Credit for Business and Professional Certifications

Certifications must be completed within a specific date range. Please check the charts below for more detail and contact our admissions office to see if your trainings or certifications qualify to receive credit.

Current admission applicants and enrolled students — submit an official copy of your credential to itcertifications@excelsior.edu

Certification Certification Date Range Credits
Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) 3/01/2014 – 8/31/2023 6 GL
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) 3/01/2014 – 4/06/2022

4/07/2022 – 8/31/2023
3 UL
6 GL

2 LL
6 GL

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) 3/01/2014 – 4/06/2022

4/07/2022 – 8/31/2023
3 UL
6 GL

2 LL
6 GL

To request a transcript/verification letter, call HRCI at 1-888-233-6217, dial 1, and ask for a Certification Verification Letter with your date of birth to be sent on your behalf directly to Excelsior at itcertifications@excelsior.edu.


Certification Certification Date Range Credits
Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) 9/01/2018 – 4/30/2023 15 LL
2 UL

To request a transcript, visit IAAP’s Online Store: CAP Misc: Verification of Certification


Certification Certification Date Range Credits
Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) 10/01/2010 – 10/31/2020 3 UL
Registered Diplomate Reporter (RDR) 7/01/2011 – 10/31/2020 3 UL
Registered Merit Reporter (RMR) 10/01/2010 – 10/31/2020 3 LL
Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) 7/30/2011 – 10/31/2020 4 LL


Certification Certification Date Range Credits
Project Management Professional (PMP) 5/01/2011 – 06/30/2022 3 GL
3 UL


Certification Certification Date Range Credits
SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) 1/01/2017 – 12/31/2022 3 UL
SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) 1/01/2017 – 12/31/2022 3 GR

Talk to an admissions counselor about your goals and transfer credits.

888.647.2388

Muslimha Houston, As in Health Sciences – 2020
Started with 26 Credits
“When I found out that with American Association of Medical Assistant’s partnership with Excelsior, I only needed 13 credits to earn a health sciences degree, I decided it was the perfect opportunity to complete my degree.”