Articulation Agreements (Prior Learning Assessment)

Documentation of training, including copies of licenses, certifications, or other credentials requiring passing an exam, or completion of a qualified high school program with college-level components, should be submitted to Prior Learning Assessment in the Academic Advising Center. If there is no current articulation agreement for the documentation being presented, it is up to the department chair to approve any course equivalency demonstrated by that documentation, on a case-by-case basis. Equivalent Sinclair courses that can be identified based on this documentation may be eligible to be added to your Sinclair record. or better. These are not always transferable to other colleges, but they count toward fulfilling Sinclair graduation requirements.


1. A student must have completed a Sinclair Community College application and paid the appropriate fees.

2. No more than 30 credit hours may be earned through articulated credit, proficiency examination, AP, CLEP, DSST, ACE credit and applied toward degree requirements.

3. These are not always transferable to other colleges, but they count toward fulfilling Sinclair graduation requirements. Examples include, but are not limited to, of recent documentation which was awarded articulated credit include:

American Heart Association Certification
American Red Cross
CCNA Certification
CDA certification
Commercial pilot license
CompTIA A+, Network + & Security+
CPS certification
EMS Certification
FAA - Air Traffic Controller
FAA - Private Pilot License
Fire Officer certification
Firefighter II cer
FST certification
Hondros Real Estate
Journeyman certification
Local #82 Electrical Worker Apprenticeship
Microsoft Certified Professional
MVCTC Adult School - Culinary
MVCTC Adult School - H & AC Tech Cert.
MVCTC Adult School - Precision Machining
MVCTC Adult School - Electronics
MVCTC Adult School - HVACR
ODPS certification  
Ohio Corrections Training Academy
Ohio Dept. of Industrial Relations
Ohio Dept. of Insurance
Ohio EPA

OSHA 10-hr. training certificate
OSHA 30-hr. training
ServSafe certification 
USAF CDC Preschool
Warren County Teacher Academy, WCCC
WCCC, OPOTC, SCC, MC Sheriff's Deputy
WSU, National Museum of the AF