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Degree Requirements


Do you have prior knowledge, experience, skills or expertise in any area of study? If yes, then you are eligible to apply at Universal Degree. We accept students from across the United States, and around the world. All applications for our degree and diploma programs are evaluated on individual basis, based on prior learning assessment and according to a certain predefined criteria.


Prior Learning Assessment
 
We define Prior Learning as:

  • Prior job experience in any field
  • Military training
  • Previous educational achievements
  • Employer-sponsored training and attendance
    of workshops
  • Participation in organizations, both professional
    and nonprofessional


  • National Testing Programs
  • Independent Research Project / Self-directed Study
  • Independent Reading
  • Community Services
  • Volunteer Activities
  • Professional / Corporate Trainings/Certifications
 
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Bachelor’s Degree Program


A Bachelor Degree normally requires 120 credits. To qualify for a Bachelor’s Degree from Corllins University, you should have any one of the following:

  • 4 years prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 3 years prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your Bachelor’s Degree plus 30 college credits.
  • 2 years prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your Bachelor’s Degree plus 60 college credits.
  • Any combination of the above or substantial work/life experience.





Master’s Degree Program


A Master’s Degree normally requires 60 credits. To qualify for a Master’s Degree from Corllins University, you should have any one of the following:

  • 2 years prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your Master’s Degree.
  • 5 years prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your Master’s Degree plus an Associate Degree.
  • Any combination of the above or substantial work/life experience.





Doctorate Degree Program


A Doctorate Degree normally requires 45 credits. To qualify for a Doctorate Degree from Corllins University, you should have any one of the following:

  • 2 years prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your Doctorate Degree.
  • More than 10 years of work/life experience in your field.
  • Any combination of the above or substantial work/life experience.





Doctorate Degree Program (with Thesis)


A Doctorate Degree with Thesis normally requires 45 credits. To qualify for a the degree from Corllins University, you should submit a thesis and have any one of the following:

  • 2 years' prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your Doctorate Degree with Thesis.
  • More than 10 years of work/life experience in your field.





PhD Degree Program


A PhD Degree normally requires 45 credits. To qualify for a PhD Degree from Corllins University, you should have any one of the following:

  • 2 years' prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your PhD Degree.
  • More than 10 years of work/life experience in your field.
  • Submitting a Doctorate Thesis that gets accepted.





PhD Degree Program (with Thesis)


A PhD Degree with Thesis normally requires 45 credits. To qualify for a the degree from Corllins University, you should submit a thesis and have any one of the following:

  • 2 years' prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your PhD Degree with Thesis.
  • More than 10 years of work/life experience in your field.





Associate Degree Program


An Associate Degree normally requires 60 credits. To qualify for an Associate Degree from Corllins University, you should have any one of the following:

  • 2 years prior work/life experience related the area of study in which you want to earn your Associate Degree.
  • 1 year work/life experience related to your major and 30 college credits.
  • Any combination of the above or substantial work/life experience.

 






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