Upon paying the appropriate Credit for Prior Learning fee (half the tuition of the course) and 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 Premiere 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-105/205/206/270||12||Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP)|
|DFAB 201||3||Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Certification|
|DFAB 206||3||Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Sheet Metal (CSWPA-SM)|
|DFAB 270||3||Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Weldment (CSWPA-WD)|
|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|
|SUAS-101||3||FAA Remote Pilot Certificate|
|SUAS 102||3||FAA Visual Line of Sight|
If you have any questions about industry certifications, please contact:
Matt Day, Associate Professor/Program Dir. Cybersecurity and C.I.S.
Jennifer Wheeler, Career Navigator