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Program Gives College Credit for Military Experience



by Brittlin Richardson

Texas State’s partnership with College Credit for Heroes is giving service members the ability to earn college credit for skills learned in the military.

The program, created by the Texas legislature in 2011, accelerates the rate at which military members obtain their college degree, workforce certificate or licensing program. Texas State has offered the program since 2016 at its San Marcos and Round Rock locations.

Through the program, Texas State offers the ability to gain up to 30 credit hours from non-collegiate training and 24 hours of work-life credits toward a bachelor of applied arts and sciences degree. Paths include various disciplines ranging from engineering technology to social services.

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