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Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Career Services recognizes that you may be able to earn college credit for learning acquired through life experiences. Credit for Prior Learning provides opportunities to earn credit for learning acquired through life experiences; including work, the military and non-collegiate training programs.
Credit may be awarded through credentialing for certifications and trainings, such as the Fire Academy, EMT, and military for the award of credit.
To start the process and for additional information about Credit for Prior Learning, visit :


Room 272 Administration Building
Phone:  508-854-4439
Fax:     508-854-4426
Office Hours: 
Monday,             8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday,            8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday,        8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday,           8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday,               8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Summer Hours: Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Credit for Prior Learning
My Experience Counts - Credit for Prior Learning
International Academic Credential Evaluation
This service is for students that have taken college level courses outside of the United States
World Education Services, Inc. (WES)
P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274-5087
Portfolio Assessment
Competency Exams
Includes Advanced Placement, CLEP, DANTES and Challenge Exams.
Fire Science Majors ONLY
Transcript request available online
For Fire Science Majors Only

If you need to request a copy of your Mass. Firefighting Academy transcripts, you may download the form from their website.  If you attended Recruit Training, please make sure to request that be listed on your transcripts.  The form may be downloaded from: ; click on MFA Request for Student Records

Fire Science - Credit for Prior Learning
Public Service Careers
Credit for Alternative Learning
Directed Study
Independent Study
Special Programs
Worcester Art Museum
College Credit for Military Training
Visit the Veteran Affairs page on the portal for more information: 
Informational Handout - Earning credit for military training
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