Award of Credit Agreements
Credit Earned for Prior Learning
Earn college credit toward Associate in Science (A.S.) degree programs at Valencia College for prior learning.
Below is a list of our Alternative Award of Credit Agreements. Eligible students may earn college credits toward an A.S. degree if you complete one of the approved programs and meet all of the requirements that is listed in the agreement.
Credit for Industry Certifications:
Credit for Orange Technical College Programs (Tech Express):
If you have earned your certification as a CDA from an Orange Technical College, you may be eligible to receive credit toward Valencia's A.A. Degree in Early Childhood Education. For more information, see below:
- Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification and Valencia's Early Childhood Education A.A. Degree
Credit for Osceola Technical College Programs:
Credit for Lake Technical College Programs:
- Industrial Programs and Supervision and Management for Industry
- Professional Culinary Arts and Culinary Management
- HVAC and Energy Management and Controls Technology
Credit for Lakeland Regional Health's Radiologic Technology Program:
Credit for Academy of Construction Technologies (ACT) Programs:
Credit for Second Harvest Food Bank's Culinary Program:
OCPS High School's Secondary Early Childhood Program
If you have completed OCPS High School's Secondary Early Childhood Program, you may be eligible to receive credit toward Valencia's A.A. Degree in Early Childhood Education. For more information, see below:
Pathways to Bachelor’s Degree Programs:
Veterinary Technology - Cooperative Agreement with St. Petersburg College:
Through this agreement, you may take the required general education courses for this program at Valencia, and take the remaining specialized courses through St. Petersburg College online. The required clinical and work experience can be obtained within the Central Florida area.
- Veterinary Technology A.S. Degree Cooperative Agreement with SPCC
For more information on this Agreement, please call 727-302-6721 or visit St. Petersburg College's web site at: Valencia College Catalog - Veterinary Tech.