ACE Course Equivalency

The American Council on Education (ACE) evaluates more than 35,000 workplace, military and other non-collegiate learning experiences and training programs, and makes determinations about whether these learning experiences can qualify for college credit. Participating organizations include corporations, professional and volunteer associations, schools, training suppliers, labor unions and government agencies offering formal training courses on a wide range of topics.

American Council on Education (ACE) evaluated credit

SCPS accepts all ACE evaluated credit within the total limit of 36 non-traditional credits toward the bachelor degree. CLEP and DSST exams are accepted under this policy. ACE credit recommendations include certifications from:

  • American Bankers Association
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Excelsior
  • McDonald’s University
  • Apprenticeship programs
  • Microsoft certifications
  • Military and federal government training.
  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) courses recommended for credit,

These are all subject to the total limit of 36 credits for non-traditional sources. SCPS will determine if ACE credit is equivalent to a course in SCPS or is applied as general elective credit for SCPS students.

For more information about ACE course equivalency, visit ACE CREDIT.


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