Earn Academic Credit for Your industry certifications

If you hold a valid industry certification or professional licensure, you may be eligible to receive up to 24 free academic credits toward certain academic programs at SPC. Students must be enrolled in the relevant degree or certificate program at SPC to be eligible for free college credit associated with industry certifications.

Review our free credit opportunities by Career and Academic Community below for more details, find out how to receive credit, 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)
EEC 2312 (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 Credit Toward Our Production Systems Management AS Degree

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
FAA Aviation Mechanic Technician – Airframe
AND
FAA Aviation Mechanic Technician - Powerplant
FEDAA004
AND
FEDAA010
AMT 1715 (6 credits)

AMT 1716 (6 credits)

AMT 1725 (6 credits)

AMT 1726 (6 credits)
24
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

EARNED CREDIT TOWARD THE HEALTH SCIENCES A.S. DEGREE

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) NATHA009 HSC 1531 2
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) AMAMA001 HSC 1531
HSA 2001
2

EARNED CREDIT TOWARD THE HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A.S. DEGREE

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) NATHA009 HSC 1531 2
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) AMAMA001 HSC 1531 2
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

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Environmental Science Technology

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
(Drinking) Water Treatment Plant Operator Class A FLDEP004 EVR 2930
EVR 2949
3
(Drinking) Water Treatment Plant Operator Class B FLDEP005 EVR 2930
EVR 2949
3
(Drinking) Water Treatment Plant Operator Class C FLDEP006 EVR 2930
EVR 2949
3
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Class A FLDEP001 EVR 2930
EVR 2949
3
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Class B FLDEP002 EVR 2930
EVR 2949
3
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Class C FLDEP003 EVR 2930
EVR 2949
3
Technology

Students who have earned one or more of the industry certifications listed below within the last three years and who are enrolled 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 Certification Code Course Credits
Apple App Development with Swift Certification Level 1 APPLE021 CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Advanced HTML5 & CSS3 Specialist PROSO027 CGS 1831 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Web Design Specialist PROSO022 CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Site Development Associate PROSO020 CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW)-PERL Specialist PROSO019 CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW)-Database Design Specialist PROSO006 CGS 1309 3
CompTIA Linux+ COMPT005 CGS 1309 3
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) - SQL Server 2012 MICRO082 CTS 2433 3
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) - Data Platform MICRO089 CGS 1309 3
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) - Database Administration Fundamentals MICRO070 CGS 1309 3
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) - Software Testing Fundamentals MICRO101 CGS 1309 3
Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Certification NACFS001 CGS 1309 3
Oracle Java Foundations Certified Junior Associate ORACL008 COP 2250 3
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA): Java Programmer ORACL004 COP 2250 and COP 2251 6

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Networking Technologies

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
Apple Certified Technical Coordinator APPLE002 CGS 1309 3
Apple Certified Support Professional APPLE019 CGS 1309 3
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) CISCO026 CET 1600
CET 1610
CET 2615
9
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) CET 2685 12*
CompTIA A+ COMPT001 CET 1171C
CET 1172C
6
CompTIA Linux+ COMPT005 CTS 2106
CTS 2321
6
CompTIA Network+ COMPT006 CNT 1000 3
CompTIA Server+ COMPT009 CGS 1309 3
*Student must hold a CCNA certification (9 credits) to qualify for CCNA Security certification

Earned credit toward our A.S. degree in Cybersecurity

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) ICOEC002 CIS 2352 3
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) CISCO003 CET1600 and CET 1610 6
CompTIA A + COMPT001 CET 1171C and CET1172C 6
CompTIA Security + COMPT008 CTS 1120 and CIS 1358 6
CompTIA Linux + COMPT005 CTS 2106 3

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

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
ArcGIS Desktop Entry ESRIC001 CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Advanced HTML5 & CSS3 Specialist PROSO027 CGS 1831 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW)-Database Design Specialist PROSO006 CGS 1309 3
CompTIA A+ COMPT001 CET 1171C
CET1172C
6
CompTIA Network + COMPT006 CNT 1000 3
CompTIA Server+ COMPT009 CGS 1309 3
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) - SQL Server 2012 MICRO082 CTS 2433 3
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) - Data Platform MICRO089 CGS 1309 3
Microsoft Office Specialist – Microsoft Excel 2016 or later MICRO801 CGS 1100
CGS 1515
6
Microsoft Office Specialist – Microsoft Office Access 2016 or later MICRO901 CGS 1100 and CGS 1545 6
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) - Database Administration Fundamentals MICRO070 CGS 1309 3
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) - Mobility and Devices Fundamentals MICRO102 CGS 1309 3
Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Certification NACFS001 CGS 1309 3

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

Certification Certification Code Course Credits
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) - Dreamweaver ADOBE010 CGS 1309 3
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) – Flash/Animate ADOBE011 CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Web Design Specialist PROSO022 CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) Site Development Associate PROSO020 CGS 1309 3
Certified Internet Web (CIW) JavaScript Specialist PROSO017 COP 2801 3
CompTIA Network + COMPT006 CNT 1000 3
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA): Java Programmer ORACL004 COP 2250 and COP 2251 6

Earned credit toward our Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate program

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

Earned credit toward our Help Desk Support Specialist Certificate program

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

Earned credit toward our Network Administration Certificate program

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