Non-Traditional Credit

A student may obtain up to 50 percent of the required credit hours toward graduation from non-traditional methods including:

a.  experiential learning/portfolio credit awarded by National American University,

b.  evaluated corporate training certificates, and

c.  non-transcripted military training.

Letter grades are not assigned to non-traditional credit awarded by NAU and are generally not transferable to another institution. Residency requirements are not satisfied through non-traditional credit.

CLEP - National American University offers College Level Examination Program (CLEP) for credit in a number of courses. Students may earn credit hours as indicated but no grades.

DSST/DANTES - Educational Testing Services provides Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) examinations through National American University.