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Credit for Industry Standard Certifications

Turn your industry credentials into college credit at UMGC Europe.

UMGC accepts several industry-standard certification examinations for college credit. Students should arrange to take the examination through the organization awarding the certificate. Documentation of the certification must be submitted within 5 years of taking the examination. Credits earned through these examinations are lower level and will not satisfy upper-level minimum requirements even if the course equivalency listed is for an upper-level course. Use of credits in the degree is subject to limits on level and type of credit.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certifications

Industry Certification/ExamCourse Equivalent
AWS Certified Machine Learning - SpecialtyCMSC 447
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate(3 Credits, CMIT 426)
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner(3 Credits, CMIT 326)

Cisco Certifications

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

(3 Credits, CMIT 351)

(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)

EC-Council Certifications

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)(3 Credits, CMIT 321)

Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC)

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)(3 Credits, CMIT 460)

International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)²

Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)(3 Credits, CMIT 436)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)(3 Credits, CMIT 425)

International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE) Certification

Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)(3 Credits, CMIT 424)

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Certification

LPIC-1(3 Credits, CMIT 291)

Microsoft Certification Examinations

Exam AI-100: Designing and Implementing an Azure AI SolutionCMIT 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 ServicesCMIT 382
Exam MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security(3 Credits, CMIT 422)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Professional (PMP)(3 Credits, IFSM 438)

SEI (CERT) Certifications

CERT Computer Security Incident Handler (CSIH)(3 Credits, CMIT 460)

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