Prior Learning Assessment
You may have already earned college credit through non-traditional methods. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the process that Hillsborough Community College uses to evaluate academic credit for college-level knowledge and skills that you may have gained outside of the traditional classroom.
Hillsborough Community College offers different PLA methodologies and acceleration mechanisms to assist you. This may include what you have earned through:
- Military Service
- Employer Training Programs
- Accelerated Academic Programs like CLEP, Advanced Placement, or Dual Enrollment.
School District of Hillsborough County
Technical Colleges and Centers
Manatee County School District
Ocala School district
State-wide PSAV- AS
Accelerated Articulated Credit