Credit for Military Training and Experience

Students may be awarded up to 60 hours of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit for Military Training and Experience. PLA credit may satisfy general education, major, or minor requirements, or be granted as elective credit.

Request Military Training Transcript

Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy: Active Duty, Reserve, and Veterans

Order Joint Services Transcripts online at


Order online at

Request Forms and Contact Information

Army and National Guard
Toll Free: 1-888-276-9472 

Coast Guard
USCG Institute
Fax: (405) 954-7249 

Marine Corps
JST Technology Operations Center
Fax: Comm: (850) 452-1909 DSN: 459-1909

Virtual Education Center (VEC)
Fax: Comm: (757) 492-5095 DSN: 492-5095 
Toll Free: 1-877-838-1659

UTC Process for Awarding Military/ACE PLA credit

Official score reports or transcripts must be sent from the testing agency or institution directly to the undergraduate Admissions Office at UTC, 615 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

Other types of PLA credit

PLA credit may include competency examinations, employer training programs, and other learning experiences. 

For additional information please visit the Records webpage: