Earn Credit Through Experience Plus

Next Acceptance Deadline

Dec 20, 2017


Online and Residential Students:

Your former schooling, training, or on-the-job experience can help you earn additional credit toward your undergraduate degree. Take advantage of the wide variety of options Liberty University gives that can help you get your diploma faster and easier. 

Find out if one of the options below can help turn your experience into credit:  


Get Credit Through:

ExamsExams and Courses

Show the level of knowledge you have acquired by taking standardized tests or complete courses to potentially earn credit for class equivalency. There are dozens of different subject areas and numerous types of tests and courses available to determine your mastery level.

Learn more about credit by examination

PortfolioPortfolios

Find out if you're eligible to receive credit for the knowledge you have gained through training and experience.

Learn more about earning credit by portfolio

Military TrainingMilitary Training

Maximize your military training and experience by finding out if it qualifies you for undergraduate  and graduate credit. Credit is granted based on the American Council on Education (ACE) guide recommendations.

Learn more about credit for military training

Certificate ProgramsCertificate Programs

See if the training you received from an unaccredited, Liberty-approved, certificate program can be turned into credit.

Learn more about credit for select certificate programs


Professional Experience Categories

Your experience could be transferred as credit. Don’t see your job skill listed in the categories below? Submit the Application for Experience Plus Credit to be considered.

  • Administrative

    Professional Certification

    Liberty University awards credit for these certifications, earned through the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).  College credit is recommended by the American Council on Education.  If you have received this certification, please request your official records to be sent to Liberty University.

    • Certified Administrative Professional (CAP)
    • Certified Professional Secretary (CPS)


    Dantes Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)

    There are a wide variety of DSST exams available for those who have experience in the field of business.  DSST tests are offered all over the nation through DSST approved testing centers.  Please review the fact sheets for these exams, to determine your level of knowledge and proficiency.  Please review the LU minimum required score for these exams. DSST business exams include the following:

    • Financial Accounting
    • Human Resource Management
    • Principles of Supervision
    • Intro to Business
    • Intro to Computing


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Acquisition, Logistics, & Procurement

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University awards credit for the following training programs that have received credit recommendations from the American Council on Education.  Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University.

    • Acquisitions Solutions
    • AMC Logistics
    • Business Management Research Associates
    • Defense Acquisition University
    • ESI International
    • Federal Acquisition Management & Training Services
    • Federal Market Institute
    • Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
    • Management Concepts
    • Northwest Procurement Institute
    • Villanova Advanced Contract Management


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Aviation

    License

    Courses Awarded (AVIA)

    Hours Received

    Private Pilot

    210, 215, 220, 225

    12

    Private With Instrument Rating

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 320

    18

    Commercial Single-Engine

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 

    30

    Commercial Multi-Engine

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 430, 440

    34

    Airplane Transport Pilot

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 350, 430, 440

    37

    Commercial Single Engine & Flight Instructor Single Engine

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 410, 420

    36

    Commercial Single and Multi-Engine & Flight Instructor Single Engine 

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 410, 420, 430, 440

    40

    Commercial Single and Multi-Engine & Flight Instructor Single Engine (CFI) & Flight Instructor Instrument (CFI-I)

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 410, 420, 422, 430, 440 41

    Commercial Single and Multi-Engine & Flight Instructor Single Engine (CFI) & Flight Instructor Instrument (CFI-I)  & Flight Instructor Multi Engine (MEI)

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 410, 420, 422, 430, 440, 441

    42
    Airline Transport Pilot & Flight Instructor Single Engine

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 350, 410, 420, 430, 440

    43

    Airline Transport Pilot  & Flight Instructor Single Engine (CFI) & Flight Instructor Instrument (CFI-I)

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 350, 410, 420, 422, 430, 440

    44

    Airline Transport Pilot & Flight Instructor Single Engine (CFI) & Flight Instructor Instrument (CFI-I)  & Flight Instructor Multi Engine (MEI)

    210, 215, 220, 225, 310, 315, 320, 325, 326, 327, 350, 410, 420, 422, 430, 440, 441

    45

    Aviation Mechanic – Airframe

    AVMT 201, 203, 205, 202, 204, 206, 208, 207, 209

    18

    Aviation Mechanic – Powerplant

    AVMT 101, 103, 105, 102, 104, 106, 312, 214, 213, 215, 217, 219, 221, 320 27

    Aviation Mechanic – Airframe/Powerplant

    AVMT 101, 103, 105, 102, 104, 106, 201, 203, 205, 202, 204, 206, 208, 207, 209, 214, 213, 215, 217, 219, 221, 312, 320

    45

    Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the license(s) to eplus@liberty.edu.

