• IT Certifications/Examinations Approved for Transfer

    Students can earn credit for the following IT Certifications/Examinations if they were completed within the past 3 years.

    IT Certification/Examination Kaplan University Course
    MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) – Excel 2010 or 2013 IT 153: Spreadsheet Applications
    MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) – Access 2010 or 2013 IT 163: Database Concepts Using Microsoft Access
    MCSA: Windows 7 Solutions Associate; MCSA: Windows 8 Solutions Associate; MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) IT 261: Desktop Administration
    Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) for Windows Server 2012; Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Associate level IT 375: Windows Enterprise Administration
    MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist)  IT 278: Network Administration
    MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) – Word 2010/2013, Outlook 2010/2013, PowerPoint 2010/2013, and Excel 2013 OR Access 2013 IT 133: Microsoft Applications on Demand
    CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), including any of the following: 
    CCDA
    CCNA Collaboration
    CCNA Data Center
    CCNA Routing and Switching
    CCNA Security
    CCNA Video
    CCNA Voice
    CCNA Wireless
    IT 388:  Routing and Switching I
    IT 471:  Routing and Switching II
    Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate; Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Master; Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional; Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate; or Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional IT 358: Oracle Query Design
    Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate; Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Master; Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional; Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate; or Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional IT 458: Oracle Database Administration
    CompTIA Network+ IT 273: Networking Concepts
    CompTIA Security+  IT 286: Introduction to Network Security
    (ISC)2 - CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) Certification (students must have completed all stages) IT 104: Introduction to Cybersecurity
    IT 273: Networking Concepts
    IT 277: CISSP I
    IT 278: Network Administration
    IT 279: CISSP II
    IT 286: Introduction to Network Security
    IT 410: CISSP III
    IT 412: Information Systems Security
    EnCase - EnCE (EnCase Certified Examiner) Certification (students must have completed Phase 1 & 2) IT 411: Digital Forensics
    GIAC - GCIH (Certified Incident Handler) Certification IT 390: Intrusion Detection and Incidence Response
    Project Management Institute – Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification IT 301: Project Management I
    IT 401: Project Management II
    CISSP, or Associate of CISSP, CISSP-ISSEP, and CISSP-ISSAP IT 104: Introduction to Cybersecurity
    IT 273: Networking Concepts
    IT 277: CISSP I
    IT 278: Network Administration
    IT 279: CISSP II
    IT 286: Introduction to Network Security
    IT 410: CISSP III
    CAPM (Certified Associate of Project Management) IT 301: Project Management I
    PRINCE II (2-part process) and Project+ IT 301: Project Management I
    CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) IT 262: Certified Ethical Hacking I
    IT 390: Intrusion Detection and Incidence Response
    IT 395: Certified Ethical Hacking II
    Udacity Nanodegree: Intro to Programming or Above IT 111: Programming Fundamentals for Beginners
    1DO-635 CIW JavaScript Specialist IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    Oracle Certified Associate (Java) IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    IT 232: Software Design and Development Concepts—Intermediate
    Oracle Certified Professional (Java) IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    IT 232: Software Design and Development Concepts–Intermediate
    IT 350: Database Modeling and Design With Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
    IT 391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
    IT 481: Distributed Software Development
    IT 488: Software Product Development Using Agile
    Oracle Certified Professional, Java ME Mobile App Dev IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    IT 232: Software Design and Development Concepts–Intermediate
    IT 350: Database Modeling and Design With Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
    IT 391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
    IT 481: Distributed Software Development
    IT 488: Software Product Development Using Agile
    Oracle Certified Master (Java) IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    IT 232: Software Design and Development Concepts–Intermediate
    IT 350: Database Modeling and Design With Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
    IT 391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
    IT 481: Distributed Software Development
    IT 488: Software Product Development Using Agile
    MCSD Web Applications (C#) IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    IT 232: Software Design and Development Concepts–Intermediate
    IT 350: Database Modeling and Design With Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
    IT 391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
    IT 481: Distributed Software Development
    IT 488: Software Product Development Using Agile
    IEEE Professional Software Developer IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    IT 232: Software Design and Development Concepts–Intermediate
    IT 350: Database Modeling and Design With Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
    IT 391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
    IT 481: Distributed Software Development
    IT 488: Software Product Development Using Agile
    IEEE Software Engineering Master IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    IT 232: Software Design and Development Concepts–Intermediate
    IT 350: Database Modeling and Design With Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
    IT 391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
    IT 481: Distributed Software Development
    IT 488: Software Product Development Using Agile
    MCSD Web Applications (JavaScript) IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    MCSD Windows Store Apps (C#) IT 488: Software Product Development Using Agile
    PHP Certificate (W3Schools) IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    IT 232: Software Design and Development Concepts–Intermediate
    IT 350: Database Modeling and Design With Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
    IT 391: Advanced Software Development Including Web and Mobility
    IT 481: Distributed Software Development
    IT 488: Software Product Development Using Agile
    JavaScript Certification (W3Schools) IT 213: Software Development Concepts–Introductory
    CASP (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner) IT 273: Networking Concepts
    IT 286: Introduction to Network Security
    IT 278: Network Administration

     

    Microsoft Certifications (excluding Microsoft Office Specialist Certification)

    1. Contact Microsoft at 800.636.7544
    2. Request official transcript be sent to:
      Prior Learning Assessment Center
      7th Floor
      550 West Van Buren Street
      Chicago, IL 60607

    Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

    If you have taken and passed Microsoft Office Specialist (Office Specialist) certification exams, you may be eligible to receive 5 quarter credit hours toward IT 133: Microsoft Applications On Demand.

    In order to receive credit, you must have passed all four of the following Microsoft Office exams:

    • Word
    • Outlook
    • PowerPoint
    • Excel OR Access

    The Office Specialist certification is offered at the master, expert, and specialist levels and in these Microsoft Office versions: 2000, XP, and 2003.

