IT Certifications / Examinations Approved for Transfer

Students can earn credit for the following IT certifications / examinations if they were completed within the past 3 years.

IT Certification/Examination Purdue Global Course
MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist): Excel 2010, 2013, 2016 IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist): Access 2010, 2013, 2016 IT163: Database Concepts Using Microsoft Access
MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate): Windows 10 Solutions Associate IT261: Desktop Administration
MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate): Analyzing and Visualizing Data With Microsoft Excel (Exam 70-779) IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) or MSCA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate): Associate level for Windows Server 2012 or 2016 IT375: Windows Enterprise Administration
MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) IT278: Network Administration
MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist): Word 2010/2013/2016; Outlook 2010/2013/2016; PowerPoint 2010/2013/2016, and Excel 2013/2016 OR Access 2013/2016 IT133: Microsoft Applications on Demand
Microsoft Professional Program—Artificial Intelligence IT244: Python Programming
Microsoft Professional Program—Big Data IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
Microsoft Professional Program—Cloud Administration IT227: Cloud Infastructure Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
Microsoft Professional Program—Cybersecurity IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
Microsoft Professional Program—Data Analysis IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
Microsoft Professional Program—Data Science IT153: Spreadsheet Applications
IT244: Python Programming
Microsoft Professional Program—DevOps IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
Microsoft Professional Program—Entry-Level Software Development IT117: Website Development
IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT5L: Lower-Level Information Technology Elective
Microsoft Professional Program—Front-End Web Development IT117: Website Development
Microsoft Professional Program—IT Support*



*Module credit is only available in ExcelTrack™ program enrollments
IT261: Desktop Administration
IT133M1: Operating System and Services*
IT133M2: Word Processing Skills*
IT133M3: Spreadsheet Skills*
IT133M4: Computer Presentation Skills*
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
IT388: Routing and Switching
IT471: Routing and Switching II
CompTIA A+ IT190: Information Technology Concepts
CompTIA Network+ IT273: Networking Concepts
IT530: Computer Networks
CompTIA Security+ IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT540: Management of Information Security
IT541: Computer and Network Security
CompTIA Linux+ IT275: Linux Systems Administration
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
(ISC)²:
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
or
Associate of any one of the following: CISSP, CISSP-ISSEP, or CISSP-ISSAP
IT104: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT190: Information Technology Concepts
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT277: CISSP I
IT283: Networking With TCP/IP
IT279: CISSP II
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT410: CISSP III
IT412: Information Systems Security
IT484: Cybersecurity Policies
IT504: Managing Information Technology in a Business Environment
IT530: Computer Networks
IT537: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT540: Management of Information Security
IT541: Computer and Network Security
IT544: Platforms, Applications, and Data Security
IT591: IT Security Auditing and Assessments
ISACA: CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) or CISM (Certified Information Systems Manager) IT190: Information Technology Concepts
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT277: CISSP I
IT279: CISSP II
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT331: Technology Infrastructure
IT332: Principles of Information Technology Architecture
IT410: CISSP III
IT412: Information Systems Security
IT484: Cybersecurity Policies
IT504: Managing Information Technology in a Business Environment
IT530: Computer Networks
IT537: Introduction to Cybersecurity
IT540: Management of Information Security
IT541: Computer and Network 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
PRINCE 2 (2-part process) and Project+ IT301: Project Management I
IT401: Project Management II
IT511: Information Systems Project Management
CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) IT262: Certified Ethical Hacking I
IT390: Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
IT395: Certified Ethical Hacking II
IT541: Computer and Network Security
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
GIAC: GCIH (Certified Incident Handler) IT262: Certified Ethical Hacking I
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT390: Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
IT411: Digital Forensics
IT412: Info Systems Security
IT542: Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
GIAC: GCFA (Certified Forensic Analyst) IT262: Certified Ethical Hacking I
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT275: Linux Systems Administration
IT286: Network Security Concepts
IT316: Computer Forensics
IT374: Linux Systems Administration II
IT375: Windows Enterprise Administration
IT390: Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
IT395: Certified Ethical Hacking II
IT411: Digital Forensics
IT412: Info Systems Security
IT541: Computer and Network Security
IT542: Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
IT550: Computer Forensics and Investigations
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 Administrator
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 E-Business Suite R12 Applications Database Administrator IT234: Database Concepts
IT350: Advanced Database Concepts
IT525: Database Design and Data Modeling
IT526: SQL Query Design
MCSD App Builder (C#) 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
MCSD Web Applications (JavaScript) IT213: Software Development Concepts
MCSD Windows Store Apps (C#) IT488: Software Product Development Using Agile
W3Schools: PHP Certificate 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: Javascript Certification IT213: Software Development Concepts
CompTIA: Cloud Essentials IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
CompTIA: Cloud + IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT273: Networking Concepts
MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
(retired 12/31/2018)
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
MCSE: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions, Exam 70-473 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
MCSA: Linux on Azure IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT306: Cloud Services Management
IT275: Linux Systems Administration
AWS Certified Solutions Architect—Associate IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
IT304: Application Development and Scripting in the Cloud
IT306: Cloud Services Management
IT403: Advanced Cloud Security
IT404: Security Testing for Cloud Applications
IT414: Software Development Operations in Cloud Environments
AWS Certified Solutions Architect—Professional IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
IT304: Application Development and Scripting in the Cloud
IT306: Cloud Services Management
IT403: Advanced Cloud Security
IT404: Security Testing for Cloud Applications
IT413: Migrating Data and Applications in the Cloud
IT414: Software Development Operations in Cloud Environments
AWS Certified Developer—Associate IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT304: Application Development and Scripting in the Cloud
IT414: Software Development Operations in Cloud Environments
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator—Associate 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 DevOps Engineer—Professional IT213: Software Development Concepts
IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT304: Application Development and Scripting in the Cloud
IT404: Security Testing for Cloud Applications
IT414: Software Development Operations in Cloud Environments
(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 IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Cloud IT222: Introduction to Cloud Computing
IT227: Cloud Infrastructure Administration
IT273: Networking Concepts
IT278: Network Administration
IT303: Virtualization and Cloud Security
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

How to Request Transcripts

Microsoft Certifications (Excluding Microsoft Office Specialist Certification)

  1. Contact Microsoft at 800-636-7544
  2. Request official transcript be sent to:
    Purdue University Global
    Office of the Registrar
    7th Floor
    550 West Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL 60607

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, and 2016.

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).
    NOTE: The Preview Report page is watermarked "VOID - Sample Only" (the actual report sent will not have the watermark). If you want to make modifications or do not want to send the report, click “Back.”
  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.
  3. Check the box(es) next to the appropriate certification(s).
  4. Enter email address: document@purdueglobal.edu.
  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

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.

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