Thinking of returning to complete your degree?

The University of West Georgia is committed to helping Adult Learners tap into their unlimited potential by completing their college degree. Adult Learners at UWG have more options than ever to accelerate degree completion, saving both time and money.

  • Flexible Options
  • Credit for Prior Learning
  • Credit by Portfolio
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  • Flexible Course Options

    We know Adult Learners lead busy lives, balancing many different obligations. The University of West Georgia offers flexible course options. 

    - 8- and 15-week courses

    - Online courses

    - Fully online degrees

    - Evening courses

    - Courses on the Carrollton campus and UWG Newnan

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  • Credit for Prior Learning

    You may be able to earn course credit for what you’ve already learned through work, volunteer and military experiences and trainings. Credit for Prior Learning options include

    - CLEP exams

    - ACE credits for selected military trainings

    - Departmental challenge exams

    - Previously earned college credit

    - Portfolio*

  • Credit for Prior Learning by Portfolio

    Credit for Prior Learning by Portfolio is a new opportunity for Adult Learners to demonstrate learning that occurs outside the classroom. Select courses in the departments in the College of Social Sciences are available for Credit for Prior Learning by Portfolio.

    - Anthropology

    - Criminology

    - Mass Communications

    - Political Science

    - Psychology

    - Sociology

  • Contact a Credit for Prior Learning Associate

    To learn more about Credit for Prior Learning, and which option may be best for you, contact the Center for Adult Learners & Veterans or the College of Social Sciences CPL Coordinator, Viviene Wood.

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    Viviene Wood
    COSS Credit for Prior Learning Coordinator

    678-839-5170
    678-839-5171

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The University of West Georgia supports and is a member of several national and regional efforts to meet the needs of today’s Adult Learners.

Visit the Center for Adult Learners and Veterans at UWG to learn about services available.