  • Banking

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University awards credit for the following training programs that have received college-credit recommendations from the American Council on Education.

    • American Institute of Banking
    • Chevy Chase Bank
    • Commerce Bank, N.A.
    • Credit Union National Association (CUNA)
    • New England School for Financial Studies


    DSST Exam

    If you have training and professional experience in the banking industry that is not recognized by ACE, LU recommends the Money & Banking Exam, offered through DSST. Please review the minimum required score and the Fact Sheet for this exam.  DSST exams are offered through approved testing centers all over the United States.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Border Patrol

    Workforce Training

    Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of of the certificate of completion of basic border patrol training to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.  Training must be completed through the CBP.

    Credit award: CJUS 2XX (14 credits)

  • Cisco Certifications

    Cisco Certifications will be evaluated based on the ACE guide recommendations.

    Please send a copy of your up-to-date certificates and resume to eplus@liberty.edu.  Should certificates be out-of-date, then evaluation will be based on the ACE guide recommendations.

  • Disney College Program

    Disney allows students participating in the Disney College Program to take collegiate courses that are focused around an area of expertise within The Walt Disney Company. These courses are offered through Disney University and are taught with a level of academic rigor consistent with Liberty University classes. Liberty University students who are participating in the Disney College Program and who wish to receive transfer credit will need to submit an official transcript from ACE after successfully completing the course.

    The current ACE approved courses for the Disney College Program will transfer in as follows:
     

    Disney College Course

    Liberty University Equivalent

    Hours

    Disney Corporate Analysis // WALT-0001

    BUSI 3XX

    3

    Disney Corporate Communication // WALT-0011

    SCOM 3XX

    3

    Disney Creativity and Innovation // WALT-0012

    BUSI 3XX

    3

    Disney Hospitality Management // WALT-0004

    BUSI 3XX

    3

    Disney Human Resource Management // WALT-0005

    BUSI 3XX

    3

    Disney Organizational Leadership // WALT-0007

    BUSI 3XX

    3

    Please note: Disney University periodically changes the slate of collegiate courses and some courses are only offered at a specific location. If you have completed a Disney College Program course that is not on the above list, please contact the Registrar’s Office for assistance.

    For more information on the Disney College Program, please contact the Career Center.

  • Early Childhood Education

    Professional Certification

    Liberty University has pre-approved the following credentials:

    • Child Development Associate (CDA)
    • Christian Child Development Education (CCDE), CDEA
    • The Preschool Associate Credential (PAC), ACSI

     

    12 credits are awarded for these credentials as follows:

    • PSYC 221
    • EDUC 2XX
    • EDUC 210
    • HLTH 205

     

    Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the credential to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation. 

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University awards credit for the following providers who have received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education

    • American Montessori Society 
    • National Child Care Association - National Administrator Credential


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Emergency Medical Technician

    Documentation

    Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the license or credential to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.

    Credit Award

    Basic EMT = HLTH 2XX (6 credits)
    Intermediate EMT = HLTH 2XX (12 credits)
    Paramedic = HLTH 2XX (24 credits)


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Employee Benefits

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University will award credit for the following providers who have received college-credit recommendations from the American Council on Education. Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Evangelism

    Approved Training

    Liberty University has approved college credit for the following training providers. Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the diploma to eplus@liberty.edu.

    • Child Evangelism Fellowship (CMI Diploma): EVAN 101 and EVAN 1XX = 6 credit hours


    Portfolios

    Liberty University encourages you to submit an Experience Plus portfolio application. You may eligible for EVAN 101 (3 credits total). Please review the portfolio guidelines for additional information.

  • FAA Flight Attendant

    Professional Certification

    7 credits are awarded for these credentials as follows:

    • AVIA 101
    • AVIA 103
    • AVIA 300
       

    Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the credential to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation. 

  • Facilities Management

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University will award credit for the following providers who have received college-credit recommendations from the American Council on Education.  Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University.


    CLEP Exam

    CLEP offers an exam for business management. Please review the minimum required score for this exam.  Exams are offered through approved testing centers all over the United States.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/
  • Financial Planning

    Professional Certifications

    Liberty University has approved credit for the following certifications.  Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the certification or exam scores to eplus@liberty.edu.

