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Here’s How to Maximize Your Credits & Training at American Public University

Here’s How to Maximize Your Credits & Training at American Public University Like many adult learners, you may be thinking about starting a degree program having already accumulated academic…

Here’s How to Maximize Your Credits & Training at American Public University

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Here’s How to Maximize Your Credits & Training at American Public University

Like many adult learners, you may be thinking about starting a degree program having already accumulated academic credit or work experience. It’s important to understand that previously earned credits and even your career background may accelerate degree completion at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Here’s what you need to know to leverage what you’ve already learned—which could help you earn a respected degree for less time and cost.

Give Yourself More Credit – You Deserve It
Don’t leave previously earned credits on the table. APU provides you with a dedicated, helpful team and $0 transfer credit evaluation (TCE) service. Even as a prospective student, you can request a free preliminary transfer credit review. If you have any academic credits from other universities, professional training, military service or instruction, then do not hesitate to contact APU – they’ve designed course equivalency transfer credits specifically for DAU members.
Here are a few questions you should consider:

  • Are you planning to start over with a new major, but have general education credits to transfer?
  • Are you continuing an academic major that you started elsewhere and have core courses to complete?
  • Have you attended military or federal training programs or academies?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, you should explore APU’s robust transfer credit program. In fact, you’re in good company—82% of undergraduates transferred in credit in 2020.

Less Complicated – More Transfer Friendly
APU goes the extra mile to see if military experience, professional training, or previous academic learning counts for credit so that students have the best chance to transfer in credits that in some cases they already qualify for, but didn’t realize it. Students can potentially bring up to 90 transfer credits toward a bachelor’s degree. APU will review your college credits, JST and CCAF transcripts, DANTES, POST, ACE-evaluated training, and credits by exam.
APU is an educational partner with DAU, offering you additional benefits to help you achieve your academic goals including the 5% tuition grant, technology fee waiver ($65 per course savings), and a book grant offering no-cost ebooks and textbooks for students earning undergraduate academic credit.