IT Certifications / Examinations Approved for Transfer

Students can earn credit for the IT certifications / examinations that are valid at the time of enrollment if the student has completed them within the past 3 years.

Please note: Certification and examination credits outlined below may be updated periodically due to academic revision and curricular alignment. All credits are awarded on an individual student basis.

IT Certification / Examination
Purdue Global Course
Microsoft Certified: Azure Microsoft Certified: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (Exam AZ-900) IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
IT306: Cloud Services Management
Microsoft Certified: Azure Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert (Exams AZ-303 & AZ-304) IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
IT306: Cloud Services Management
IT403: Advanced Cloud Security
Microsoft Certified: Azure Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate (Exams DP-200 & DP-201 or DP-203) IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT234: Database Concepts
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT306: Cloud Services Management
IT375: Windows Enterprise Administration
IT403: Advanced Cloud Security
IT413: Migrating Data and Applications in the Cloud
MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist): Excel 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist): Access 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 IT163: Database Concepts Using Microsoft Access
MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate): Analyzing and Visualizing Data With Microsoft Excel (Exam 70-779) (retired 1/30/2021) IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate): Querying Data with Transact-SQL (Exam 70-761) (retired 1/31/2021) IT526: SQL Query Design
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) or MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate): Associate level for Windows Server 2012 or 2016 (retiring 1/30/2021) IT375: Windows Enterprise Administration
MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist): Word 2010/2013/2016/2019; Outlook 2010/2013/2016/2019; PowerPoint 2010/2013/2016/2019, and Excel 2013/2016/2019 OR Access 2013/2016/2019 IT133: Microsoft Applications on Demand
MTA (Microsoft Technology Associate): Database Fundamentals Exam 98-364 IT525: Database Design and Data Modeling
CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) IN205: Routing and Switching I
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), including any of the following:
CCDA
CCNA Collaboration
CCNA Data Center
CCNA Routing and Switching
CCNA Security
CCNA Video
CCNA Voice
CCNA Wireless
IN205: Routing and Switching I
IN206: Routing and Switching II
CCNP Security - Exam 350-701 SCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR) IN205: Routing and Switching I
IN206: Routing and Switching II
Cisco CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure IN205: Routing and Switching I
IN206: Routing and Switching II
Cisco CCIE Security IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective (five credits)
CompTIA A+ IT190: Information Technology Concepts
IT332: Principles of Information Systems Architecture
CompTIA Data+ IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
CompTIA IT Fundamentals IT190: Information Technology Concepts
CompTIA Network+ IT273: Networking Concepts
IT530: Computer Networks
CompTIA Security+ IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT540: Management of Information Security
CompTIA Linux+ IT275: Linux Systems Administration
CompTIA Server+ IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
CASP (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner) IT273: Networking Concepts
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
IT540: Management of Information Security
CySA+ (CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst) IT262: Certified Ethical Hacking I
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT390: Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
IT395: Certified Ethical Hacking II
IT542: Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
ISC2 SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT540: Management of Information Security
(ISC)²:
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
or
Associate of CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
IN200: Data Governance—Policy and Ethics
IN301: Securing Data
IT104: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT190: Information Technology Concepts (waiver)
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT277: Certified Information Systems Security Professional I
IT279: Certified Information Systems Security Professional II
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT410: Certified Information Systems Security Professional III
IN505: Security for Analytics
ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) - CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) IT104: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT190: Information Technology Concepts
IT277: CISSP I
IT279: CISSP II
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT410: CISSP III
IT484: Cybersecurity Policies
IT504: Managing Information Technology in a Business Environment
