Due to inclement weather, SouthArk will be closed on Tuesday, January 16th.


SouthArk grants credit by the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.

Review the procedures for getting started here CLICK HERE and complete the APPLICATION HERE!  

SouthArk Grants Credit for the following:

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 • What You Have Done

o On the Job Training
us military logos.142150329 stdDid you attend any training on the job? Can you document that? Bring us a copy and let’s see what we can do!

o Military
Did you serve in the armed forces? Did your training have anything to do with your major? Bring us a Joint Services Transcript and let us look at your information. Don’t know how to get your Joint Services transcript?

       o Industry-Based Skills

       o Skills that You Can't Document

Talk to your Student Advising Coaches. Maybe we can develop a portfolio to showcase your skills!

What You Know

o Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
Did you take the AP exam, score a 3, 4, or 5? You may be able to get credit.college credit flag

o CLEP Test
Think you can take a test and prove you know the material? Talk to your Student Advising Coaches about the CLEP Test.

o Challenging a Course
Think you can test out of a class? Talk to your Student Advising Coaches about Credit by Examination.