Olivet College


Ways to Earn Academic Credit

A. Prior Learning Assessment (Earn credit for your life experience.)

  • Reflection of Learning (Executive Summary)
  • Documentation of Training/Employment

B. Field Training (You have already completed this 16-week training with your department.)

  • Step I – V
  • Step V Evaluation

C. MCOLES (Credit will be awarded for MCOLES completion if credits are not included within the associate’s degree.)

How Credit is Awarded

Program-related credits completed within an associate’s degree program — up to 60 credits awarded

Other sources of academic credit — up to 30 credits awarded

  • MCOLES (if not included in associate’s degree)
  • Prior Learning Assessment
  • Field Training

Courses to be completed at Olivet College — 32 credits*

Total credits required for graduation from Olivet College — 120 credits

*Additional coursework may be required to reach the required 120 credits for graduation from Olivet College depending upon the number of transferable credits completed and other sources of academic credit available to each student. This will vary by student.

For more information, please contact Jim Weidman, director of admissions for adult professionals and graduate programs, at 269.749.6612 or jweidman@olivetcollege.edu