Credit Earned for Approved Industry Certifications

Below is a list of our current Industry certifications that you may be eligible to receive credit for. Students may earn college credit toward the aligned degree below if you hold one of the approved industry certifications listed.

However, if your Program of Study must be in the designated program below, and your industry certification must be current and valid.

Process for receiving the award of credit:

  • Locate your assigned Career Program Advisor in Atlas by clicking on the Courses Link – under the Academic Profile.
  • Contact your Career Program Advisor regarding the industry certification award of credit.
  • Send a copy of the License or Certification required – via Atlas e-mail to your assigned advisor
  • Your Advisor will complete the request form and submit the required documentation to the Program Chair/Dean for verification.
  • Once approved, the request for the award of credit will be sent to the Graduation Office to be processed (processing can take 2-5 days).

Industry Certifications

Accounting Technology

  • Certified Bookkeeper - (Statewide)
  • QuickBooks Certified User - (Statewide)

Administrative Office Management

  • Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) - (Statewide)
  • Microsoft Office Master (MOM) - (Statewide)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle (3 of 5) - (Statewide)

Baking and Pastry Management

  • Food Safety Manager - (Statewide)
  • National Pro Start Certificate of Achievement - (Local)
  • ServSafe Food Manager - (Local)

Biotechnology Laboratory Sciences

  • Biotechnician Assistant (BACE) - (Statewide)

Business Administration

  • Florida Real Estate License - (Local)

Cardiopulmonary Sciences (B.S. Degree)

Online Request Form for Cardiopulmonary Sciences


Cardiovascular Technology

Online Request Form for Cardiovascular Technology


Computer Aided Drafting and Design

  • Autodesk Certified Professional – AutoCAD - (Statewide)
  • Autodesk Certified User – AutoCAD - (Statewide)
  • Autodesk Certified User – Revit Architecture - (Statewide)
  • LEED Green Associate - (Statewide) 

Computer Information Technology

  • ArcGIS Desktop Entry - (Statewide)
  • CompTIA A+ - (Statewide)
  • CompTIA Linux+ - (Local)
  • CompTIA Network+ - (Local)
  • CompTIA Project+ - (Local)
  • CompTIA Security+ - (Local)
  • CompTIA Server + - (Statewide)
  • Microsoft Technology Associate-MTA - Mobility and Devices Fundamentals - (Statewide)

Computer Programming and Analysis

  • Certified Internet Web (CIW) JavaScript Specialist - (Statewide)
  • CompTIA A+ - (Local)
  • CompTIA Linux+ - (Statewide)
  • CompTIA Project+ - (Local)
  • Oracle Certified Associate (OCA): Java Programmer - (Statewide)

Construction and Civil Engineering Technology

  • Autodesk Certified User – Revit Architecture - (Statewide)
  • LEED Green Associate - (Statewide)
  • NCCER Manufactured Construction Technology - Level 1 - (Statewide)
  • NCCER Manufactured Construction Technology - Level 2 - (Statewide)
  •  Valencia's Accelerated Skills Training Programs - (Local)

Criminal Justice

  • Correctional Officer - (Statewide)
  • Law Enforcement Officer - (Statewide)
  • Public Safety Leadership Development - PSLDCP - (Local)
  • 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator - PST - (Local)

Culinary Management

  • Certified Culinarian - (Statewide)
  • National Pro Start Certificate of Achievement - (Statewide)
  • ServSafe Certified Professional Food Service Manager - (Statewide)
  • Food Safety Manager - (Statewide)
  • ServSafe Food Manager - (Statewide)

Cybersecurity and Network Engineering Technology

  • Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate - (Local)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - (Statewide)
  • CompTIA A+ - (Local)
  • CompTIA Network+ - (Local)

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Online Request Form for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) - (Local)
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) - (Local)
  • Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVT) - (Local)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

  • Associate Level Certified Electronic Technician - (Statewide)
  • Electronics Systems Associate (ESA) - (Statewide)
  • MSSC Certified Production Technician - (Statewide)

Emergency Medical Services Technology

Online Request Form for Emergency Medical Services

  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT) - (Statewide)
  • Paramedic - (Statewide)

Energy Management and Controls Technology


Engineering Technology


Fire Science Technology

  • EMT - (Local)
  • Fire Fighter - Minimum Standards - (Local)
  • Fire and Lifesafety Educator - (Local)
  • Fire Officer I - (Local)
  • Fire Officer II - (Local)
  • Firesafety Inspector I - (Local)
  • Firesafety Inspector II - (Local)
  • Fire Investigator I - (Local)
  • Fire Instructor I - (Local)
  • Fire Instructor II - (Local)
  • Paramedic - (Local)
  • Public Safety Leadership Development - PSLDCP - (Local)

Health Information Technology

Online Request Form for Health Information

  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA) – (Local)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) – (Local)
  • Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P) – (Local)
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) – (Local)

Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Food Safety Manager - (Local)
  • National Pro Start Certificate of Achievement - (Local)
  • ServSafe Food Manager - (Local)
  • (NRAEF) - Certified Restaurant Manager - (Local)
  • (AHLA) - Certified Hospitality Supervisor - (Local)
  • WSET Sommelier Level 2 or above - (Local)
  • Court of Master Sommelier Level 1 or above - (Local)
  • Society Wine Educators Sommelier Level 2 or above - (Local)

Medical Administration


Nursing (BSN degree)

  • Registered Nurse (RN) - (Local)

Nursing, RN (Accelerated Track in Nursing)

  • National Licensed Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN) - (Statewide)
  • Experiential Learning Credit for LPN, Paramedic, CVT and RRT Certifications - (Local) 

Plant Science and Agricultural Technology

  • Certified Horticulture Professional (CHP) - (Statewide)

Property Management

  • Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) - (Local)
  • Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) - (Local)
  • Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) - (Local)
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM) - (Local)
  • National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) - (Local)
  • Florida Real Estate License - (Local)

Radiography

Online Request Form for Radiography


Radiologic and Imaging Sciences (B.S. Degree)

Online Request Form for Radiologic and Imaging Sciences


Respiratory Care

Online Request Form for Respiratory Care


Supervision and Management for Industry