Lincoln College

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Prior Learning Assessment

What’s the Process for a Prior Learning Assessment?

Your work and life experiences could qualify you to earn up to 27 hours of college credit. Here’s how:

The Lincoln College-Normal Prior Learning Assessment Program (PLA) follows guidelines recommended by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL).

You may earn prior learning college credit by any of the following:

More Information

For more information on the PLA, please direct all questions to or call (309) 452-0500 or (800) 569-0558.