Non-Traditional Credit: ACE Course Equivalency
Frequently Asked Questions
- ACE evaluates 35,000+ workplace, military and non-collegiate learning experiences and training programs for college credit.
- Participating organizations that host approved learning experiences and training programs include corporations, professional and volunteer associations, schools, training suppliers, labor unions, and government agencies that offer formal training courses on a wide range of topics.
- Examples of participating organizations include:
- American Bankers Association
- Certified Financial Planner
- McDonald’s University
- Apprenticeship programs
- Microsoft certifications
- Military and federal government training
- Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
- For example, a student who completed the Starbucks Management Training program was approved to fulfill Loyola's CPST 250 course: Foundations of Organization. This course requirement earns 3 credit hours and is a class required for a variety of the SCPS majors.
- Students who believe they have completed any of the 35,000+ workplace, military and non-collegiate learning experiences and training programs approved for college credit should review the ACE credit database on the ACE website.
- Click this link to be directed to the official ACE homepage.
- Depending on the program or experience completed and approved by ACE, students may apply those credits to major and elective hours, if applicable.
I have determined that I have earned ACE credit after reviewing the ACE database. I have also confirmed that I can apply that credit to my specific degree requirements. What should I do next?
- For more information about transcript guidelines and costs, please visit the official ACE website.
- Click this link to be directed to the official ACE transcript page.
- Official transcripts should be sent to the following address:
Office of Registration and Records
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Avenue, Ste. 510
Chicago, IL 60611