University of Maryland University College accepts many industry-standard certifications and professional courses for college credit.

Credit for Industry Certifications

To be considered for credit, please send a record of your industry certification/s to studentrecords@umuc.edu after you apply to UMUC. Computer certifications must have been earned within the past five years to be considered. Popular certifications and course equivalents are listed below.

CompTIA Certifications

Certification Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

A+

CMIT 202

Network+

CMIT 265

Security+

CMIT 320

LPIC1 and CompTIA Linux+

CMIT 391

Microsoft Certifications

Exam Number Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

70-410

CMIT 369

70-411

CMIT 370

70-412

CMIT 371

70-413

CMIT 372

70-414

CMIT 373

70-417

CMIT 369
CMIT 370
CMIT 371

Cisco Certifications

Certification Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

CCNA Routing and Switching

CMIT 350

CCNA-Security

CMIT 454

300-101 ROUTE

CMIT 451

300-115 SWITCH

CMIT 452

300-135 TSHOOT

CMIT 453

CCNP

CMIT 350
CMIT 451
CMIT 452
CMIT 453

International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium

Certification Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

CMIT 425

EC-Council Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

CMIT 321

International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE) Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)

CMIT 424

CERT Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

Computer Security Incident Handler (CSIH)

CMIT 460

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

Certification Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

CMIT 460

GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)

CMIT 340

Mobile Forensics Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (Lower-Level Credit)

AccessData Mobile Examiner (AME)

CMIT 440

Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (Upper-Level Credit)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

IFSM 438

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 for 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 to studentrecords@umuc.edu after you apply to UMUC.