    • Certified Financial Planner: BUSI 223 = 3 credit hours 
    • Series 7: BUSI 420 = 3 credits 
    • Other exams: BUSI 2XX = 3 credits each (Limited to 12 credits)
    • Financial Literacy:  FNLT 101 = 1 credit


    Workforce Training

    The American Council on Education has recommended college credit for the following training providers.  Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University.

    • A.G. Edwards, now Wells Fargo
    • American Society of Pension Professionals
    • College for Financial Planning
    • Fidelity Investments


    Dantes Subject Standardized Test Scores (DSSTS)

    The DSST program provides the opportunity to earn college credit based on what you learned outside of the traditional classroom. Approved by ACE, the DSST program enables you to use knowledge you have acquired to accomplish your educational and professional goals. Learn more about DSST exams by contacting your Academic Advisor. 
    View Acceptable DSST Exams


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Food Service

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University recognizes training that has received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education.

    • Master Certificate in Food Service Management (ECornell)
    • Educational Institute of the American Hotel and Lodging Association
    • HMS Host
    • Penn Foster College (Catering and Quality Food Production)
    • McDonald's Corporation


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Foreign Language

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University awards credit for the following training programs that have received college-credit recommendations from the American Council on Education.

    • Berlitz International, Inc.
    • Graduate School
    • National Cryptologic School
       

    *Students need to have official transcript submitted by their Language Institute or ACE.


    CLEP Exam

    CLEP offers exams for French, German and Spanish. Please review the minimum required score for this exam.  Exams are offered through approved testing centers all over the United States.

    New York University Language Proficiency Exam

    NYU offers more than 50 proficiency tests.  Contact NYU to find out if there is a testing center in your area or find a qualified test proctor in your area. Upon completion of the proficiency exam, request an official NYU transcript to be sent to Liberty University Online Processing.  Up to 12 credits may be awarded.

    ACTFL Proficiency Exam

    ACTFL offers over 60 oral proficiency interviews through Language Testing International (LTI).  The American Council on Education has reviewed the exams and determined the appropriate credit awards based on the OPI scores.  For more information about testing through LTI, please call 800-486-8444.  Upon completion of the OPI, please have ACE transcript records sent to Liberty University Online Processing.

  • General Management

    Workforce Training

    The following workforce training providers have received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education

    • SkillSoft Corporation
    • American Management Association
    • Management Concepts
    • Dale Carnegie’s Leadership Training for Managers
    • Graduate School
    • Career Tech Services
    • McDonald’s Corporation
    • U.S. Office of Personnel Management
    • Learning Tree International
    • Global Knowledge
       

    Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University. Credit awards will be determined by an LU Experience Plus Assessor.

    CLEP Exam

    CLEP offers an exam for business management. Please review the minimum required score for this exam.  Exams are offered through approved testing centers all over the United States.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Hospitality Management

    Workforce Training

    The following workforce training providers have received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education. Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University. Credit awards will be determined by an LU Experience Plus Assessor.

    • American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute
    • Walt Disney Co.
    • Penn Foster College


    CLEP Exam

    CLEP offers an exam for business management. Please review the minimum required score for this exam.  Exams are offered through approved testing centers all over the United States.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Human Resources

    Professional Certification

    Email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the credential to eplus@liberty.edu to receive an evaluation.

    Liberty University has approved credit for the following HR certifications:


    Workforce Training

    The following workforce training providers have received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education. Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University. Credit awards will be determined by a Liberty Experience Plus Assessor.

    • Boston University Corporate Education Center
    • Credit Union National Association
    • eCornell
    • Penn Foster College
    • MWR Academy, U.S. Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command
    • Synergistics Corporate Training, Inc.
    • U.S. Office of Personnel
    • Villanova Certificate in Human Resource Management


    Dantes Subject Standardized Test (DSST)

    The DSST exam is the preferred assessment method for HR professionals who do not have the approved certification or training.  Liberty University awards credit for the Human Resource Management exam.  Please review the Liberty minimum required score.  We also recommend the fact sheet which explains the content of the exam and provides sample test questions. DSST exams are offered nationally through DSST approved testing centers.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Insurance

    Professional License

    Liberty University has approved credit for licensed insurance agents.  Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the credential to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.  

    Credit Award: BUSI 4XX (3 credits)

    Workforce Training

    The following workforce training providers have received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education (ACE).  Credit awards will be determined by an LU Experience Plus Assessor.

    • American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters, Insurance Institute of America
    • American Educational Institute, Inc.
    • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
       

    The following workforce training providers have received college credit recommendations from the National College Credit Recommendation Service – NCCRS. Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University.  Credit awards will be determined by an LU Experience Plus Assessor.

