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About ACE

Founded in 1918, ACE is the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institutions, representing more than 1,600 college and university presidents and more than 200 related associations nationwide. It provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy through advocacy.

ACE Learning Evaluations connects workplace learning with colleges and universities by helping adults gain access to academic credit at colleges and universities for formal courses and examinations taken in the workplace or other settings outside traditional higher education. For more than 40 years, colleges and universities have trusted ACE Learning Evaluations to provide reliable course equivalency information to facilitate their decisions to award academic credit.


Approved exams

The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Learning Evaluations®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for the following current Certiport exams:

ACU - Autodesk Certified User exams

  • AutoCAD
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Revit for Architecture
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 2
 

Adobe Certified Professional exams

  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics using Adobe After Effects
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Multiplatform Animation using Adobe Animate
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Web Authoring using Adobe Dreamweaver
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Print & Digital Media Publication using Adobe InDesign
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Visual Design using Adobe Photoshop
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Digital Video using Adobe Premiere Pro
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 1
 

CCST - Cisco Certified Support Technician exams

  • Cisco Certified Support Technician: Cybersecurity
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Cisco Certified Support Technician: Networking
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 3
 

CSB - Communication Skills for Business exams

  • Professional Communication
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • English for IT
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 1
 

ESB - Entrepreneurship and Small Business exams

  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business - U.S. v.2
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 3
 

IC3 - Digital Literacy exams

  • GS6: Levels 1, 2, and 3
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
 

Intuit exams

  • Intuit - QuickBooks Online Certified User
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Intuit - Certified Bookkeeping Professional
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Intuit - Design for Delight Innovator
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
 

IT Specialist exams

  • IT Specialist - Artificial Intelligence
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Cloud Computing
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Computational Thinking
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Cybersecurity
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Data Analytics
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Databases
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Device Configuration and Management
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - HTML and CSS
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - HTML5 Application Development
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Java
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - JavaScript
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Network Security
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Networking
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Python
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • IT Specialist - Software Development
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
 

Microsoft Certified Fundamentals exams

  • Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals - AI-900
    • Eligible from: Oct 1, 2022 to Sep 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals - AZ-900
    • Eligible from: Oct 1, 2022 to Sep 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals - DP-900
    • Eligible from: Oct 1, 2022 to Sep 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals (CRM) - MB-910
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2021 to Oct 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals (ERP) - MB-920
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2021 to Oct 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals - PL-900
    • Eligible from: Oct 1, 2022 to Sep 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
    Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals - SC-900
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2021 to Oct 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 2
 

MOS - Microsoft Office Specialist 365 Apps exams

  • Microsoft Word
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Microsoft Excel
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Microsoft Word Expert
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Microsoft Excel Expert
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 3
 

MOS - Microsoft Office Specialist 2019 exams

  • Microsoft Word
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Microsoft Excel
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Microsoft Word Expert
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 3
  • Microsoft Excel Expert
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 3
Note: Prior to June 30th, 2022, these exams were named "Microsoft 365 Apps & Office 2019".
 

PMI - Project Management Institute exams

  • PMI - Project Management Ready
    • Eligible from: Jul 1, 2022 to Jun 30, 2025
    • Recommended credits: 3
 

UCU - Unity Certified User exams

  • Unity Certified User: Programmer
    • Eligible from: Jun 1, 2021 to July 31, 2024
    • Recommended credits: 1
  • Unity Certified User: Artist
    • Eligible from: Nov 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2026
    • Recommended credits: 2

Archived exams

As long as a you passed an exam during the eligible period, you may still request credit from ACE at any time after that. For example, MOS 2016 Word was only eligible from August 2017 to July 2020, but you could still apply for ACE Learning Evaluations® today.

To see a list of archived exams that were previously eligible for ACE credits, view the list below.


Steps to obtain ACE College Credit

Information on transcript services is available in the ACE .

  • Step 1: Students should verify with their university/college admissions office that they grant credit for the specific certification.
  • Step 2: yҕltranscript. Credly’s Acclaim platform is pleased to partner with ACE to bring you a seamless way to share yҕltranscript with prospective learning institutions and organizations.

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