IN505: Security for Analytics
IT537: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT540: Management of Information Security
IT544: Platforms, Applications, and Data Security
IT591: IT Security Auditing and Assessments
ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) - CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) IT104: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT190: Information Technology Concepts
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT331: Technology Infrastructure
IT332: Principles of Information Technology Architecture
IT484: Cybersecurity Policies
IT504: Managing Information Technology in a Business Environment
IT537: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT540: Management of Information Security
IT544: Platforms, Applications, and Data Security
IT591: IT Security Auditing and Assessments
EnCase: EnCE (EnCase Certified Examiner)
Students must have completed Phase 1 and 2
IT411: Digital Forensics
Project Management Institute: PMP (Project Management Professional) IT301: Project Management I
IT401: Project Management II
IT511: Information Systems Project Management
GM591: Strategic Project Selection and Initiation
GM592: Project Planning and the Project Plan
GM593: Project Execution With Monitoring and Control
GM594: Project Close-Out, Ethics, and Professional Responsibilities
CAPM (Certified Associate of Project Management) IT301: Project Management I
IT401: Project Management II
CompTIA Project+ IT301: Project Management I
IT401: Project Management II
IT511: Information Systems Project Management
Axelos Prince2 (2-part process) IT301: Project Management I
IT401: Project Management II
IT511: Information Systems Project Management
CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) IT262: Certified Ethical Hacking I
IT374: Linux Security
IT390: Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
IT395: Certified Ethical Hacking II
IT542: Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
IT591: IT Security Auditing and Assessments
CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator) IT316: Computer Forensics
IT390: Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
IT411: Digital Forensics
IT550: Computer Forensics and Investigations
GCIH (Certified Incident Handler) IT537: Introduction to Cybersecurity
GIAC: GAWN (Assessing and Auditing Wireless Networks) IT4.5G: Graduate-Level Information Technology Elective
GIAC: GCFA (Certified Forensic Analyst) IT550: Computer Forensics and Investigations
GIAC: GCFE (Certified Forensic Examiner) IT550: Computer Forensics and Investigations
GIAC: GCLD (Cloud Security Essentials) IT545: Wireless, Mobile, and Cloud Security
GIAC: GCPN (Cloud Penetration Tester) IT4.5G: Graduate-Level Information Technology Elective
GIAC: GDAT (Defending Advanced Threats) IT542: Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
GIAC: GMOB (Mobile Device Security Analyst) IT4.5G: Graduate-Level Information Technology Elective
GIAC: GNFA (Network Forensic Analyst) IT540: Management of Information Security
GIAC: GPEN (Penetration Tester) IT542: Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
GIAC: GSLC (Security Leadership) IT540: Management of Information Security
GIAC: GSOM (Security Operations Manager) IT540: Management of Information Security
GIAC: GXPN (Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester) IT542: Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional) IT104: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT262: Certified Ethical Hacking I
IT390: Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
IT395: Certified Ethical Hacking II
RHCSA (Redhat Certified System Administrator) IT275: Linux Systems Administration
Linux Essentials and/or LPC-1 (Linux Professional Institute) IT275: Linux Systems Administration
CIW JavaScript Specialist: Exams 1DO-635
or
ID0-735
IT213: Software Development Concepts
CIW Web Design Specialist: Exam 1D0-520
or
CIW Web Foundations Associate: Exam 1D0-610
IT117: Website Development
IT214: Foundations of Web Design
IT247: Fundamentals of Web Graphics
Oracle Certified Associate (Java) IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT232: Software Design and Development Concepts
Oracle Certified Professional (Java)
or
Oracle Certified Master (Java)
IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT232: Software Design and Development Concepts
IT350: Advanced Database Concepts
IT391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
IT481: Advanced Software Development
IT488: Software Product Development Using Agile
Oracle: Database Foundations Exam 1Z0-006 IT525: Database Design and Data Modeling
Oracle: Database SQL Exam 1Z0-071
or
Oracle Database 12c: Advanced Administration 1Z0-063
IT526: SQL Query Design
MCSD App Builder (C#) (retiring 1/30/2021) IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT232: Software Design and Development Concepts
IT350: Advanced Database Concepts
IT391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
IT481: Advanced Software Development
IT488: Software Product Development Using Agile
IEEE Professional Software Developer
or
IEEE Software Engineering Master
IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT232: Software Design and Development Concepts
IT350: Advanced Database Concepts
