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National College Credit Recommendation Service

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Central Michigan University

Type of Institution: 
Public Comprehensive
Degrees Available: 

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Applied Arts degree with a major in administration, integrated leadership studies, psychology, political science, non-profit organizations, fashion merchandising, visual merchandising, early childhood development and learning, or an option in community development. Bachelor of Science in Education (available only in Lansing and Traverse City, Michigan). Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Applied Business Communication concentration. Master of Arts degree in Counseling, with concentrations in school counseling, addiction studies, or professional counseling. Master of Arts degree in Education with concentrations in adult education, guidance and development, training and development, or instruction. Master of Arts degree in Educational Technology (also available online). Master of Arts degree in Reading and Literacy K-12. Master of Arts degree in School Principalship. Master of Public Administration degree with concentrations in Public Management or State and Local Government. Master of Science in Administration degree with concentrations in Acquisitions Administration, General Administration (also available online), Human Resources Research Administration, Homeland Security, Philanthropy and Fundraising, General Administration, Health Services Administration, International Administration (also available online), Information Resource Management (also available online), Leadership or Public Administration. Specialist in Education degree. Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D. and Ph.D.). Online Doctor of Education Technology (DET). Online Doctor of Health Administration (DHA). Online Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Charter School Leadership. Online Master of Business Administration degree with a SAP emphasis. Online Master of Business Administration for the Value Driven Organization. Online Master of Business Administration in Logistics Management. Master of Science degree in Information Systems, with concentrations in Cybersecurity and Project Management. Master of Entrepreneurial Transactions. Online Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. Online Graduate Certificate in SAP. Online Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management. Graduate Certificate programs are also offered in all the Master of Science in Administration degree concentrations. For more complete information, visit our Web site at

Forms of Credit: 

CLEP, ACE's Military Guide, formal noncollegiate course work for which credit recommendations have been established by ACE CREDIT and NCCRS, Certification-to-Credit and individualized assessment of prior learning. 

·        Undergraduates may receive up to 60 semester hours of Prior Learning Assessment Credit.

·        An undergraduate student may apply not more than 94 semester hours of credit from any combination of the following courses: transfer credit, Prior Learning Assessment Credit, CLEP, the University's Credit-by-Examination program, and United States Armed Forces Extended Degree Programs credit.

·        For graduate students, at least 50% of the minimum required graduate credit hours for a given master's degree program must be earned at Central Michigan University. Graduates may earn up to 10 hours maximum Prior Learning Assessment Credit. (Note: California State Regulation, CA residents limited to six (6) hours of Prior Learning Credit.)

Additional Information: 

Contact Information

Prior Learning Coordinator, College of Education and Human Services
EHS Building 421
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
United States