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Let your work experience help you earn a degree

Let your work experience help you earn a degree

Use your relevant work experience count towards your degree.

The Alamo Colleges recently announced the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) that allows students to apply work, life and previous learning experiences toward college credit.

To qualify, individuals must be a current Alamo Colleges student, complete the Apply Texas application and submit college transcripts to Alamo Colleges. Students are encouraged to meet with an Academic Advisor to help create an electronic portfolio that describes prior experience.

Participating programs:

  • Allied Health
  • Business Management (leadership and co-op courses)
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Finance
  • Community Health Worker
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Hotel Management

Click HERE to learn how to get started. For more information, call 210.485-0165 or email to

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