Transfer College Credits
Finish what you started — prior learning credits can shorten the path to your degree.
You Could Save Time and Money on Your Kaplan University Education
Learn about IT Certifications/Examinations approved for transfer.
Kaplan University offers several paths designed to help you earn college credit for what you already know. You might find your degree is a lot closer than you think.
5 Ways to Get the Credit You Deserve*
- Earn credit for eligible work and life experiences*
- Assess your skills and test out of courses you have mastered†
- Transfer the credits you earned at prior institutions
- Convert military training into college credit
- Earn credit through completed professional certifications or training*
Students applying for credit in any of these categories must submit official transcripts, course descriptions, and
Our Community College Alliance Program helps you maximize your transfer credits and shorten the path toward a bachelor’s degree.
Kaplan University has relationships with several community colleges. If you are transferring from one of these colleges, you could benefit from a shorter path to your Kaplan University degree and may be eligible for a tuition grant. Faculty and staff may also qualify for tuition benefits on master’s degrees and certificate programs.
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Alternative Credit Project
Kaplan University accepts up to 135 Alternative Credit Project (ACP) credits, helping adults finish the degree they started.Learn More
Community College Transfer Students
Continue your education online with Kaplan University and you could save time and money.Get Credit for Community College
Credit for Certification
If you have completed a professional certification or training, you may be eligible for undergraduate college credits.Get Credit for Certification
Credit for Course Assessments
You can earn credits for specific Kaplan University courses by passing a comprehensive assessment.Get Credit for Course Assessments
Credit for Military Training
Kaplan University recognizes the validity of military training as potential college credit.Get Credit for Military Training
Credit for Previous College Coursework
You could earn credit for your previously completed college courses.*Get Credit for Previous Coursework
Credit for Work and Life Experience
Whether you've been working for years or spent time volunteering, our credit-for-work-experience courses could help you finish your undergraduate degree faster.*Get Credit for Experience