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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:
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Linux Exam/Certification
TESU Course
Effective Dates
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Linux Exam 010-150: Linux Essentials3ITS-26109/01/2004 - 6/30/2022 LINUX.ESS

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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 TESU will input this information at
    2. Forward to 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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