Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

CIT: Professional Certification & Courses

Last Revised: 3/3/08

Whether you're a high school graduate certified in A+, successfully completed an Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science exam, or a certified working professional, CCAC provides you an opportunity to leverage your recognized accomplishments towards a CIT Associate Degree or  Certificate. 

Various certification programs are recognized by CCAC as having the equivalent knowledge of the indicated CIT course, and can be used to meet the prerequisites of other courses or advanced standing towards the requirements of a degree or certificate.

Proof of certification is required by the director of student registration at the campus where you are enrolled.

AP Computer Science Exam A (Java-based; must have a score of 3 or higher)

CIT111

AP Computer Science Exam AB (Java-based; must have a score of 3 or higher)

CIT130

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

CIT115, CIT120

CIW Foundations (Exam 1D0-410 or 1D0-510)

CIT115

CIW Server Administrator (Exam 1D0-450)

CIT255

CIW Application Developer (Exam 1D0-430)

CIT225

CompTIA A+ (Core Hardware and Operating System Technologies Exams) or (Essentials and 220-602)

CIT115, CIT150

CompTIA Linux+

CIT115, CIT220

CompTIA Project+

CIT215

CompTIA Network+

CIT115, CIT120

CompTIA Server+

CIT115, CIT150

DANTES Introduction to Computing

CIT115

International Computer Driver License (ICDL) -- All seven modules

CIT100

Internet and Computer Core Certification (IC3)  -- All three exams

CIT100

Linux Professional Institute Junior Level Linux Professional (LPIC-1) Exams 101 & 102

CIT220

Microsoft MOUS Access 2003 AND Excel 2003 Expert

CIT140

Microsoft MOUS Word 2003 Expert

CIT141

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Desktop Applications (Exam 70-176)

CIT161and CIT111 (except as a prerequisite for CIT130)

Microsoft Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment (Exam 70-290)

CIT251

Microsoft Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure (Exam 70-291)

CIT120, CIT250

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

CIT220

Sair Linux Level 1 - Certified Linux Administrator

CIT220

Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform (Exam 310-025)

CIT111, CIT130