You may be able to fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary, and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process. To be eligible for PLA credits, you must be an undergraduate student who has already been accepted into Blue Ridge and completed the admission process.
There is a submission fee and a fee per credit assessed applied to your program. The submission fee is $300, and the fee per credit awarded is $10.
Application to the PLA process does not guarantee credits will be applied, so please read the qualifications carefully. Speak with your Academic Advisor about whether your experience can qualify for college credit.
There are two ways to qualify:
Create a Professional Training Portfolio.
This portfolio will include a description of an institutional or corporate training courses, the date it was completed, number of hours of training and other essential information, such as a course description. The portfolio includes:
Posting of Credits for a recognized standard certification
Certification credits are approved and awarded through program assessment by Program Coordinators.
Life Experience and Training:
Tests – Exams/ Certifications
Need more information? Contact:
Dr. Apryl McDonough
304-260-4380 ext. 2336