School of Nursing, Kinesiology, and Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Prior Learning Credits

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) students have the opportunity to test out of or submit a portfolio to earn credit for certain classes.

  • You must be registered for the term in which the prior learning is assessed by exam or portfolio assessments.
  • PLA credits received will not be considered as residency credits.
  • You may attempt the exam or portfolio assessment no more than two times for the same course.
  • You may attempt the exam or submit the portfolios within 60 days of the chair’s signature.
  • You must obtain department approval and submit the forms to the bursar with payment.

B.S.N. Classes with Possible Prior Learning Credits



RN-BSN students can test out of a maximum of nine credit hours.

Questions about Prior Learning Credits?

For more information, see the following pages related to university policies on transfer credit and prior learning assessment:

Prelicensure BSN: Call the college at 937-775-3132.

RN-BSN Completion Program: Call Theresa Haghnazarian at 937-775-3132.

Alternate Prelicensure BSN Pathway Program: Call the college at 937-775-3132.

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