Earn Academic Credit for Your industry certifications

If you hold a valid industry certification or professional licensure earned within the last 3 years, you may receive up to 15 free academic credits toward Associate in Science degrees at SPC.

Review our free credit opportunities by Career and Academic Community below for more details, or contact the Articulations Outreach Specialist at 727-302-6525, and complete our Request for Credit form.

Business

Earned credit toward our Business Administration A.S. Degree

Certification Course Credits
SCPro™ Fundamentals:
1. Inventory Management
2. Warehousing Operations
3. Transportation Operations
MAN 1500 3
SCPro™ Fundamentals:
1. Customer Service Operations
2. Demand Planning
3. Manufacturing and Service Operations
4. Supply Management and Procurement
MAN 1590 3
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) MAN 2582 – Intro. to Project Management 3

Education

Earned credit toward our Early Childhood Education A.S. Degree OR our general a.a. degree

Students with a current, valid Child Care Credential are eligible to apply for FREE articulated credits in the Early Childhood Education A.S. degree OR in the General A.A. degree program.

To qualify, students must show evidence of a valid and current Child Care Credential. Qualifying credentials include:

  1. Florida Dept. of Children and Families, Birth through Five Florida Child Care Professional Certificate (FCCPC)
  2. Florida Dept. of Education, Child Care Apprenticeship Certificate (CCAC)
  3. Florida Dept. of Education, Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC)
  4. Council for Professional Recognition, National Child Development Associate (CDA)
Certification Free credit at SPC Credits
Child Development Associate
(CPREC001)
EEC 1308 (3)
LAE 2000 (3)
EDG 1319 – Unit Blocks (1)
EDG 1319 – Musical Act (1)
EDG 1319 – Play as Learn (1)
9
Engineering, Manufacturing and Building Arts

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Building Design and Construction Management (formerly Architectural Design and Construction Technology)

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
ADDA Apprentice Drafter      
Autodesk Certified User AutoCAD ADESK002 ETD 1320C 3
Autodesk Certified Associate – Revit Architecture ADESK008 ETD 1390C 3
Autodesk Certified Professional – Revit Architecture ADESK025 ETD 2392C 3
Chief Architect Certified Apprentice CARCH002    
NCCER Construction Technology NCCER008    
Journeyman Mason Apprenticeship*
* Student must (1) submit a copy of their Journeyman Mason card, and (2) apply for the free credits within ten (10) years of completing Apprenticeship program
Not applicable BCN 2052 (1)
BCN 2732 (1)
BCN 2949 (12)
14

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
CompTIA A + COMPT001 CET 1171C(3) CET1172C(3) 6

Earned credit toward our Engineering Technology A.S. Degree

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
Autodesk Certified User – Inventor ADESK011 ETD 1350C 3
Autodesk Certified Professional – Inventor ADESK024 ETD 1350C 3
MSSC Certified Production Technician (CPT) MSSCN001 EET 1084C (3)
ETI 1110 (3)
ETI 1420 (3)
ETI 1701 (3)
ETM 1010C (3)
15
Certified Solidworks Associate – Academic SOLID003 ETD 2364C(3) 3
IEC Electrical Apprenticeship*
* Student must (1) submit a copy of their Journeyman Electrician card, and (2) apply for the free credits within ten (10) years of completing Apprenticeship program
Not applicable EET 1084C (3)
EET 1015C (4)
EET 1025C (4)
EET 2949 (3)
14

Earned Toward Our Production Systems Management AS Degree

Certification Certification Code Credits
FAA Aviation Mechanic Technician – Airframe

AND

FAA Aviation Mechanic Technician - Powerplant
AMT 1715 – Aviation Airframe Maintenance I

AMT 1716 – Aviation Airframe Maintenance II

AMT 1725 – Aviation Powerplant Maintenance I

AMT 1726 – Aviation Powerplant Maintenance II
24(6 per course)
Health Sciences and Veterinary Technology

Earned Credit Toward The Emergency Medical Services A.S. Degree

Certification Code Course Credits
Emergency Medical Technician – Basic EMT NREMT001 EMS 1119
EMS 1119L
EMS 1411
and
EMS 1421
 

