ABTU students who have earned certain industry certificates may convert their achievements into academic credit. The table below indicates which industry certifications are accepted, and the corresponding ABTU course(s) for which the student will earn academic credit. Official transcripts and/or certificates must be up to date, and provided to ABTU during the admissions process.

 

Industry Certification

Potential Credits

Corresponding ABTU 3 credit hour course(s)

CompTIA A+

6 (2 courses)

CIN-305 Computer Essentials

CIN-310 Computer Practical Applications

CIN-310 Computer Practical Applications

CompTIA Network +

3

CIN-400 IT Networking

CompTIA Security +

3

CIN-405 IT Security

MCSA - Windows Server 2008

12 (4 courses)

CIN-160 Windows Server I

CIN-200 Windows Server II

CIN-170 Windows Server Networking I

CIN-210 Windows Server Networking II

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

3

CIS-110 Integrated Business Applications

MOS - Expert

6 (2 courses)

CIS-110 Integrated Business Applications

CIS-120 Microsoft Excel

MOS - Master

9 (3 courses)

CIS-110 Integrated Business Applications

CIS-120 Microsoft Excel

CIS-130 Relational Database Management

NHA - Electronic Health Records Specialist Certification

3

HIT-250 Electronic Health Records

Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS)

6 (2 courses)

HIT-150 Understanding Health Insurance

HIT-160 Medical Billing & Coding

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

3

HIT-205 Administrative Healthcare