HESEAP Self-Paced Bachelors Degree Program

An online degree program that fits your busy schedule.

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Saves Time

Qualified students who have prior training and experience, and who, as a result of that experience and training, received full HESEAP CLC Credit, can complete the program at a pace that works well with their lifestyles.

Saves Money

With USILACS's unique HESEAP evaluation program we give you the privilege to receive quality education at an affordable price.

Awards Classroom Learning Credits

Our HESEAP Review Committee takes into account your life experiences, past schooling, and training or volunteer work you have accomplished. They will then award you Classroom Learning Credits (CLC) towards your degree.


You have the freedom to study and complete your courses 24/7 from anywhere and at any time that suits you. If you are out of work, quarantined, or even on a beach, all you need is your laptop or any other digital device.

Our HESEAP Self-Paced Degree Program is the only accredited program of it’s kind that allows individuals to earn their Bachelor’s degree, while reducing both time and money.

What is HESEAP?

HESEAP is an acronym for Higher Education Skills Equivalency Accreditation Program.  The HESEAP system is based upon the internationally recognized Philippine ETEEAP educational assessment program in which the student’s previous education and experience is evaluated and credited toward a college degree.

How are CLC’s determined?

The HESEAP Academic Review Board determines the candidate’s knowledge, skills, prior education, experience, awards, and achievements relevant to a course or field under USILACS’s academic programs. Consequently, CLC’s can potentially be awarded for equivalent classroom, laboratory, or workshops. Transfer credits for courses completed, at other colleges or universities, are awarded using the HESEAP program as well.

How is HESEAP different?

This unique program uses equivalent competency standards, a comprehensive assessment system, and combined assessment methodologies to assess the student’s previous college level education and experience. Based upon this assessment, qualified students are awarded Classroom Learning Credits, or CLC’s. The CLC award reduces the in-classroom time required for graduation; however, despite the level of CLC’s awarded, all students must complete all classroom assignments “homework” and pass a comprehensive final exam, in each subject, prior to being given credit for any class or program.

How does it work?

All USILACS students are required to take comprehensive final exams in each subject for which they received a CLC award. Any courses for which the student was not awarded a CLC will be completed in the traditional way. The Program consists of 40-courses, each with a final exam. Each successfully completed course earns three credits, for a total of 120 credits, which are needed for a Bachelor’s degree.

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