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Credit for Life Experience Opportunity (CLEO)

The Credit for Life Experience Opportunity (CLEO) Program encompasses all adult experiential learning modes to obtain university credit for applicable practical learning. The College Level Examination Program (CLEP), portfolio development, National Program on Non-collegiate Instruction (PONSI), and credit-by-exam are used to determine credits.

The purpose of the Credit for Life Experience Opportunity Program at Florida Memorial University is to provide a quality adult experiential learning program that offers the opportunity for successful completion of a baccalaureate degree. Further, using various learning tools that link practical experience to applicable university level learning, the mature learner maximizes the value of his/her professional experiences.

In addition to meeting the CLEO program credit requirements, all students must complete a minimum of 30 credits through traditional classroom instruction at Florida Memorial University in order to be awarded the baccalaureate degree.

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree program bridges the academic disciplines of business, the humanities, and the social sciences.

To be eligible to apply to the CLEO program, the student must:

  • be a working adult 25yrs of age or older
  • have a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience (exceptions must be based on recommendation CLEO Portfolio Advisor)
  • complete the CLEO Application Packet
  • attend a preliminary interview meeting with the CLEO Coordinator

Continuing Education Units

The University offers the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) upon successful completion of workshops, conferences, and seminars. CEU’s may be obtained through course offerings structured to serve the specific learning needs of client group.