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Credit for Industry Certification
& Professional Courses

Turn your industry credentials into college credit.

University of Maryland Global Campus accepts many industry-standard certifications and professional courses for college credit. To be considered for credit, please send a record of your industry certification(s) to studentrecords@umgc.edu after you apply to UMGC. Computer certifications must have been earned within the past five years to be considered.

Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
AWS Certified Machine Learning - Specialty CMSC 447
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
(3 Credits, CMIT 426)
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
(3 Credits, CMIT 326)
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
(3 Credits, CMIT 351) and
(3 Credits, CMIT 352)
Exam: Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (350-401 ENCOR)
(3 Credits, CMIT 455)
Exam: Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services (300-410 ENARSI)
(3 Credits, CMIT 456)
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
A+
(3 Credits, CMIT 202)
Cloud+
(3 Credits, CMIT 326)
CySA+
(3 Credits, CMIT 421)
Linux+
(3 Credits, CMIT 291)
Network+
(3 Credits, CMIT 265)
PenTest+
(3 Credits, CMIT 386)
Security+
(3 Credits, CMIT 320)
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
(3 Credits, CMIT 321)
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
(3 Credits, CMIT 460)
GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) CMIT 340
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
(ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
(3 Credits, CMIT 436)
(ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
(3 Credits, CMIT 425)
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)
(3 Credits, CMIT 424)
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
LPIC-1 CMIT 391
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
Exam AI-100: Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution CMSC 447
Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
(3 Credits, CMIT 336)
Exam MD-100: Windows 10
(3 Credits, CMIT 380)
Exam MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops
(3 Credits, CMIT 420)
Exam MS-100: Microsoft 365 Identity and Services
(3 Credits, CMIT 382)
Exam MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security
(3 Credits, CMIT 422)
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
Project Management Professional (PMP)
(3 Credits, IFSM 438)
Industry Certification/Exam Course Equivalent
CERT Computer Security Incident Handler (CSIH)
(3 Credits, CMIT 460)
Formal Writing Habits
 

Credit for Professional Courses

You may be able to receive credit for ACE-reviewed courses, which are listed in the National Guide to College Credit for Workforce Training, and courses reviewed by the National College Credit Recommendation Service.

To be considered for credit, please have the organization(s) where you took the course(s) send a record of your course completion and the syllabus for the course (s) to studentrecords@umgc.edu after you apply to UMGC.

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