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Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with transferable credits from select CompTIA certifications.

How many college credits is it worth?

The University will award up to 12 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing select CompTIA certifications. 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)

CompTIA Exam/Certification
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
CompTIA Network+ Certification3ITS-14002/28/2015 - 04/01/2021 COMPTIAN+
CompTIA Security+ Certification3CYB-22005/01/2014 - 10/04/2020 COMPTIAS+
CompTIA Cloud+3CYB-45002/09/2018 - 02/08/2021
CompTIA Linux+3ITS-26104/02/2019 - 04/01/2022

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

    Create a transcript to verify any CompTIA certification(s) by following the detailed instructions on CompTIA's Create a Transcript webpage. Be sure to check "Display Certs" and mark all qualifying certifications for which you are seeking credit. After creating the transcript and transcript ID, "Share" it with

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