12

Earned Credit Toward The Veterinary Technology A.S. Degree

Certification Code Course Credits
Certified Veterinary Assistant FLVMA002 ATE 1311L (1)
ATE 1741 (1)
ATE 1943 (1)

3
Public Safety, Public Policy and Legal Studies

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Digital Forensics and Computer Investigations

Certification Course Credits
CompTIAA+ CET 1171C and CET 1172C 6
CompTIA Security + CTS 1120 and CIS 1358 6
Science and Mathematics

Earned credit toward our Biotechnology Laboratory Technology A.S. degree

Certification Code Course Credits
Biotechnician Assistant CERHB001 BSC 2420 3
Technology

Students who have earned one or more of the industry certifications listed below within the last three years and who have successfully completed at least one semester in the relevant Associate of Science program may apply to receive free College Credit.

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Computer Programming and Analysis

Certification Course Credits
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Web Design Specialist CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Site Development Associate CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW)-PERL Specialist CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW)-Database Design Specialist CGS 1309 3
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer Windows Dev. CGS 1309 3
Oracle Certified Java Associate Programmer COP 2250 and COP 2251 6
Oracle Certified Java Programmer COP 2250 and COP 2251 6
Oracle Certified Master Java SE Developer (OCMJD) COP 2250 and COP 2251 6
Oracle Certified Professional Java EE Business Component Dev COP 2250 and COP 2251 6
Oracle Certified Expert Java Platform, EE Web Services Dev COP 2250 and COP 2251 6
Oracle Certified Professional Java ME Mobile Application Dev COP 2250 and COP 2251 6
Oracle Certified Master Java EE Enterprise Architect COP 1000
COP 2250
COP 2251
9

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Computer Networking Technology - Engineering Track

Certification Course Credits
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) CET 1600 and CET 1610 6
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) CET 1600
CET 1610
CET 2615
CET 2620
12
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) CET 2670 and CET 2856 18*
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) CET 2685 15*
CompTIA A+ CET 1171C and CET 1172C 6
* Student must hold a CCNA certification (12 credits) to qualify for CCNP or CCNA security certification. 

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Computer Networking Technology - Administration Track

Certification Course Credits
MCSA: Windows Server 2012 CTS 1303
CTS 1328
CTS 1334 
9
CompTIA Network+ CNT 1000 3
CompTIA Server+ CGS 1309 3
CompTIA Linux+ CTS 2106
CTS 2321
CTS 2322
9
CompTIA A+ CET 1171C and CET 1172C 6
 

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Cybersecurity

Certification Course Credits
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) CIS 2352 3
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) CET1600 and CET 1610 6
CompTIA A + CET 1171C and CET1172C 6
CompTIA Security + CTS 1120 and CIS 1358 6
CompTIA Linux + CTS 2106 3

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Computer Information Technology

Certification Course Credits
Certified Internet Web (CIW)-Database Design Specialist CGS 1309 3
CompTIA A+ CET 1171C and CET1172C 6
CompTIA Network + CNT 1000 3
Microsoft Office Specialist – Microsoft Excel 2016 or later CGS 1100 and CGS 1515 6
Microsoft Office Specialist – Microsoft Office Access 2016 or later CGS 1100 and CGS 1545 6

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Web Development

Certification Course Credits
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Web Design Specialist CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Site Development Associate CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) JavaScript Specialist COP 2801 3
CompTIA Network + CNT 1000 3
Oracle Certified Java Associate Programmer COP 2250 and COP 2251 6
Oracle Certified Java Programmer COP 2250 and COP 2251 3
Oracle Certified Master Java SE Developer (OCMJD) COP 2250 and COP 2251 6
Oracle Certified Professional Java EE Web Component Dev COP 1000 3
Oracle Certified Professional Java EE Business Component Dev COP 1000 3
Oracle Certified Expert Java Platform, EE Web Services Dev COP 1000 3
Oracle Certified Professional Java ME Mobile Application Dev COP 1000 3
Oracle Certified Master Java EE Enterprise Architect COP 1000, COP 2250 and COP 2251 9