Rowan College at Gloucester County

Rowan College at Gloucester County

Rowan College at Gloucester County

Step 1: Learn about your PLA options at Rowan College at Gloucester County

Rowan College at Gloucester County offers credit for all 34 CLEP® exams, in Humanities, the Social Science, Languages, the Natural Sciences and Business. Rowan College at Gloucester County also offers credit for the DSST® in 36 subjects in the following areas: Applied Technology, Business, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Science, and Social Science. Students must receive the minimum ACE passing score on the exam to receive college credit.

Rowan College at Gloucester County does not currently accept credit by TECEP® exam.

Rowan College at Gloucester County accepts select training that has been evaluated and recommended for credit by the American Council on Education and Thomas Edison State University in the following areas: International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators And Asbestos Workers, The International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, And Reinforcing Ironworkers District Council Of Northern New Jersey, United Association Of Journeymen And Apprentices Of The Plumbing And Pipefitting Industry Of The US & Canada, International Training Institute for the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Industry, New Jersey Department Of Corrections, National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry, The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), New Jersey Carpenters Apprentice, and Starting Points, Inc. for Early Childhood Education.

Police Academy: Those who completed Basic Recruit (16 weeks, 950 hours) or Special Officer (SLEO) (8 week), Class II training at Rowan College at Gloucester County's Police Academy are eligible for credits, and are considered transfer students. Students must provide a copy of the certificate including hours completed in the program.

Joint Services Transcripts (JST) provides military transcripts for credit evaluations. DD214 and military transcripts must be provided to receive college credit. The evaluation is based on the course descriptions and courses ranked L for lower level or U for undergraduate level can be used towards credit. Vocational courses cannot be used for credit.

The course descriptions, hours, and program completion determine the credits that will transfer in. Students must provide official transcripts from these organizations and an official high school transcript to receive college credit. If students hold a college degree, they do not have to provide an official high school transcript, unless they are applying to a Selective Admissions program.

Advanced Placement Exam (AP): Students who provide AP exam scores through College Board with scores of 3, 4 or 5 may receive credit in Humanities, the Social Science, Languages, the Natural Science and Business.

Rowan College at Gloucester County Division of Continuing Education: Students who completed previous training from the Division of Continuing Education may be eligible for transfer credits from the Intra-Articulation Agreement between Credit and Non-Credit courses in the following areas – Natural Science, Business and Technology.


  • Up to 36 credits can be earned through alternative methods including CLEP®, DSST® and portfolio.
  • In order to graduate from RCGC with an associate degree, students must earn at least 24 credits from courses taken at RCGC, including the last 15 credits.
  • Transfer grades are not included in the RCGC cumulative GPA.
  • Transfer students must satisfy the placement testing requirements or provide proof of exemption.

Step 2: Contact the NJ PLAN representative at Rowan College at Gloucester County

Sandra Hoffman: