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Certification to Credit

Certification-to-Credit

  • ​​​​​​​​​​Decrease your tuition costs
  • Reduce the time to complete your degree
  • Minimize redundancy in learning

The Certification-to-Credit Program at Central Michigan University’s Global Campus is the perfect way to use a professional certification you have earned and apply it to the degree you want – saving you time and money.

Certification-to-Credit Program Details

  • This program​ applies only to newly admitted students to Central Michigan University’s Global Campus. The certification will be evaluated at the time of your initial application.
  • You must b​e in good standing with your certification at the time you request credit.
  • Early advising is recommended to avoid redundancy in coursework.
  • ​You must contact CMU’s Prior Learning Office to verify your eligibility and determine eligible credits.
  • Credits will be applied to your degree after you complete 6 credits (2 courses) of your program at CMU with a 3.0 or higher GPA.
  • There is no cost for the credits you are awarded in the Certification-to-Credit Program.
​​Certifications will come in as transfer credit; therefore, they may or may not transfer to another institution.

Please check the list below to see if your certification can be used toward degree credit at Central Michigan University’s Global Campus.

Certifications

6 credits awarded 

The CMPE certification can be applied toward the Master of Science in Administration degree with a concentration in Health Services Administration*. 

 *The CMPE cannot be used toward the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Administration.

9 credits awarded 

The FACMPE certification can be applied toward the Master of Science in Administration degree with a concentration in Health Services Administration*. 

 *The FACMPE cannot be used toward the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Administration.

6 credits awarded 

The PHR certification can be applied toward the Master of Science in Administration degree with a concentration in Human Resources Administration*. 

 *The PHR cannot be used toward the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Administration.

9 credits awarded 

 The SPHR certification can be applied toward the Master of Science in Administration degree with a concentration in Human Resources Administration*.

 *The SPHR cannot be used toward the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Administration.

6 credits awarded 

 The SHRM-CP certification can be applied toward the Master of Science in Administration degree with a concentration in Human Resources Administration*. 

 *The SHRM-CP cannot be used toward the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Administration.

9 credits awarded 

The SHRM-SCP certification can be applied toward the Master of Science in Administration degree with a concentration in Human Resources Administration*. 

*The SHRM-SCP cannot be used toward the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Administration

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