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The Office of Professional Learning Reviews

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR credits from COPE Institute courses.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 21 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing COPE Institute courses. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful training completion. If you completed your training outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The training components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

COPE Institute Training
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
B646 Principles Of Accounting I3ACC-1017/1/2005-12/31/2014 COPE.ACC1
B647 Principles Of Accounting II3ACC-1027/1/2005-12/31/2014 COPE.ACC2
B648 Intermediate Accounting I3ACC-2017/1/2005-12/31/2014 COPE.INACC
B649 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics3ECO-1117/1/2005-12/31/2014 COPE.MACRO
B650 Computer Concepts & Applications3CIS-1077/1/2005-12/31/2014 COPE.CNCPT
B651 Computer Business Applications3CAP-2257/1/2005-12/31/2014 COPE.BSAPP
B652 Computerized Accounting3ACC-2137/1/2005-12/31/2014 COPE.CPMAC

Note: Students may apply these PLR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your PLR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”

What can I study? top of page


How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    To request an official student record be sent to the Thomas Edison State University Registrar, contact: Mr. Jack Gelbard, Assistant Director, COPE Institute, 225 Broadway, 2nd floor, New York, NY; Phone: 212.809.5935 x111; FAX: 212.809.4132; E-mail:


Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

If you would like to request a copy of the PLR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to and include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name of Reviewed Organization or Credential
  • Date you completed course(s), program, or credential

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