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​Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance

Information about Transcript Evaluation

A transcript evaluation is completed once official transcripts from all previously attended institutions have been received by WGU. Please note that transcripts must be sent to WGU directly from the issuing institution to be considered official. WGU does not perform unofficial evaluations or accept unofficial transcripts. The guidelines below will provide a good indication of the expected transfer credit. Official transcript evaluations will occur in the month prior to your start. Transcripts are processed in the order they are received. Please contact your Enrollment Counselor if it has been more than 15 business days since your transcripts have been received and you have not received an evaluation. Transfer credit will not be awarded for transcripts received after your first term start date. Transfer credit awarded for Business, Information Technology, or Health Professions College programs may not apply if a program change is made to the WGU Teacher’s College. 


  • Must be the exact exam or certification as indicated in the below guidelines. 
  • Must be determined active by certifying vendor, except for lifetime certifications, which must have been received within five years.  

Important: The courses listed below are eligible for transfer credit; refer to your program guide for a complete listing of program requirements.

Information about Transcript Evaluation

Additional Transferable Courses

Courses Satisfied by Transfer Credit

The group below cannot be satisfied by a degree unless otherwise stated in the transfer requirement. 

Transfer Requirement(s)
C701Ethical Hacking4

Can be met with an active Certifications from: EC Council CEH; or CompTIA Pentest+ Certification.

C702Forensics and Network Intrusion4

​EC Council Hacking Forensics Investigator CHFI Exam (312-49).

C725Information Security and Assurance2

Can be met with an active certification from: ISC2 - CISSP, or SSCP; Or an Associate of ISC (2) with the CISSP or SSCP exam passed. ISACA - CISM

C727Cybersecurity Management I - Strategic4

One of the following ISC (2) Certifications: CISSP. Or an Associate of ISC (2) with the CISSP exam passed.

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Non-Transferable Courses

Courses Not Satisfied by Transfer or Degree

The group below may not be satisfied by transfer credit or degree. 

C700Secure Network Design3
C706Secure Software Design2
C726Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering4
C795Cybersecurity Management II - Tactical4
C796Cybersecurity Graduate Capstone3

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