IT391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
IT481: Advanced Software Development
IT488: Software Product Development Using Agile
W3Schools: PHP Certificate IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT232: Software Design and Development Concepts
IT234: Database Concepts
IT350: Advanced Database Concepts
IT391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
IT481: Advanced Software Development
IT488: Software Product Development Using Agile
W3Schools: Javascript Certification IT213: Software Development Concepts
CompTIA: Cloud Essentials IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
CompTIA: Cloud + IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT273: Networking Concepts
AWS Certified Solutions Architect—Associate IN505: Security for Analytics
IN516: AWS Academy Cloud Architecting
AWS Certified Solutions Architect—Professional IT306: Cloud Services Management (waiver)
IT413: Migrating Data and Applications to the Cloud
IN516: AWS Academy Cloud Architecting
AWS Certified Developer—Associate IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator—Associate IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer—Professional IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
AWS Certified Security—Specialty IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
IT306: Cloud Services Management
AWS Certified Advanced Networking—Specialty IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
IT306: Cloud Services Management
IT413: Migrating Data and Applications in the Cloud
AWS Certified Database—Specialty IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
AWS Certified Data Analytics—Specialty IN303: Data Mining and Data Warehousing
AWS Certified Machine Learning—Specialty IT400: Artificial Intelligence (AI) - Deep Learning and Machine Learning
AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder—Specialty IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT232:
Software Design and Development Concepts
IT350:
Advanced Database Concepts
IT391:
Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
IT481:
Advanced Software Development
IT488:
Software Product Development Using Agile
AWS Cloud Practitioner—Foundational IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT306: Cloud Services Management
IN515: AWS Academy Cloud Foundations
(ISC)² CCSP IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
IT403: Advanced Cloud Security
IT404: Security Testing for Cloud Applications
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Cloud (retired 2/24/2020) IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Cloud (retired 2/24/2020) IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
CertNexus - Certified AI Practitioner (CAIP) IT400: Ethics in Cybersecurity
CertNexus - Certified Data Science Practitioner (CDSP) IN303: Data Mining and Data Warehousing
CertNexus - Certified Ethical Emerging Technologist (CEET) IN200: Data Governance - Policy and Ethics
Google Associate Cloud Engineer IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
IT304: Application Development and Scripting in the Cloud
IT306: Cloud Services Management
IT414: Software Development Operations in Cloud Environments
Google IT Support Professional Certificate IN220: Help Desk I
IN221: Help Desk II
IN222: Help Desk III
Google Data Analytics Certificate IN223: Data Analytics and Decision-Making
IN224:
Relational Databases
IN225:
Modifying and Sharing Data for Decision-Making
IN226:
Programming and Data and Ways to Share Data
Google Project Management Certificate MT245: Project Fundamentals and Project Initiation
MT246:
Project Planning and Project Execution
MT247:
Agile and Scrum Methodologies
Google/Coursera - Google IT Automation With Python Professional Certificate IT244 & IT4L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
McAfee Institute - Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCII) IT316: Computer Forensics
Fullstack - Cyber Security (part-time) IT244: Python Programming
IT273: Networking Concepts
Fullstack - Cyber Security (full-time) IT244: Python Programming
IT262: Certified Ethical Hacking I
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT275: Linux System Administration
Fullstack - Data Analytics (part-time or full-time) IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
IT163: Database Concepts Using Microsoft Access
IT234: Database Concepts
IT244: Python Programming
IN302: Reporting and Visualization
Fullstack - DevOps IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT244: Python Programming
IT273: Networking Concepts
Fullstack - Web Development (part-time or full-time) IT117: Website Development
IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT214: Website Implementation
IT232: Software Design and Development Concepts
General Assembly: Data Science Immersive IN401: Data Curation Concepts
IT5L: 
(5 lower-level IT elective credits)
General Assembly: Data Analytics Immersive IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
IN302: 
Reporting and Visualization
General Assembly: Software Engineering Immersive IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT232: Software Design and Development Concepts
IT391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
General Assembly: User Experience Design Immersive IT302: Human Computer Interaction

