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Credit for Industry Standard Certifications

Take an industry-standard certification exam for credit to get closer to your degree at UMGC Asia.

UMGC Asia accepts several industry-standard certification examinations for college credit. Students should arrange to take the examination through the organization awarding the certificate. Documentation of the certification must be submitted within 5 years of taking the examination. Credits earned through these examinations are lower level and will not satisfy upper-level minimum requirements even if the course equivalency listed is for an upper-level course. Use of credits in the degree is subject to limits on level and type of credit.

CompTIA Certifications

Certification Course equivalent (lower-level credit)
A+ CMIT 202
Network+ CMIT 265
Security+ CMIT 320
LPIC1 and CompTIA Linux+ CMIT 391
Linux System Administration CMIT 391

Microsoft Certification Examinations

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, 370, 371
70-642 CMIT 376
70-640 CMIT 377
70-643 CMIT 378
70-646 CMIT 368
70-647 CMIT 471
70-648 CMIT 376, 377
70-649 CMIT 376, 377, 378
70-680 CMIT 364

Cisco Certifications

Certification Course Equivalent (lower-level credit)
CCNA Routing and Switching CMIT 350
CCDA CMIT 450
CCNP CMIT 499E, CMIT 499F, CMIT 499G
642-902 ROUTE CMIT 499E
642-813 SWITCH CMIT 499F
642-832 TSHOOT CMIT 499G

International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC) Certification

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

Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (lower-level credit)
Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) CMIT 331

CERT Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (lower-level credit)
Computer Security Incident Handler (CSIH) CMIT 460

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (lower-level credit)
GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) CMIT 340
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GREM) CMIT 460

Mobile Forensics Certification

Certification Course Equivalent (lower-level credit)
Mobile Forensics Certified Examiner (MFCE) CMIT 440

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Certification Course Equivalent (lower-level credit)
PMP IFSM 438 (lower level credit)

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