    Online Authorization of MOS Certification:

    1. Log in to your account at www.certiport.com.
    2. Check the box at the top of the page to authorize an external party to view your certification.
    3. Click on My Transcripts in the top left corner.
    4. Under View Mode, select Authorized View.
    5. On the right side, check the box labeled Authorize Viewer.
    6. When prompted to enter the email address of the external party you would like to authorize, enter: document@kaplan.edu
    7. Click Authorize.

    Cisco Systems, Inc. Certifications

    In order to allow 3rd parties to verify valid certifications, previously earned certifications and passed exams please use the "Publish Credentials" option within the Certification Tracking System.

    1. Login to Certification Tracking System at www.cisco.com/go/certifications/login
    2. Click on the “Publish Credentials” link.
    3. Select the credentials that you would like to publish.
    4. Enter email address: document@kaplan.edu
    5. Enter any message you want to include in the email to the recipient.
    6. Click “Preview Report” to preview the report (optional).
      • NOTE: Preview Report page is watermarked "VOID - Sample Only" (the actual report sent will not have the watermark). If you want to make modifications or do not want to send the report, click “back”.
       
    7. Click “Publish Report” to publish the report.
    8. "Your certifications have successfully been published," will be displayed in red at the top of the page under your name and candidate ID number.
    9. Click on a menu bar to the left to continue.   

    CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Certifications

    1. Login to the CIW Candidate Information Center
    2. Click on the “Publish Credentials” link in the left column.
    3. Check the box(es) next to the appropriate certification(s).
    4. Enter email address: document@kaplan.edu
    5. Enter in any explanatory text.
    6. Click “Publish Report”.
      1. Note: An e-mail message will be sent to the address supplied, with a URL and security code that can be used to verify any CIW certification status directly. Kaplan will see only the certifications earned and the award dates; no history of exam attempts will appear.
       

    Oracle Certifications

    1. Login to Certview at https://education.oracle.com/pls/eval-eddap-dcd/ocp_interface.ocp_candidate_login
    2. Follow instructions listed on member site for publishing credentials to a third party.
    3. Publish credentials to: document@kaplan.edu

    CompTia

    If you have any questions about the process described below, please contact the CompTIA Customer Service Department at questions@comptia.org or call 630.678.8300 (option 5).

    1. Log into your CompTIA account.

      If you are a first-time user, you must first create an account. Click the First Time Users link on the right side and complete the account registration form.

      You will need the following information from your CompTIA exam score report:
      • CompTIA Career ID Registration ID
      • Test Date
      • Test Center ID

      If you do not have a copy of your score report, please contact the test delivery provider that you used to take your exam. They will either mail you a copy of your score report or email the information to you.
      VUE: 877.551.7587 (Toll Free)
      Prometric: 800.776.4276 (Toll Free)

    Once you log into your record, publish your certification(s) to Kaplan University by clicking on the Publish Credentials tab in the lower left portion of the screen.

    Enter the information requested, using document@kaplan.edu as the email to receive the verification.

    CompTIA will send your credential verification directly to the Kaplan University Student Records.

    (ISC)2 Certifications

    PLAC must have possession of the completed verification form and a copy of the student’s certification ID card before an evaluation for transfer credit can be completed.

    To send in a verification form and a copy of the certification ID card, complete the following steps:

    1. Fill out CISSP Certification Verification Form.

    2. Fax the completed form and a copy of your certification ID card to 800.588.4127 Attn: Document Team.

    a. Include a cover letter with the following information:

    • Name.
    • Kaplan University ID number.
    • Last four digits of your SSN.

    Guidance Software Certifications

    Student Records must have possession of the completed verification form and a copy of the certification ID card OR a copy of the student’s certification diploma before an evaluation for transfer credit can be completed.

    To send in a verification form and a copy of the certification ID card, complete the following steps:

    1. Fill out EnCE Certification Verification Form.

    2. Send completed form to the address listed below. A Guidance Software certification coordinator will verify your credentials and send Student Records the completed verification form:

    a. Guidance Software
    EnCase Certification Coordinator
    215 N. Marengo Ave, #250
    Pasadena, CA 91101

    3. Fax a copy of your certification ID card to 800.588.4127 Attn: Document Team.

    a. Include a cover letter with the following information:

    • Name.
    • Kaplan University ID number.
    • Last four digits of your SSN.

    To send in a copy of the certification diploma, complete the following steps:

    1. Contact a Guidance Software Coordinator at 626.229.9191.

    2. Request a copy of your certification diploma be sent in Adobe PDF format to document@kaplan.edu

    GIAC Certifications

    Student Records must have possession of the completed verification form and a copy of the student’s certificate before an evaluation for transfer credit can be completed.

    To send in a verification form and a copy of the certification ID card, complete the following steps:

    1. Fill out GCIH Certification Verification Form.

    2. Fax the completed form and a copy of your certificate to 800.588.4127 Attn: Document Team.

    a. Include a cover letter with the following information:

    • Name.
    • Kaplan University ID number.
    • Last four digits of your SSN.

    PMI Certifications

    The PMP (Project Management Professional) certification must be completed with PMI in order to be eligible for transfer credit. Student Records must have possession of the completed verification form and a copy of the student’s official credential certificate before an evaluation for transfer credit can be completed.

    To send in a verification form and a copy of the official credential certificate, complete the following steps:

    1. Fill out PMP Certification Verification Form.
    2. Fax the completed form and a copy of your official credential certificate to 800.588.4127 Attn: Document Team.
      a. Include a cover letter with the following information:
      • Name.
      • Kaplan University ID number.
      • Last four digits of your SSN.