College Credit for Military Training

You can transfer up to 90 approved credits* toward a bachelor’s degree, and you may be able to earn credit for military training and turn prior learning into credit toward your bachelor’s degree. Talk with your Military Enrollment Services Advisor about maximizing credits from your Joint Services Transcript (JST) and CCAF transcript. The University of Arizona Global Campus will attempt to request all your prior college and military transcripts on your behalf.

Be sure to explore our community college transfer options and partnerships.

Prior Learning Assessment

We recognize that you learn a lot from boot camp, basic training, and other military experiences. Through the UAGC Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program, you can have your military training and experience that is not institutionally accredited and does not directly transfer through the registrar’s office evaluated for college credit.

Our Experiential Learning Credit (ELC) program offers a convenient way for you to translate your military experience to college credit with a self-paced series of five modules that takes you through the process of writing an experiential essay that aligns with the learning outcomes of a course in your degree program.

You can learn more about the PLA and ELC programs in the PLA Information Center in your student portal. Eligible active-duty or veteran students may have any fees associated with PLA or ELC waived.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.


The transferability of credits is subject to the University of Arizona Global Campus transfer credit policies, and requires the submission of official transcripts. The official transcripts will be evaluated to determine the credits that will officially apply toward a University of Arizona Global Campus degree program.

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