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​Get Credit for What You Already Know

Yakima Valley College recognizes that our adult learners come to us with a variety of learning experiences that may not have come from a traditional classroom. We may be able to award college credit for what you have already learned which may accelerate your pace toward meeting your educational goals. 

Click MORE INFO to view which courses are available through this program.

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Have a question?  We can help!

Contact Lisa Dominguez at ldominguez@yvcc.edu


Ways to earn credit:

1. Credit by testing

Take a national exam to get credit for what you already know. Click MORE INFO to determine which exams are accepted at YVC. Contact the YVC Testing Center​ to schedule exams.

2. Course Challenges

Take a YVC exam to get credit for what you already know. Click MORE INFO to determine which courses may be challenged through this route.

Guidelines for receiving credit: Course Challenge may award letter grades or S grades, all other avenues will award S/U designation. Consult program guide and college catalog for limitations on S/U grades.

3. Extra-Institutional Learning

Submit documentation of professional training to get credit for what you already know. Click MORE INFO to determine which programs award credit through this route.

4. Military Credit

Submit documentation of military training to get credit for what you already know. More information available on the YVC Veterans site or contact Chris Kinzell at ckinzell@yvcc.edu.

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S.16th Ave & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98902
509.574.4600

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500 West Main Street
Grandview, WA 98930-1284
509.882.7000

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