LTC Offers Credit for Prior Learning for Military Veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

1/17/2018

CLEVELAND, WI – 

Lakeshore Technical College now offers credit for prior learning for military veterans. Student veterans may be able to obtain credit for prior learning in two ways.

LTC may grant credit for military service training based upon the recommendations provided by the American Council of Education (ACE). ACE evaluates all military courses and occupations, and recommends the amounts and categories of credit.

Student veterans can also earn credit based on years of service. In order to be eligible, service members and veterans must submit documentation proving years of service. Upon review, students may be eligible for three credits if they served less than three years, and up to nine credits if they served three years or more.

“LTC is proud of our student veterans,” said Paul Carlsen, LTC president. “These initiatives reward and acknowledge veteran experience and service to our country and, where applicable, provide credit for their prior learning, saving them time and money.”

LTC offers credit for prior learning for most programs. All students, including student veterans, can earn credit for prior learning experience including on-the-job experience, academic coursework, and certifications.

For more information about LTC’s credit for prior and credit for prior learning for military veterans, contact the LTC Career Coach Office at 920.693.1162.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.

LTC is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, #11 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist.

Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $47,800* per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.

*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Follow-up Report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.

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