Military/Civilian Transcripts and Prior Learning Assessment

GET A HEAD START ON YOUR EDUCATION!  The American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide is the primary resource that Northeast State uses as a basis for crediting formal courses and occupations offered by all branches of the military.  These credit recommendations appear on the service member's Joint Services Transcript.  To order your transcript please visit the appropriate link below.    

  • AARTS (Army/American Registry Transcript Service)
  • SMART (Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript)
  • CCAF (Community College of the Air Force)
  • VMET (Verification of Military Education and Training) - DD Form 2586  (The Department of Defense is required to issue a DD Form 2586 to all separating service members since October 1, 1990.)

Civilian Transcripts

DANTES Examination Programs

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

PLA credit for military training is one of the most widely used and accepted forms of PLA. To access forms of PLA specifically created for active duty and retired military personnel please visit http://www.tn.gov/thec/article/timewise-veteran-resources.  If you are seeking credit for prior learning please contact the Northeast State Registrar.