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Other Options for College Credit

What are ways to earn college credit?

Take and pass a standardized exam.

Standardized assessments are an effective way for you to demonstrate knowledge and a strong command of a particular subject.

Provide proof of completed credentials.

Find out about credit for training, certifications, and education programs.

Provide your Joint Services Transcript.

Your military training and/or occupation may earn you college or university credit. Find out how your learning based on training, coursework, and occupational specialty can be recognized.

Prove your knowledge to a faculty assessor.

Minnesota State offers individualized assessment opportunities to award credit for knowledge and skills you've gained outside the classroom. Find out how you might be awarded college or university credit for what you know.

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