How to Request Transcripts

Microsoft Certifications (Excluding Microsoft Office Specialist Certification)

Submit a completed copy of the IT Certification Verification form to document@purdueglobal.edu. Be sure to include both the Transcript ID and Access Code.

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

If you have taken and passed Microsoft Office Specialist (Office Specialist) certification exams, you may be eligible to receive 5 quarter credit hours toward IT133: Microsoft Applications on Demand.

In order to receive credit, you must have passed all four of the following Microsoft Office exams:

  • Word
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel OR Access

The Office Specialist certification is offered at the specialist, master specialist, and expert specialist levels, and is currently available in these Microsoft Office versions: 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019.

Online Authorization of MOS Certification

  1. Log in to your account at www.certiport.com.
  2. Check the box at the top of the page to authorize an external party to view your certification.
  3. Click on "My Transcripts" in the top left corner.
  4. Under View Mode, select "Authorized View."
  5. On the right side, check the box labeled "Authorize Viewer."
  6. When prompted to enter the email address of the external party you would like to authorize, enter: document@purdueglobal.edu
  7. Click "Authorize."

Cisco Systems, Inc. Certifications

In order to allow third parties to verify valid certifications, previously earned certifications, and passed exams, please use the "Publish Credentials" option within the Certification Tracking System.

  1. Log in to Certification Tracking System at www.cisco.com/go/certifications/login.
  2. Click on the “Publish Credentials” link.
  3. Select the credentials that you would like to publish.
  4. Enter email address: document@purdueglobal.edu.
  5. Enter any message you want to include in the email to the recipient.
  6. Click “Preview Report” to preview the report (optional).
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  7. Click “Publish Report” to publish the report.
  8. "Your certifications have successfully been published," will be displayed in red at the top of the page under your name and candidate ID number.
  9. Click on a menu bar to the left to continue.

CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Certifications

  1. Log in to the CIW Candidate Information Center.
  2. Click on the “Publish Credentials” link in the left column.
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  5. Enter in any explanatory text.
  6. Click “Publish Report.”

Note: An e-mail message will be sent to the address supplied, with a URL and security code that can be used to verify any CIW certification status directly. Purdue University Global will see only the certifications earned and the award dates; no history of exam attempts will appear.

CompTia

If you have any questions about the process described below, please contact the CompTIA Customer Service Department at questions@comptia.org or call 630-678-8300 (option 5).

Log in to your CompTIA account. If you are a first-time user, you must first create an account. Click the "First-Time Users" link on the right side and complete the account registration form.

You will need the following information from your CompTIA exam score report:

  • CompTIA Career ID Registration ID
  • Test Date
  • Test Center ID

If you do not have a copy of your score report, please contact the test delivery provider that you used to take your exam. They will either mail you a copy of your score report or email the information to you. Learn about the process to obtain your transcript information.

VUE: 877-551-7587 (Toll Free)
Prometric: 800-776-4276 (Toll Free)

Once you log in to your record, publish your certification(s) to Purdue Global by clicking on the "Publish Credentials" tab in the lower left portion of the screen.

Enter the information requested, using document@purdueglobal.edu as the email to receive the verification.

CompTIA will send your credential verification directly to the Purdue Global Office of the Registrar.

EC Council Certifications

For EC Council certifications, you will need to make a request for your certification information to be issued to Purdue Global.

Please contact EC Council support to request a 3rd Party Information Release. Complete the third-party information release documentation, indicating document@purdueglobal.edu as the recipient, and return the form to EC Council. EC Council will then release your certification information to Purdue Global.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

You can send a transcript of your certifications from your AWS Certification Account to Purdue Global, through the “Share My Transcript” option. Select “Create New Transcript” and select which certifications you would like to send. After doing so, please choose the option to send your transcript to an email address and enter document@purdueglobal.edu as the recipient.

CertNexus Certifications

For CertNexus certifications, you will need to make a request for your certification information to be issued to Purdue Global, indicating document@purdueglobal.edu as the recipient.

FullStack Certifications

For FullStack certifications, you will need to make a request to records@fullstackacademy.com for your certification information to be issued to Purdue Global, indicating document@purdueglobal.edu as the recipient.

General Assembly

For General Assembly certifications, you will need to make a request to studentverification@ga.co for your certification information to be issued to Purdue Global, indicating document@purdueglobal.edu as the recipient.

Nontranscript Certifications

Web Portal Verification

In order to receive credit for the following certifications, you will need to submit a completed copy of the IT Certification Verification form to document@purdueglobal.edu or fax to 800-582-9261.

  • (ISC)² Certifications
  • ISACA Certifications
  • GIAC Certifications
  • PMI Certifications
  • AXELOS Certifications

Digital Badge Verification

In order to receive credit for the following certifications, you will need to submit a completed copy of the IT Certification Verification form and digital badge to document@purdueglobal.edu.

  • Oracle Certifications
  • W3Schools Certifications
  • Google Certifications

Verification Letter From Organization

In order to receive credit for the following certifications, you will need to submit a completed copy of the IT Certification Verification form to the certifying organization, and have them return the form and verification of the certification earned to document@purdueglobal.edu.

  • Guidance Software Certifications
  • IEEE Certifications
  • Offensive Security