Credit for Industry Certification

  • Upon paying the appropriate credit for prior learning fee (½ the tuition of the course) and upon providing evidence of current licensure or certification, a student who holds a current industry-recognized certification may be granted credit. Unless noted otherwise on the credential, currency will be defined as within three years. Certificate and degree residency requirements oblige 25% of the coursework in a program be completed at Carroll. The following equivalents have been identified. Please contact the discipline faculty chair or program director for consideration of other credentials. 

    Carroll Equivalent Credits Awarded Credential
    CGR-130 3 Adobe Premier Certification
    CYBR-108 3 CompTIA A+ Certification
    CYBR-121 3 CompTIA Network+ Certification
    CYBR-122 3 CompTIA Security+ Certification
    CYBR-151/CYBR-152 6 Cisco CCENT Certification
    CYBR-181 3 Microsoft MCP Certification (Windows Server)
    CYBR-182 3 CompTIA Linux+ Certification
    CYBR-241 3 Certified Ethical Hacker Certification
    DFAB-105/DFAB-205 6 Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA)
    DFAB-106/206/206/207 12 Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP)
    ECE-100/ECE-110 6 National Credential Prgrm Child Development Associate (CDA)
    HES-200 4 ACE Personal Trainer Certification
    HES-230 3 ACE Health Coach Certification
    HIT-111/121/122 9 AHIMA Certified Coding Associate+
    HIT-111/115/121/122 13 AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist +
    HIT-111/115/121/122/222 19 AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist =
    HIT-111/115/121/122 13 AHIMA Certified Coding Spec-Physician Based+#
    HIT-111/121/122 9 AAPC Certified Professional Coder+#
    SUAS-101 3 FAA Remote Pilot Certificate
    SUAS-102 3 FAA Visual Line of Sight