Today’s learner needs a flexible, customized approach to earning a college degree. Many adult learners have a wealth of work experience, transfer credit, military training, or credit from other sources. Part of Purdue Global University, Open College provides access to free and low-cost open resources to support students with prior college-level learning during every step of their educational journey. This unconventional approach to education removes traditional barriers to college credit by placing learners in an open environment, which encourages independent and critical thinking.
This presentation discusses the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies degree, ways to earn credit, prior learning assessment, and open educational resources.