At DBU we give you the opportunity to gain up to 30 credit hours
for college-level learning you've achieved through life and work
experiences. If you have four years of significant work experience
and are 25 or older, the Portfolio Degree
Program can be the starting point for your academic degree.
formal portfolio class takes you through the process of developing
a comprehensive written academic portfolio that describes
in detail the college-level learning and competencies you achieved
experientially. Your completed portfolio will include a full student
profile section, individual course petitions (requests to the University
to grant college credit for specific courses), and documentation
demonstrating your competency.
it demanding? Yes and rewarding, too. The DBU Portfolio Degree
Program is a great way to accelerate your academic pace by
gaining credit hours for what you've learned through your work and
long will it take me to finish my degree?
At DBU it's up to you!
you might typically
take six or nine credit hours during a traditional semester (Fall,
Spring, Summer), our condensed semester options enable you
to schedule classes in a concurrent, overlapping,
or linear fashion throughout the year.
with your academic advisor to determine the
pace that's right for you.