Prior Learning Assessment Workshop

​​Earn college credit for what you’ve learned outside the traditional classroom.

Dallas College’s Prior Learning Workshop can help you earn college credit for knowledge you’ve gained on the job. If you have work experience in business administration, you can earn your associate degree faster by using your professional skills to get closer to graduation.

Why You Should Sign Up for This Workshop?

  • Save time! Earn your degree faster.
  • Save money! Get up to 15​​ hours of college credit — that’s $1,185 of savings for a Dallas County resident.
  • Set yourself up for success! Research shows that adult students who receive college credit for work experience are more likely to complete their degree.

How the Prior Learning Workshop Works

This is an online workshop with six milestones and ongoing feedback from dedicated faculty. In this workshop, learn how to earn up to 15 credit hours. That’s a full semester of credit classes!

You won’t be alone — a content-expert faculty member will guide you through completing a learning narrative demonstrating your business knowledge and skill.

Qualifying Business Classes

Based on your specific work experiences, you could receive up to 15 credit hours from the following classes in Dallas College’s Business Administration program: