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Prior Learning Assessment

Online Focused Master of Business Administration

Earn Credit Towards Your Degree

Apply Professional and Work-related Experience to Your Online Focused MBA.

LSU Online is committed to helping our learners achieve their education goals quickly and affordably. Through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), students will have the opportunity to earn college credit for learning done outside of the college classroom. This program is designed to save both time and money as there will be less coursework for you to complete. Whether you have financial certifications or hold a certificate from the Graduate School of Banking at LSU, we offer a variety of pathways to complete your Online Focused Master of Business Administration degree faster.

See the Potential Credits You May Qualify for Below


Earn 6 credit hours that will replace two of the three courses below:

  • BADM 7030 - Financial Accounting | 3 credit hours
  • BADM 7060 - Cost Accounting | 3 credit hours
  • BADM 7090 - Financial Management | 3 credit hours

Earn 6 credit hours that will replace two of the three courses below:

  • BADM 7030 - Financial Accounting | 3 credit hours
  • BADM 7060 - Cost Accounting | 3 credit hours
  • BADM 7090 - Financial Management | 3 credit hours

Earn 6 credit hours that will replace two of the three courses below:

  • BADM 7030 - Financial Accounting | 3 credit hours
  • BADM 7060 - Cost Accounting | 3 credit hours
  • BADM 7090 - Financial Management | 3 credit hours

Earn 6 credit hours that will replace two of the three courses below:

  • BADM 7030 - Financial Accounting | 3 credit hours
  • BADM 7060 - Cost Accounting | 3 credit hours
  • BADM 7090 - Financial Management | 3 credit hours

Earn 6 credit hours that will replace the two courses below:

  • BADM 7140 Legal Environment of Business | 3 credit hours
  • One elective of your choice | 3 credit hours

Earn 6 credit hours that will replace the two courses below:

  • BADM 7140 Legal Environment of Business | 3 credit hours
  • One elective of your choice | 3 credit hours