Credit for Industry Certifications and Licensures

Earn credit towards your degree or certificate with a current, verifiable industry certification or licensure

The following industry certifications and licensures are currently accepted as Credit for Prior Learning at CNM. Academic credit is awarded to students with current licenses and certificates who are working toward a degree within the same field, or a related field, to which they currently obtain a license or certificate.

There is a $25.00 fee to process your request. You may pay the fee at the Cashier's Office or online at the CNM CPL Store. If paying online, please make sure to include a copy of your receipt with your request. If you do not see your credential listed, please read the instructions at the bottom of this page.

Simply present the appropriate Credit for Prior Learning Form (links below), a copy of your license or certification, and proof of payment to any Enrollment Services Office or email all required documents to to initiate the approval process.

School of Applied Technologies (AT)

School of Business and Information Technology (BIT)

School of Health, Wellness and Public Safety (HWPS)

Industry Credential Not Listed Above?

If you have a current, verifiable industry credential that is not listed on one of the forms above and it is directly related to your program of study, you may submit a Request for Evaluation of Prior Learning along with a copy of your credential to the Grad & Eval Office at

The information will be forwarded to the appropriate CNM school(s) to evaluate your credential for equivalency to CNM courses.