Get the most out of your life experience
Our Credit Life Experience Assessment program is designed to offer students college credit for relevant life experience learning.
Traditionally, college credits are earned in formal classrooms within the academic semester. JCC, however, believes learning equal to that of post-secondary education is available through life experiences – such as work duties, trainings, seminars, and practice of a profession or activity. It is the purpose of the Credit Life Experience Assessment program to help individuals focus on their life learning and, if appropriate, translate such experiences into college credit.
Individuals interested in having their life experiences assessed will take the following steps after talking to a counselor:
It is recommended that students do not begin to assemble or prepare a portfolio without first making an appointment with a Life Experience Counselor.