Credit for Military Training and Experience

veterna presented with quilt of valor

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

Air Force

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. 

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