Adult Students

As a working adult who wants to return to school to earn a degree or credential, it can be hard to know where to begin. The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) can help you learn how to earn college credit for what you already know and find career and education options in growth industries.

Earn College Credit

To earn your college degree or credential faster, it helps to have as much college credit going in as possible. At LearningCounts.org—CAEL’s prior learning assessment resource—you can earn college credit for what you have learned at work, through military or community service, or through life experience.

Earn College Credit

Career Options

CAEL offers in-depth information and powerful tools to help you move into a career in a growing industry such as telecommunications or energy. Through VIVIDFuture.org and EPCEonline.org—CAEL’s industry resources—you can learn everything you need to know to chart a path from where you are to where you want to be.

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Colleges Focused on Adults

If you are an adult considering a college degree, be sure to select a college or university that is focused on the unique needs of adult students.

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