the Advanced Placement Program, learn how to apply!


The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is open to both Harper College students and members of the community. Interested in taking the exam? Learn more about your next steps.

Proficiency Credit Program

Harper College offers credit for prior learning opportunities through assessments created by our academic departments. There's a variety of assessments like taking a test or providing a professional license for review. Follow these steps to pursue Proficiency Credit.

College Credit for Military Service

You can earn college credit for your military experience and training. Learn how to have your military transcripts evaluated.

International Baccalaureate

High school students interested in the International Baccalaureate Program, follow these steps to apply.

State Seal of Biliteracy

This high school program recognizes students with advanced levels of proficiency in speaking, writing, and reading one or more languages in addition to English. Learn more today!

Find Eligible Courses

See what courses are eligible for credit for prior learning. Search for courses

Credits Through Trainings, Licensures & Certifications

Harper College awards credit for the completion of certain trainings and licensure programs. Learn more here.

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Last Updated: 2/16/24