The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) allows learners from a wide range of ages and backgrounds to demonstrate mastery of introductory college-level material and earn college credit. CLEP and Career Technical Education (CTE) can and should work in tandem to support career readiness. Increasingly, career readiness is dependent on success at two- and four-year colleges. The powerful combination of CLEP with CTE allows students to reach their chosen careers faster, either by accelerating their entry into the field, or freeing up their time to take more advanced college courses sooner.
This guide from Advance CTE and the College Board examines how specific CLEP exams can be embedded into or used to augment programs of study by Career Cluster.