About Excelsior College

about_ecFor over 40 years, Excelsior College has expanded access to higher education for adult learners through its flexible, affordable, and innovative programs and services. Established by the New York State Board of Regents in 1971, America’s first virtual college was founded on the philosophy that “what you know is more important than where or how you learned it.”

With a commitment to supporting workforce development, individual employability, and career advancement, Excelsior College presents a compelling, quality model for the university of the 21st century in online teaching, evaluation of prior learning, and comprehensive degree completion advising.

About the Center for Professional Development

The Center for Professional Development at Excelsior College provides high quality educational opportunities for adults at various stages in their careers, enabling them to acquire knowledge and skills that will help them advance at work or prepare for industry certifications.

Credit Recommendations

Excelsior College’s Center for Professional Development, a National College Credit Recommendation Service member since October 2013, provides skills and training to meet the individual needs of adults interested in starting a new career or advancing their current position.

In an effort to provide added value to our students, the Center for Professional Development has secured credit recommendations for several courses. Please note that the credit recommendation is not transferable to any other courses, regardless of similarity in outline or content area. If you have any questions on how to request a transcript, please feel free to contact us.