Purdue Global

Purdue University Global
Ms. Allegra Fowler, Director of Transfer and Articulation
+1 (844) PURDUE- G, or (787-3834)

About Purdue University Global 

Building on Purdue’s mission to provide greater access to affordable, high-quality education, Purdue University Global is a public, nonprofit institution that offers a world-class education online.

Purdue Global is dedicated to adult students who need flexibility to fit learning into their busy lives, making it possible to achieve a degree from a school within the respected Purdue University system—from anywhere in the world. The innovative approach to teaching and outcome-focused curriculum give you the skills you need to make an immediate impact on your career and the edge to compete in this fast-changing world economy.

Our mission is simple. Purdue University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals.


With Saylor Academy and Purdue University Global, you can save even more money toward your degree.

Purdue University Global now accepts Saylor Academy courses for credit, meaning you can take Saylor’s tuition free courses at your own pace, and transfer credits into one of many affordable Purdue Global programs.  Both Purdue Global and Saylor Academy believe in flexible education options for working and adult learners, and Saylor courses will help to put your degree within reach.

Start, study and save, using Saylor Academy and Purdue Global today.

Saylor Direct Credit Course Equivalents

Purdue University Global accepts the following courses for credit.


ACE ID Saylor course Sem credits. PG Course Code PG Course Name
SAYA-0036 Art Appreciation 3 ART4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Arts Elective
SAYA-0024 Business Law 3 BU4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Business Elective
SAYA-0037 Business Statistics 3 MM4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Mathematics Elective
SAYA-0017 C++ Programming 3 IT4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Information Technology Elective
SAYA-0025 Calculus I 4 MM6L 100/200 Lower-level Mathematics Elective
SAYA-0040 College Success 1 TC1.5L 100/200 Lower-level Open Elective
SAYA-0027 Corporate Communication 3 CM4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Communications Elective
SAYA-0045 Critical Thinking 3 HU4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Humanities Elective
SAYA-0004 Environmental Ethics, Justice and World Views* 3 HU4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Humanities Elective Pending renewal
SAYA-0028 General Chemistry I 3 SC156 Principles of Chemistry
SAYA-0020 Introduction to Business 3 BU4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Business Elective
SAYA-0029 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3 SS4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Social Science Elective
SAYA-0030 Introduction to Electromagnetism 3 SC4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Science Elective
SAYA-0021 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 AC114 Accounting I
SAYA-0031 Introduction to Mechanics 3 SC4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Science Elective
SAYA-0019 Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology 3 SC235 General Biology I – Human Perspectives
SAYA-0007 Introduction to Psychology 3 PS124 Introduction to Psychology
SAYA-0008 Introduction to Sociology 3 SS144 Sociology
SAYA-0032 Introduction to Statistics 3 MM207 Statistics
SAYA-0033 Introduction to Western Political Thought 3 SS4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Social Science Elective
SAYA-0038 Operations Management 3 MT435 Operations Management
SAYA-0034 Organizational Behavior 3 MT4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Management Elective
SAYA-0022 Principles of Finance 3 MT217 Finance
SAYA-0006 Principles of Macroeconomics* 3 BU204 Macroeconomics Pending renewal
SAYA-0023 Principles of Marketing 3 MT219 Marketing
SAYA-0005 Principles of Microeconomics* 3 BU224 Microeconomics Pending renewal
SAYA-0039 Project Management 3 IT301 Project Management I
SAYA-0044 World Regional Geography 3 SS4.5L 100/200 Lower-level Social Science Elective

*Pending renewal by the American Council on Education


Saylor Academy can help you complete your degree at any of our partner schools with tuition-free Saylor Direct credit courses. Get started at www.saylor.org/credit.