Credit for Licensure, Certifications or Third Party Training through Articulated Agreements
Are you eligible for college credit that could save you time and money? Students who possess current industry certifications, licensures, specified training, post-secondary adult vocational (PSAV) certificates and/or applied technology diplomas (ATD) may be eligible to receive free college credit in various Associate in Science (AS) programs. Click to view EFSC's current state-approved articulated credit agreements and you can explore specific categories below. You also can learn more about statewide articulation agreements at the Florida Department of Education website — plus the American Council on Education (ACE) also has an online listing of approved licensures, certificates or educational experiences that may transfer to EFSC.
Industry CertificationsClick to view Industry Certifications
Credit may be awarded when a credential or a license is broadly recognized in the industry or in the career area and the student has demonstrated experience in the field. Competency-based credit pertains to specific national or state credentials or licenses as reviewed and agreed upon by college faculty and administration. Students who hold current industry certifications may be eligible to receive college credit in the related career program. Specific industry certification agreements identify the equivalent college credit.
Postsecondary Adult Vocational (PSAV) Certificates & Applied Technology Diplomas (ATD)Click to view PSAV & ATD Agreements
Postsecondary Adult Vocational (PSAV) certificate and Applied Technology Diploma (ATD) programs consist of a series of courses that prepare students for entry level employment in specific career fields. Students who have earned a PSAV certificate or an ATD, and are continuing their education in a related AS degree program, may be eligible to earn college credit via state mandated articulated agreements.
Third Party Agreements, Industry Exams & LicensureClick to view Third Party Agreements, Industry Exams & Licensure
EFSC may award credit for industry training or licensure provided by external agencies for designated programs. Agreements have been created between external agencies and the College. These agreements include in-house training by local employers with the equivalent college credit identified.
The Petition for Credit form is used when a student wants to seek credit in one of the defined accelerated credit options. Click here to access the form.