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Pre-Assessed Experiences

Admitted students will need to complete four steps in order to get started with the Pre-Assessment Option:

  1. Meet with Academic Advisor to determine if ELC will be applicable to the degree.
  2. Review the full list of pre-assessed ELC experiences below. 
  3. Gather any documentation that supports ELC.
  4. Forward legible copies of Certificates or Licenses and all supporting evidence to elc_program@memphis.edu for review.

PRE-ASSESSED CREDIT-HOURS for Experiential Learning Credit:

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
American Registry Radiological Technologists
Certified Administrative Professional (CAP)
Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Certified Medical Exercise Specialist

Certified Nurses Aide (CNA)
Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Pilates Teacher
C
ertified Professional Secretary (CPS)
Certified Public Administrator (State of Tennessee)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified Strength Coach
Child Development Associate (CDA)
Commercial Aviation
CPR/Basic Life Support
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
Culinary Arts Certification (American Culinary Federation)
FedEx
Fire Fighter
Funeral Services
Geographic Information Systems Professional
Google IT Support Professional
Group Fitness Instructor
HAZWOPER for Cleanup Operations
Health Coach Certification
Information Technology
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
Leadership Memphis
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ)
Occupational Therapy Assistant 
Operating Room / Surgical Technician
Paramedics
PATH Foster Parenting (TN)
Patrol Officer Standard Training

Pharmacy Technicians
Phlebotomy Technician
Physical Therapist Assistant
Process Hazard Analysis Leadership 
Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

Quality Driven Management (QDM) for FedEx
Real Estate License
Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Registered Dietitian
Registered Nurse (RN)
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist
Respiratory Therapist
Safety (including OSHA)
SEED Hatchery
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
Shelby County Sheriff's Office Deputy Training
ServSafe Food Protection Certification
Tactical Strength and Conditioning-Facilitator


The certifications and licensures listed below have been evaluated by the University of Memphis for credit recommendation. The credit recommendation is only valid for the exact same credential awarded.  All other credentials must be submitted for further assessment.

 

ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN Credit Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Health Sciences 5 2000 / ELC 2900  
       
AMERICAN REGISTRY RADIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS Credit Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Health Sciences 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
       
CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL (CAP) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Computer Concepts 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Information Systems 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Records Management 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Business Communications 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Human Resource Management 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Accounting 1 2000 / ELC 2900  
Management/Supervision 4 3000 / ELC 3900  
Organizational Behavior 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Communications 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Leadership 3 3000 / ELC 3900  TOP
 
CERTIFIED NURSES AIDE (CNA) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Environmental Comfort 3 2000 / ELC 2900   
Medical Terminology 2 2000 / ELC 2900  
 
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL SECRETARY (CPS) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Computer Concepts 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Information Systems 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Records Management 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Business Communications 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Human Resource Management 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Accounting 1 2000 / ELC 2900  
Management/Supervision 4 3000 / ELC 3900  TOP
 
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR (State of Tennessee)
Leadership Principles 5 3000 / ELC 3900  
 
CHILD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE (CDA) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
CDA pre-assessed 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
CDA pre-assessed 3 or 6 2000 / ELC 2900 (6 Credit hours if student has administrative experience)  
 
CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM (CIT) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Diagnosis and Intervention 3 3000 / ELC3900 & 7000/ ELC 7115  (for graduate credit, must have additional CIT In-Service after one year)  
Advanced Crisis Intervention Techniques 3  3000 / ELC 3900 & 7000 / ELC 7115
(for graduate credit, must have one year field experience as a CIT officer in the patrol division under the command of a Law Enforcement CIT coordinator)
 
Crisis Intervention Field Practicum 3 3000 / ELC 3900 & 7000 / ELC 7115 (for graduate credit, must have three years field experience as a CIT officer in the patrol division under the command of a Las Enforcement CIT coordinator)  
Understanding Ethnic and Cultural Diversity 3 2000 / ELC 2900  TOP
 
AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION  Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Culinary Arts Certification 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
 
FedEx      
Please inquire with the ELC Coordinator to see how your FedEx University e-learning courses could possibly be converted to Undergraduate or Graduate ELC hours.
 