    • Life Management Association, Inc. (LOMA)
  • Law Enforcement Officer

    Basic Law Enforcement Training

    • Email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and copy of the certificate of completion of basic law enforcement training to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.
      • Training must be completed through a state approved training center.
    • Credit award CJUS 2XX (14 credits)
    • Community Service Officer (minimum 320 hours training) = CJUS 2XX (9 credits)


    Basic Corrections Training

    Liberty University has approved credit for basic corrections training.  Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the certificate of completion from an approved criminal justice training program to eplus@liberty.edu.

    • CJUS 1XX = 9 credit hours


    Basic Jail Training

    Liberty University has approved credit for basic jail training.  Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the certificate of completion from an approved criminal justice training program to eplus@liberty.edu.

    • CJUS 1XX = 6 credit hours

     

    Staff and Command College

    Liberty University has approved credit police professionals who have attended a command college course (or similar applicable name – some may be identified by an acronym, such as AOMP), were sponsored by their agency to attend the course, were, in accordance with their official transcripts, awarded graduate credit by a regionally accredited university, and have up to 12 hours of graduate credit to transfer to the program. Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the certificate of completion from an approved criminal justice training program to eplus@liberty.edu.

  • Counseling

    Certificate Programs

    Liberty University has approved the following counselor training programs:

    • Light University, AACC
    • Focus on the Family Institute - Please have your official transcript sent to LU Online Processing, 1971 University Blvd., Lynchburg, VA 24515


    Dantes Subject Standardized Test (DSST)

    Liberty University may award elective credit for the Fundamentals of Counseling exam. DSST tests are offered all over the nation through DSST approved testing centers. Please review the LU minimum required score, prior to taking the DSST exam. You may also review a fact sheet about this exam which also has sample test questions.


    Virginia Forensic Science Academy

    • Crime Scene Technology (10 week course) = CJUS 420 (3 credits).


    Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)

    • Request an official record to be sent to Liberty University.
      • Credit awards will be determined at the time of evaluation.
    • FBI National Academy: CJUS 1XX (9 credits)


    U.S. Border Patrol

    • Request an official record to be sent to Liberty University.
    • The following training programs have received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education.
      • Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University for an evaluation.
        • Eastern Regional Public Safety Institute
        • Holtz Learning Centers
        • Emergency Management Institute, National Emergency Training Center
        • Virginia State Police Academy


    Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS)

    • Credit awarded CJUS 3XX (6 credits)

    DSST Exam

    Liberty University recommends the "Intro to Criminal Justice" exam, for those who are hoping to achieve credit for CJUS 200. DSST exams are offered nationally at approved testing centers.

    Please review a fact sheet to see the objectives of the test as well as review the LU minimum required score.

  • Legal Secretary

    Professional Certification

    Paralegal Certificate of Completion = PLAW 1XX - 9 credit hours. 

    Liberty University awards credit for the Professional Legal Secretary certification from the National Association of Legal Secretaries. Credit is awarded on the basis of college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Microsoft Certifications

    Microsoft Certifications will be evaluated based on the ACE guide recommendations.

    Please send a copy of your up-to-date certificates and resume to eplus@liberty.edu.  Should certificates be out-of-date, then evaluation will be based on the ACE guide recommendations.

  • Nursing

    Liberty University awards credit for the LPN/LVN and RN. Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the certification to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.

    Liberty University awards credit for the following current licenses:

    Credit award for RN (for a total of 31 credits)

    • NURS 105 – 1 cr
    • NURS 221 – 4 cr
    • NURS 301 – 5 cr
    • NURS 302 – 5 cr
    • NURS 305 – 2 cr
    • NURS 306 – 2 cr
    • NURS 352 – 4 cr
    • NURS 353 – 4 cr
    • NURS 460 – 4 cr

     

    Credit award for RN & ADN (for a total of 39 credits)

    • BIOL 213/214 - 4 cr
    • BIOL 215/216 - 4 cr
    • NURS 105 – 1 cr
    • NURS 221 – 4 cr
    • NURS 301 – 5 cr
    • NURS 302 – 5 cr
    • NURS 305 – 2 cr
    • NURS 306 – 2 cr
    • NURS 352 – 4 cr
    • NURS 353 – 4 cr
    • NURS 460 – 4 cr


    Credit Award for LPN/LVN:

    • NURS 101
    • NURS 105
    • NURS 221
  • Payroll

    Professional Certification

    Liberty University awards credit for the following certifications which have received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education. Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the credential to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.

    • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) - 14 credits in Accounting and Business
    • Fundamental Payroll Certified (FPC) - 8 credits in Accounting and Business


    Workforce Training

    Liberty University awards credit for PAYCHEX training that has received college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education. Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Pharmacy Technician

    Professional Certification

    Liberty University awards credit for the CPhT. Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the certification to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.

    Credit Award: NURS 305 (3 credits)

  • Project Management

    Professional Certification

    Liberty University awards credit for certified Project Management Professionals (PMP). Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of certification to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.

  • Property Management

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University will award credit for the following providers who have received college-credit recommendations from the American Council on Education. Please request an official transcript to be sent to Liberty University.

    • BOMI Institute


    CLEP Exam

    CLEP offers an exam for business management. Please review the minimum required score for this exam. Exams are offered through approved testing centers all over the United States.

  • Public Speaking

    DSST Examination

    The DSST examination for public speaking is recommended to those who have a background in public speaking. Please review the fact sheet for this exam, as well as the minimum score requirement. This exam is offered through DSST approved testing centers throughout the United States.

  • Real Estate

    Professional Certification

    Liberty University awards credit for the following licenses. Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of the license to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.

    • Real Estate Salesperson: BUSI 2XX (3 credits)
    • Real Estate Broker: BUSI 422 (3 credits) and BUSI 2XX (3 credits)
    • Real Estate Appraiser: BUSI 2XX (3 credits)
  • Six Sigma

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University awards credit for the following programs that have received credit recommendations from the American Council on Education.

    • Villanova University
    • Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.
    • Skillsoft Corporation 
  • Sign Language Interpretation

    Professional Certification

    Liberty University awards credit for professional certification of Sign Language Interpreters. Please email the completed Application for Experience Plus Credit and a copy of your certification to eplus@liberty.edu for an evaluation.

    Credit Award: LANG 1XX (6 credit hours)

  • Supervisory

    DSST Exam

    Liberty University recommends the Principles of Supervision exam. Please review the minimum required score and the fact sheet to learn more about the content of this exam. Please also review the minimum required score. DSST exams are offered through DSST approved testing centers throughout the U.S.


    Nocti Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the Nocti Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies. For more information, go to http://noctibusiness.com/prior-learning-assessment/

  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language

    Workforce Training

    Liberty University awards 3 credits for EDUC 497 based on successful completion of the TEFL credential earned through Bridge-Linguatec. The following courses are approved: CELTA, BridgeTEFL, Accelerated Bridge TEFL and TEFL Online. The weekend course is not approved. Please send an official training record to Liberty University upon completion of this program.

    Liberty also accepts the advanced certification from the American TESOL Institute for EDUC 497 (3 credits)

  • Youth Ministry & Worship

    Youth Ministry - Portfolio

    Liberty University encourages you to submit a portfolio application based on competencies for Youth Ministry or Youth With a Mission (YWAM). You may eligible for EVAN 101 plus 6 elective credits (9 credits total). Please review the portfolio guidelines for additional information.

    National Worship Leaders Conference

    Certificates available in Music and Worship, Worship Leadership, and Media Arts, Communication and Technology.  Conference participants have the opportunity to receive three credit hours (WRSP 430 or WRSP 501 towards the M.A. in Worship Studies or the M.A. in Music and Worship) for their certificate. For more information email tjwilliamson2@liberty.edu.


Disclaimer

Before applying for Experience Plus (EPlus) credit, please be aware that it is viewed only as transfer credit and will not be accepted as credit taken through Liberty University.  Names of corporations, companies, and businesses identified herein are not intended to imply sponsorship or endorsement of, or affiliation with Liberty University. Credit recommendations for training, licenses, certificates, or diploma coursework are subject to institutional standards, policies, and requirements for EPlus credit determinations and awards. The determination of credit equivalency and its application to program requirements is both institution and program specific.  A student cannot earn more than 30 credits through EPlus with the exception for credit that has been approved through the Academic Council.

Due to individual programmatic policies and requirements, this guide makes no guarantees as to the credit determinations for training, licenses, certificates, or diploma coursework listed herein. The final determination of which, if any, Experience Plus credits that are applied depends on academic policies of Liberty University. Any discussions with admissions consultants, new enrollment specialists, advisors, EPlus Coordinators or other members of staff or faculty concerning possible application of such credits are only estimates and not binding on the institution. The awarding of credits and the determination of applicability of those credits to degree completion requirements can only be made after official review by an Experience Plus and/or Faculty Assessor.