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Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with transferable credits from the Linux Essentials certification.

How many college credits is it worth?

The University will award up to 3 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing the Linux Essentials certification. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful certification completion. If you completed your certification outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The certification has been equated with the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

Linux Exam/Certification Credits TESU Course
Equivalent
Effective Dates For Staff Use
Linux Exam 010-150: Linux Essentials3ITS-26109/01/2014 - 09/19/2019 LX.010-150

Note: Students may apply these credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to these credits are listed next under “What can I study?”


 

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  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    To verify certificate status, choose either of the following:
    1. Provide your Linux Professional Institute (LPI) ID and verification code to TESU via email at registrar@tesu.edu. TESU will input this information at lpi.org/verify
    OR
    2. Forward to registrar@tesu.edu the unique URL provided when you received your certificate in the mail; this will direct TESU to your individual certification record.


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