FIRE FIGHTER Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Fire Science 12 3000/ ELC 3900  
Fire Science 18 2000/ ELC 2900  
 
FUNERAL SERVICES Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Tennessee Statutory Law of Funeral Service 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Evidence Management 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Embalmer / Mortician Apprenticeship 6 3000 / ELC 3900  
Funeral Director Apprenticeship 6 3000 / ELC 3900  TOP
 
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROFESSIONAL Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level/Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Using and Making Maps 3 7000/ELC 7115  
Performing Spatial Analysis 3 7000/ELC 7115  
Working with Geospatial Data 3 7000/ELC 7115  
Managing Systems with GIS 3 7000/ELC 7115  
       
GOOGLE IT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL Credit Hours Credit-Hour Level/Course Number on Academic Transcript  
IT Support 3 3000/ELC 3900  
Networking  3 3000/ELC 3900  
IT Security 3 3000/6000 (depending on student level)  TOP
       
HAZWOPER for Cleanup Operations Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Hazardous Material Management 3 2000/ELC 2900  
       
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Cisco Certifications (7) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
Citrix Certifications (2) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
CIW Certifications (4) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
Comp TIA Certifications (4) 3 each 2000 / ELC 2900  
Comp TIA Certifications (5) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
Linux Professional Institute Certs (2) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
Lotus Certified Specialist 1 3000 / ELC 3900  
Lotus Certified Professional 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Microsoft MOUS Core Certificate 1 2000 / ELC 2900  
Microsoft MOUS Expert Certificate 1 2000 / ELC 2900  
Microsoft MOUS Master Certificate 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
Microsoft Certifications (4) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
Microsoft Certified Professional 1 3000 / ELC 3900  
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer 4 3000 / ELC 3900  
Novell Certifications (3) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
Novell Certified Engineer 4 3000 / ELC 3900  
Novell Master Certified Engineer 2 3000 / ELC 3900  
Oracle Internet Database Operator 1 2000 / ELC 2900  
Oracle Java Enterprise Developer I 1 3000 / ELC 3900  
Oracle Java Enterprise Developer II 2 3000 / ELC 3900  
Oracle Java Enterprise Developer III 2 3000 / ELC 3900  
Oracle Certifications (5) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
Oracle Master Database Administrator 4 3000 / ELC 3900  
Red Hat Certified Engineer 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Sair Linux Certifications (3) 3 each 3000 / ELC 3900  
Sun Certified Web Developer 1 3000 / ELC 3900  
Sun Certified Java Programmer 1 3000 / ELC 3900  
Sun Certified Developer for Java 2 2 3000 / ELC 3900  
Sun Certified Enterprise Architect 3 3000 / ELC 3900  TOP
 
LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN (LEED) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
LEED Certification 3 3000/ ELC 3900  
Sustainable Design 3 3000/ ELC 3900  
Sustainability in Interior Design 3 3000/ ELC 3900  
 
LEADERSHIP MEMPHIS Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Fast Track Program 3 3000/ELC 3900 & 7000/ELC7115  
Executive Program 9 3000 / ELC 3900  TOP
 
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Nursing 14 2000/ELC 2900  
 
National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) Credit Hour Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Components of Interiors 3 2000/ ELC 2900  
Lighting and the Built Environment 3 2000/ ELC 2900  
Human Factors 3 3000/ ELC 3900  
Internship 3 3000/ ELC 3900  
Interior Design Studios 8 3000/ ELC 3900  
 
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTt Credit Hour Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Basic Therapeutics 6 2000 / ELC 2900  
Anatomy 3 2000 / ELC 2900  
 Health Sciences 6 3000 / ELC 3900  
 
OPERATING ROOM/SURGICAL TECHNICIAN Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Surgical Technology 13 2000/ ELC 2900  
Surgical Technology 6 3000/ ELC 3900 TOP
 
PARAMEDIC Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Emergency Medical Services 27 2000/ ELC 2900  
Health Sciences 3 3000/ ELC 3900  
 
 PATH (Parents as Tender Healers) Foster Parent Training  Credit-Hours  Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
 Child Development  2  3000 / ELC 3900  
 Parenting   3  3000 / ELC 3900  
 Training and Development  1  3000 / ELC 3900  
 
PATROL OFFICER STANDARD TRAINING Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Policing 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Criminal Law & Procedure 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Criminal Investigations & Interviewing 6 3000 / ELC 3900 TOP
 
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Pharmaceutical Care 9 2000 /ELC 2900  
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience 3 2000/ ELC 2900  
Health Science 3 3000/ ELC 3900  
Healthcare Management 2 3000/ ELC 3900  
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industry 1 3000/ ELC 3900 TOP
 
PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Basic Therapeutics 5 2000/ ELC 2900  
Anatomy 3 2000/ ELC 2900  
Health Sciences 6 3000/ ELC 3900  
 
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Application of Venipuncture 6 2000 / ELC 2900   
Theory of Medical Laboratory 3 2000 / ELC 2900   
Concepts of Phlebotomy 3 2000 / ELC 2900  TOP
 
PROCESS HAZARD ANALYSIS LEADERSHIP
Public Safety 4 3000/ELC 3900  
 
OCCUPATION SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA)
OSHA 10 2 2000/ELC 2900  
OSHA 30 2 3000/ELC 3900 TOP
 
