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Marylhurst Plans Summer Session on Prior Learning Assessment

Event Focus: How to Turn Work/Life Learning into College Credit

Marylhurst University offers a nationally recognized program that helps degree-seeking students translate life and work experience into college credit. Prospective students can learn more about this Prior Learning Assessment program at a summer information session Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. on the Marylhurst campus. The PLA program is writing- and research-intensive, but can reduce the time and financial commitment it takes to complete a bachelor's degree by allowing students to earn credit for documented knowledge they've gained during years of work and life learning. At the information session, PLA staff members will share examples of how corporate and on-the-job training, community service, travel study, independent research and related learning experiences can be evaluated for credit toward a degree.

WHEN:
Thursday, June 6
6:30 p.m.

WHERE:        
Marylhurst University
Old Library
BP John Administration Building

COST:           
Free

CONTACT:   
Jackie Fowler
503.699.6260
pla@marylhurst.edu

About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore., on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. Founded in 1893, Oregon's oldest Catholic university serves more than 1,600 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies and prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.

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