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Challenge Exams

Prior education, training and/or experience credit exam

CNM Challenge Exams are available to applicants and currently enrolled students who wish to establish CNM credit for prior education, training and/or experience. Other post secondary institutions may not accept challenge exam credit. The fee for most exams is $15. Please see refer to the appropriate academic division for further information on Challenge Exams.

The following restrictions apply to all CNM Challenge Exams:

  • A student may attempt a challenge exam only once per course.
  • A student may not take a challenge exam if, within the last 10 years, he or she completed the course at any school with a final grade, including AU but excluding W grades.
  • A grade of CR will be recorded upon the student's completion of CNM credit coursework in the same or subsequent term.
  • Courses successfully challenged may count toward program requirements, but not CNM's graduation residency requirement.