PROFESSIONAL IN HUMAN RESOURCES (PHR) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
HR Management 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Strategic HR Management 4 3000 / ELC 3900  
 
PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Project Management 3 300/ ELC 3900 & 7000/ ELC 7115   
 
QUALITY DRIVEN MANAGEMENT (QDM) for FedEx Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Quality Driven Management 3 3000-7000 / MIS 3900 OR ELC 7115  
 
REAL ESTATE LICENSE Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Real Estate License in Tennessee 3 3000 / ELC 3900 TOP
 
REGISTERED DIETICIAN Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Internship in Environmental Nutrition 6 7000 / NUTR 7800  
 
REGISTERED NURSE (RN) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Nursing 13 2000/ ELC 2900  
Nursing 5 3000/ ELC 3900  
 
REGISTERED POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIST (RPSGT)
Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Sleep Technology 3 3000/ELC 3900 TOP
 
RESPIRATORY THERAPIST Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Foundations of Respiratory Care 3 2000/ ELC 2900  
Acute and Critical Care 6 2000/ ELC2900  
Basic Therapeutics 5 2000/ ELC 2900  
Health Science 3 2000/ ELC 2900  
Math 3 2000/ ELC 2900  
Anatomy 3 2000/ ELC 2900  
Assessment of Respiratory Disorders 4 2000/ ELC 2900  
Respiratory Systems 3 3000/ ELC 3900 TOP
 
SAS PROGRAMMING Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
SAS Certified Base Programmer 3 3000/ ELC 3900 & 7000/ ELC 7115  
 
SEED HATCHERY Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Business model development 4 3000/ ELC 3900  
Production Design, Development, and Marketing 2 3000/ ELC 3900  
Advanced Concepts in Production Design, Development, and Marketing 4 3000/ ELC 3900  
Presenting the Entrepreneurial new Venture 3 3000/ ELC 3900  
 
SENIOR PROFESSIONAL IN HUMAN RESOURCES (SPHR) Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Strategic HR Management 4 7000 / ELC 7115 TOP
 
SERVSAFE FOOD PROTECTION CERTIFICATION Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript   
 Certified ServSafe Food Protection Manager  1 1000 / ELC 1900  
 
COMMERCIAL AVIATION
Flight Instruction Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Private Pilot License 5 2000 / ELC 2900  
Commercial Pilot License 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Instrument Rating 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Multi-Engine Rating (Commercial or Private Pilot) 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Certified Flight Instructor 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Airline Transport Pilot License 5 3000 / ELC 3900  
Flight Engineer 5 3000 / ELC 3900  
Flight Navigator-Commercial 6 3000 / ELC 3900  
Captain Air Carrier 6 3000 / ELC 3900  
Aircraft Type Rating 4 3000 / ELC 3900  
Multi-Engine Flight Instructor 1 3000 / ELC 3900  
Seaplane 1 3000 / ELC 3900  
Certified Ground Instructor-Basic 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Certified Ground Instructor-Instruments 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Certified Ground Instructor-Advanced 3 3000 / ELC 3900 TOP
 
AIRFRAMES/POWER PLANT LICENSE Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Intro to Airframe/Power Plant Systems 4 1000 / ELC 1900  
Airframe Systems/Components 4 2000 / ELC 2900  
Aircraft Structure/Repair 4 2000 / ELC 2900  
Aircraft Electric Systems Maintenance 4 2000 / ELC 2900  
Jet Engine Inspection/Repair 4 2000 / ELC 2900  
Recip. Eng. Systems in RPR 4 2000 / ELC 2900 TOP
 
AIRCRAFT DISPATCHER'S LICENSE Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Federal Aviation Regulations 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Aviation Meteorology 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Principles of Aircraft Navigation 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Flight Operations 3 3000 / ELC 3900  
Aircraft Performance Systems 3 3000 / ELC 3900 TOP
 
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Phase III Journeyman (Center) 30 3000 / ELC 3900  
Phase V Journeyman (Air Traffic/Control Tower) 30 3000 / ELC 3900  
Phase III Journeyman (Flight Service) 30 3000 / ELC 3900  
Technician Level (Airway Facility 30 3000 / ELC 3900 TOP
 
SHELBY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE DEPUTY TRAINING Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Shelby County Sheriff Full Time Deputy Training 6 CJUS 2226, ELC 3900  
Shelby County Sheriff Reserve Deputy Training 6 CJUS 2226, ELC  3900  
Shelby County Sheriff Correctional Deputy Training 6 CJUS 2426, ELC 3900 TOP
 
FLIGHT ATTENDANT TRAINING Credit-Hours Credit-Hour Level / Course Number on Academic Transcript  
Domestic Flight Operations 9 3000 / ELC 3900  
International Flight Operations 3 3000 / ELC 3900 TOP