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Military Credit for Prior Learning

Western evaluates military training and experience in partnership with the American Council on Education (ACE) and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) to maximize your military experience and shorten the time and resources required to earn an associate degree, 文凭, 或证书.

Work will be evaluated according to the ACE Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experience in the Armed 服务.

的 following are several ways veterans and service members may obtain academic credit for military training:

  • Joint 服务 Transcripts (JST) - When veterans leave the 军队, 海岸警卫队, 海军陆战队, 和海军, they can obtain a record of their training, known as the Joint 服务 Transcript. Active duty, reserve, and veterans can now access their transcripts through Joint 服务 Transcript (JST) Account Registration. (Note: Mozilla Firefox browser works best for accessing this site.)
  • CCAF成绩单Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) provides transcripts for Air Force veterans.
  • 唐太斯项目 - 的 Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) sponsors several programs that advance the acceptance of military education and experience at civilian colleges and universities. 的 唐太斯网站 provides information on these programs and how to obtain transcripts from programs already used. 
  • 标准化考试
  • DSST - DANTES Subject Standardized Tests are approved by ACE and accepted or administered at over 1,900 colleges and universities nationwide. 的 DSST网站 includes downloadable forms, practice tests, and other information.
  • CLEP - College Level Examining Program is funded for Active Duty members through DANTES. 看到 clep.美国大学.org 了解更多信息.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) exams
  • Institutional Challenge Exams - Challenge exams are written by Western Technical College faculty. 的 exams are equivalent to the comprehensive final exam and may be written, 口服, 示范, or a combination of all three. Successfully passing demonstrates proficiency of course competencies. 
  • 项目组合评估 - Collection of evidence that documents experiential learning to support the extensive and rigorous military training acquired to support the context in which it was learned and how the knowledge was applied. 了解更多...

Steps for Credit for Prior Learning pdf.


Some Western programs have established standard credit for military experience to help you reach your educational goal faster. 这些包括:

Military Years of Service Agreement

This agreement allows eligible service members and veterans to be awarded up to 10 college credits of general education based on competencies and common military training attained during years of service within the Air Force, 空中防卫, 军队, 陆军国民警卫队, 陆军预备役, 海岸警卫队, 海岸警卫队预备队, 海军陆战队, 海洋保护区, 海军, 和海军预备队. Any of the following documents to validate years of service are acceptable: DD214/DD215, NGB22/22A, Reserve Credit Report and “Discharge Order & Point Summary,” or a Letter from Commanding Officer on letterhead with original signature.

Veteran Military Center
Student Success Center, Room 122
拉克罗斯, WI 54601