Innovative Learning

Baton Rouge Community College is committed to helping students improve their lives through education. By providing multiple exit points, BRCC enhances your completion opportunities and can help you reduce the time you spend working towards a degree or certificate substantially. Innovative learning options like prior learning assessment, eLearning classes (both online and hybrid), college credit testing, and evening and Saturday classes are available now. There is no reason to wait any longer to begin your academic career and become workforce ready.

At BRCC, we know that you lead a busy life and we want to make sure you can tailor your academic studies to fit that lifestyle. That is why we offer several options for you besides the traditional face-to-face delivery mode. Our eLearning Program is robust, with more than 85 classes offered in online and hybrid options; and we currently offer three certificate options and two degrees fully online. Please visit the eLearning home page for more information.

Did you know that BRCC is offering classes on Saturdays? Taking just one class a semester can reduce your degree completion time substantially. In addition, BRCC offers you the opportunity to earn credit for prior learning. If you have an industry certification or have served in any branch of the U.S. military, you might be eligible to earn credit through our Prior Learning Assessment Program.

You can also earn college credit by exam. BRCC is an approved testing site for the College Level Examination Program which offers you the opportunity to earn college credit in more than 20 courses. CLEP is widely recognized and accepted by LSU, Our Lady of the Lake College, and Southeastern Louisiana University, among others. You can also take tests developed by our faculty in a few departments (i.e. French, Spanish) that will allow you to earn college credit. We are pleased to announce that we have added DSST to our list of credit by exam options.

We know that many of you have made decisions in the past that may now be preventing you from advancing at your current employer. There has never been a better time to take care of unfinished business than now. If you attended a college or university (including BRCC) and would like to explore how you can earn your degree or certificate, contact Innovative Learning at (225) 216-8228 or send an email to  We will help you design a plan that fits your lifestyle. Now that's innovative learning!