Credit for Prior Learning

Northcentral Technical College recognizes that knowledge, abilities, and skills may be gained through past educational, work and life experiences, as well as here at Northcentral Technical College.

All previously earned credits count for graduation requirements in those programs in which the courses are required, or where they may be used as elective courses.  Advanced standing, transfer, and other credit for prior learning credits do not count toward financial aid eligibility or residency requirements.

A minimum of 25 percent of credit requirements must be directly earned through graded coursework at NTC for program graduation.  Students cannot obtain advanced standing, transfer credit, and/or other prior learning credits for more than 75 percent of the required program credits.  A minimum of 50 percent of credit requirements for certificates must be directly earned through graded coursework at NTC.

Transfer credit typically takes 4-5 weeks to process from the point of receipt to the point of posting on the student’s academic record.

Questions regarding Credit for Prior Learning credits can be directed to:

Nick Blanchette                             Wendi Ludwig
Registar                                          Records Specialist
715-803-1025                                  715-803-1023               


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