Credit for Exams and Assessments of Skills and Knowledge

Earn Credit for What You Already Know: Just ASK

Use the knowledge and skills that you already have to pass exams and earn college credit at Purdue Global.* You can complete an Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (ASK) directly through Purdue Global or complete a standardized exam through approved organizations outside of the University.

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Purdue Global Assessments of Skills and Knowledge

Demonstrate proficiency in the learning outcomes of specific Purdue Global courses by passing a comprehensive assessment, which is similar to a college equivalency exam. Purdue Global Assessments of Skills and Knowledge, also known as "ASKs" can be used to waive prerequisites, determine class placement, and earn college credit.

Undergraduate students can test out of a course and still earn credit by attaining a predetermined score on an Assessment of Skills and Knowledge. In addition, students enrolled in the following graduate programs may apply Assessment of Skills and Knowledge credit toward select courses:

Not all courses provide this option, and Assessments of Skills and Knowledge or their equivalent from other colleges or universities will not be accepted. A fee is charged for taking an Assessment of Skills and Knowledge. Official results of Assessments of Skills and Knowledge must be received by the Office of the Registrar prior to your final term.

Available Assessments of Skills and Knowledge

NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*Purdue Global does not guarantee transferability of credit from any of these sources. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.