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Professional Certifications and Licenses Crosswalk

There are a number of professional certificates and licenses that could lead to credit being awarded here at Harper College. Below is a list of those certifcations and licenses, the specific courses you could earn credit for, and the Harper College Department Chairperson you can connect with to have your credentials reviewed for eligibility. 

Please Note - In order for certificates and licenses to be considered for evaluation, they must be current/not expired. 

License or Certificate Course Contact Person Email
Basic Operations Firefighter (BOF) FIS 109 Norm Bemis
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®) Certification 
HIT 165, HIT 196, HIT 197, HIT 199 & HIT 235 
Paula Akialis
Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-based (CCS-P®) HIT165 & HIT 96 Paula Akialis
Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) Certification HIT196 Paula Akialis
Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™  ECE101 and ECE149 or ECE140 (dependent on CDA type)  Kathleen Nikolai
Cisco CCENT/CCNA (or higher) NET270 CIS Coordinator
CompTIA A+ (two exams) NET111 CIS Coordinator
CompTIA Cloud+ NET290 CIS Coordinator
CompTIA ITF+ (IT Fundamentals) NET105 CIS Coordinator
CompTIA Linux+ NET240 CIS Coordinator
CompTIA Network+ NET121 CIS Coordinator
CompTIA Project+ CIS211 CIS Coordinator
CompTIA Security+ NET280 CIS Coordinator
Fire Apparatus Engineer (FAE) FIS 240 Norm Bemis
Hazardous Materials Operations FIS132 Norm Bemis
Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³) Computing Functions, Key Applications & Living Online CIS100 CIS Coordinator
McDonalds Leadership Transition Class (LTC), Advanced Leadership on the Shift (ALC)  & Leading Great Restaurants (LGR)  MGT250 Marie Farber-Lapidus
McDonalds Developing the Leader in Me (DLC)  MGT207 Marie Farber-Lapidus
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Word, Excel & Access (2007 or later) CAS160 CIS Coordinator
 Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI) DCS106 or DMS106 Kelly Hamontree


Credit for Professional Training

Harper College offers opportunities to take professional training courses through our Continuing Professional Education (CPE) area that if successfully completed, can lead to college-level course credits. 

Below are the following CPE courses and the college-level courses they align with. 

** If you're seeking credit for a successfully completed CPE course, please complete this CPE ONLINE REQUEST FORM. If the request can be validated, college course credits will be posted to your student account within 3 business days of receiving the request. 

CPE Course CPE Course Title Credits Credit Course Credit Course Title Credits
LBS8113 Quickbooks Applications 2 ACC112 Quickbooks 2
LBS8114 CPA Review - Business Environmental Concepts 1 ACC280 CPA Review Course/Business Environmental Concepts (BEC) 1
LBS8115 CPA Review - Audit and Attestation 1 ACC281 CPA Review Course/Audit and Attestation (AUD) 1
LBS8116 CPA Review - Financial Accounting and Reporting 1 ACC282 CPA Review Course/Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) 1
LBS8117 CPA Review - Regulation 1 ACC283 CPA Review Course/Regulation (REG) 1
LBS8155 Introduction to Payroll Accounting 2 ACC155 Payroll Accounting 2
LBS8400 Drone Pilot Ground School 1 GEG160 Drone Pilot Ground School 1
LBS8401 Introduction to Small Unmanned Aerial Systems 3 GEG161 Small Unmanned Aerial Systems 3
LCB8001 Fundamentals of Cannabis 3 CNB101 Introduction to Cannabis 3
LCB8002 Pharmacology of Cannabis 3 CNB104 Cannabis Pharmacology 3
LCT8101 Graphic Arts Fundamentals 3 GRA101 Introduction to Graphic Arts Technology 3
LCT8103 Digital Imaging I 3 GRA103 Digital Imaging 3
LCT8104 Press Operations 3 GRA111 Press Operations 3
LFT8001 Fire Service Instructor I 3 FIS145 Fire and Emergency Services Instructor 3
LEM8008 Foundations of Cybersecurity 1 NET101 Orientation of Cybersecurity Careers 1
LRE8176 Real Estate Law - Commercial 3 PLS224 Commercial Real Estate Law 3
LCT8009 Web Design Essentials 3 WEB150 Web Foundations 3
Last Updated: 7/11/24