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As an adult learner, you bring a lifetime of experiences and knowledge to the classroom—from work and on-the-job training, volunteering, and military service to previous academic or professional development courses and independent study. 

Many types of prior learning are accepted:

  • Previous academic work

  • Military training

  • Community Training Programs

  • Corporate Training Programs

  • Ministry Training Programs

  • Other sources of life, work, and ministry experience

Following the evaluation of your documentation,
Northwind Academic will issue a transcript to your academic institution for the transfer of academic credit.

Evaluation Options:

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LIFE EXPERIENCE CREDIT PORTFOLIOS

Life Experience Credit Portfolio evaluation results in awarding academic credit that is eligible for transfer to undergraduate degrees at Northwind Seminary.

 

Students will develop a list of community volunteer work, hobbies, study travel, reading, or personal enrichment study.

 

Experiences can range from civic engagement and public speaking to parenting and volunteerism.

 

Students may also include a journal of their life experiences.

WORK EXPERIENCE CREDIT PORTFOLIOS

Work Experience Credit Portfolio evaluation results in the awarding of academic credit that is eligible for transfer to undergraduate degrees at Northwind Seminary.

 

Students develop a list of any professional certifications, corporate training, continuing education, or personal study related to work.

 

Experiences can range from work assignments and duties to significant accomplishments and professional certifications.

 

Students may also include a journal of their work experiences

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MILITARY EXPERIENCE CREDIT PORTFOLIOS


Military Experience Credit Portfolio evaluation results in the awarding of academic credit for Ministry Experiences that are eligible for transfer to undergraduate and graduate degrees at Northwind Seminary.

 

Military learning from training, education, and occupational experience is evaluated by the American Council on Education and documented on your Joint Services Transcript (JST).

 

Provide us with your JST, and we’ll review the recommendations on your transcript to determine how many credits you’ll receive and whether they’ll go toward electives or general education.

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MINISTRY EXPERIENCE CREDIT PORTFOLIOS


Ministry Experience Credit Portfolio evaluation results in the awarding of academic credit for Ministry Experiences that are eligible for transfer to undergraduate and graduate degrees at Northwind Seminary.

 

Students will develop a list of any church or ministry-related training or service: Church Boards, WHC Board, Bible Study, Sunday School (Student or Teacher), Choir, Lay Reader, etc... 

Students may also include a journal of their experience or duties in the Church or Church-Related Organizations

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