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Credit by Examination

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know by earning qualifying scores on any of 33 examinations. Earn credit for knowledge you've acquired through independent study, prior course work, on-the-job training, professional development, cultural pursuits, or internships.

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support or DSST offers credit-by-exam programs for members of the U.S. military. A list of tests and their transcript designations for OWLS majors is here.

You can receive an unlimited number of semester hours toward your bachelor of applied arts and sciences degree from CLEP or DSSTs.

Contact our advisors to see how these credit-by-examination programs can help you earn your degree. Call 512.245.2115 (San Marcos), 512.716.4541 (Round Rock), 210.659.0954 (San Antonio) 
or e-mail owls@txstate.edu.