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 for criminology include:

  • Departmental challenge exams
  • Previously earned college credit
  • Portfolio

CPL Criteria

Prospective students who fit the following criteria are eligible to participate in CPL:

  • They are adults, typically 25 years of age or older.
  • They are non-traditional students.
  • They have learning experiences that could be reflected in an academic program's curriculum.

For more information, contact the department’s Prior Learning Coordinator, Dr. Vanessa Griffin.