When Jennifer Epper decided to go back to college part time while also working in restaurant marketing, she expected it would take her three years to earn an associate's degree.
Thanks to credits for prior experience, the St. Peter mother of three will receive her marketing management degree from South Central College next month — one year earlier than she planned.
South Central College leaders are now striving to help more nontraditional students earn credits for prior work and life experience.
“We're streamlining the process. We've made it really a lot simpler,” said Marsha Danielson, SCC vice president of economic development.
They're called “credit...