Congratulations on becoming a certified EC-Council member. You are now eligible to take part in our credit transfer program, which is a faster and more cost-effective way to earn a degree. Your certifications can be used as transfer credit towards degree programs at the master’s and bachelor's level.

What is Transfer of Credit?

You can earn credits toward a degree in the Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Cybersecurity programs at EC-Council University, based on prior learning assessment of industry-recognized certifications! We accept transfer of credit earned from EC Council and other industrial certifications where they map to equivalent courses in a degree program. Learn more.

Benefits of a degree in Cybersecurity

According to a Burning Glass report, cybersecurity jobs require significant education levels. It reports that 61% of the cybersecurity job postings specify a Bachelor’s degree as a requirement. It also states that on an average, cybersecurity salaries offer a premium of over $15,000 over the salaries for IT jobs overall.

Requested education Level

  • Master's

    23%

  • Bachelor's

    61%

  • Associate's or Lower

    16%

Why should you transfer your credits?

With the help of our Credit Transfer program, you will be able to use the credits earned from industrial certifications or your previous higher education institution towards a graduate or an undergraduate degree program at EC-Council University. This program has been designed to save both time and money. The more credits you transfer, the fewer courses you will have to take to complete your degree.

EC-Council University’s Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity (BSCS)

The BSCS program is designed to pave your way to a career in cybersecurity and assurance. The coursework for this program is available to students anytime, anywhere. It focuses on both academic rigor and developing practical skill sets that attempts to mould individuals to become industry ready. Upon completion of the program, students will graduate with a Bachelors's degree and up to 7 industry-recognized certifications. These include:

  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSCS)

The MSCS program has been designed to prepare candidates to become successful cyber leaders. This program makes you ready to assume cybersecurity and information assurance leadership roles in corporations, agencies, and organizations. The Master's degree focuses on developing the necessary skill sets needed to become job ready. Upon completion of the program, students will graduate with a Master's degree and up to 4 industry-recognized certifications. These are - Certified Network Defender (C|ND), Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT).

How does transfer of credit work?

Students may receive a maximum of 18 graduate credit hours of transfer credit in the graduate program and 30 credits of transfer credit in addition to the required 60 credits for admission for a total of 90 transfer credit hours in the undergraduate program. General education course requirements are 25% of the total transfer credit and the total of the undergraduate program requirements.

CERTIFICATION MASTERS PROGRAM BACHELORS PROGRAM
Certified Network Defender (CND) ECCU 500 Managing Secure Network Systems CIS 403 Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) ECCU 501 Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures CIS 404 Hacker Techniques, Tools and Incident Handling
Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) ECCU 502 Investigating Network Intrusions and Computer Forensics CIS 406 System Forensics, Investigation, and Response
EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) ECCU 503 Security Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment
Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) (Master) ECCU 506 Conducting Penetration and Security Tests
EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP) ECCU 513 Disaster Recovery
EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer (ECSP) ECCU 510 Secure Programming
EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (ECIH) ECCU 522 Incident Handling and Response
EC-Council Information Security Manager (EISM) ECCU 523 Executive Governance and Management
Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO) ECCU 523 Executive Governance and Management
Certified SOC Analyst CIS 304 - Auditing IT Infrastructures for Compliance
TestOut Linux Pro Certification CIS 402 - Security Strategy in Linux Platform and Applications
TestOut Security Pro Certification CIS 303 - Security Policies and Implementation
Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA) CIS 302 - Managing Risk in Information Systems

How much do you stand to save?

Up to $1620 per course in tuition.

Original Pricing for the Bachelor Program
Region 1 Region 2 Region 3

$465

Per Credit Hour

$396

Per Credit Hour

$330

Per Credit Hour

Credit Hours Received from

Certification: 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours Received from

Certification: 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours Received from

Certification: 3 Credit Hours

Amount Saved per Course:

$1395

Amount Saved per Course:

$1188

Amount Saved per Course:

$990

Original Pricing For the Masters and Graduate Certificate Programs
Region 1 Region 2 Region 3

$540

Per Credit Hour

$473

Per Credit Hour

$405

Per Credit Hour

Credit Hours Received from

Certification: 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours Received from

Certification: 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours Received from

Certification: 3 Credit Hours

Amount Saved per Course:

$1620

Amount Saved per Course:

$1416

Amount Saved per Course:

$1215

Note: Below is the details of the regions that have been mentioned in the table above. These regions have been defined by the ECCU Governing Board.

Region 1:

Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Region 2:

Bahamas, Chez Republic, Chile, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, South Korean, Spain, Turkey, and Uruguay.

Region 3:

All of Africa, Argentina, Barbados, Basina, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Libya, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe.

How to Apply?

To request credit based on industry certifications, please provide documentation of the certificates for the course(s) for which you are seeking credit. Credit for industry certifications is awarded based on an assessment by the ECCU administrative team. Certifications must not be older than one year past the expiration date.

Submit all supporting documents to [email protected] For any generic inquiry, email at [email protected] To have one of our representatives contact you with more information, fill in the details below:

ECCU Credit Transfer Inquiry Form