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  • “Business Degrees”
  • “Brandman Resources”
  • “Social Work”

Alternative Credits


Alternative Credits

Ways to Earn Undergraduate Credits Prior to Admission

At Brandman, we understand that pursuing a higher education is an investment of both time and resources, which is why we have partnered with other organizations so you can earn transferrable credits while fulfilling your full-time commitments. All of our partners offer online courses with many that count toward an undergraduate degree at Brandman. The ACE National Guide to College Credit for Workforce Training provides ACE credit recommendations for formal courses or examinations offered by various organizations, from businesses and unions to the government and military, and may count for classes. Brandman University accepts ACE recommendations, please refer to the ACE Credit National Guide and Brandman Admissions for the latest information on courses that have been evaluated. Even if we have not found that there is an equivalent Brandman course or competency, we will accept the ACE credit recommendation which often results in providing elective credit. The courses at the links below may have been updated since listing.

Alternative Credit Project

The Alternative Credit Project (ACP) provides a pool of online courses that Brandman University will accept towards your degree. A national program of the American Council on Education, supported by a generous grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the ACP is designed to help adults finish what they started -  a two- or four-year degree, or a post-secondary certificate.

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Saylor Academy

Saylor’s mission is to enable a fast-track to the future with on-demand education that is flexible and convenient. Created by credentialed educators, Saylor offers tuition-free courses that are ready when and where you are. Saylor partners with colleges, universities, and businesses to make affordable credentials a reality. Students share the conviction that owning their education is one of the surest paths to success, recognizing that what they do is as important as where and how they learn to do it.

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