DePaul University

Continuing Professional Education

Prior Learning Assessment Certificate


990 W. Fullerton Room 100

Chicago, IL 60614

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Prior Learning Assessment Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The four online workshops assist you to develop or improve your institutions portfolio assessment programs using CAELÆs proven standards.

For those who can demonstrate proficiency a Prior Learning Assessment unit allows candidates to fast-track into workshops 2, 3 and 4.

During each workshop, participants work through a series of structured activities employing online and off-line materials. Each group of participants is assigned an online consultant to facilitate learning and provide feedback. Participants may discuss issues and activities within their learning group.

Completion of the first two workshops leads to a Certificate of Professional Achievement as a Prior Learning Assessor. Participants who successfully complete all four facilitated workshops will be granted a Certificate of Mastery in Prior Learning Assessment.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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