2011-2012 Walden University Student Handbook (June 2012) 
    
    May 19, 2019  
2011-2012 Walden University Student Handbook (June 2012) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Equivalency for Professional Certifications


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Walden acknowledges that many students are working professionals who possess a wide range of prior experience and education. While working some students may have attained professional designations in their fields or industries. In association with certain professional organizations Walden offers transfer equivalency credit for some professional certifications.

American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (AICPCU) Articulation Agreement

B.S. in Business Administration students who hold the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation are eligible to receive transfer credit for courses in their program.

Transfer credit for students holding this professional designation is awarded for the following courses:

  • Core Course: FNCE 3001 Financial Management
    Must have successfully completed CPCU 540 and 560.
  • Finance Concentration: FNCE 4101 Corporate Finance, FNCE 4102 Financial Institutions and Markets, and FNCE 4103 International Finance
    Must have successfully attained the CPCU designation.

Child Development Associate (CDA) Articulation Agreement

B.S. in Child Development students who possess a CDA Credential in the Center-Based Setting will qualify for transfer of credit articulation into the B.S. in Child Development Program.

Credit for students holding this professional designation is awarded for the following courses:

  • EDUC 1001 Introduction to Education
  • EDUC 1004 Child Development
  • EDUC 1005 Child Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • EDUC 1006 Child, Family, and Community Relationships
  • EDUC 3003 Observation and Assessment of Young Children

Only students who possess a CDA Credential in the Center-Based Setting will qualify for transfer of credit articulation into the B.S. in Child Development Program.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Articulation Agreement

B.S. in Business Administration students who hold the Professional in Human Resources (PHR), the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), or the Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) designation are eligible to receive transfer credit for one core course and two concentration courses in their program.

Transfer credit for students holding these professional designations is awarded for the following courses:

  • B.S. in Business Administration Core Course: HRMG 3001 Human Resource Management
  • Concentration Course: HRMG 4201 Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Concentration Course: HRMG 4202 Human Resource Development and Change

HRMG 4203 Human Resource Management: Analysis and Problems must be taken.

SHRM approved preparation courses that have been assigned credit by ACE (American Council on Education) may also be substituted for these three courses.