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Purdue & IAHCSMM partner to give CRCST holders a head start on undergrad degree

Source: IAHCSMM/Purdue University

April 15, 2020

Purdue University, Purdue University Global and IAHCSMM have partnered to provide free credit toward a Purdue Global degree. Learners with an active CRCST credential or who have a certificate of completion for the Purdue University Central Service Online Technical Training 8th Edition course are eligible for a head start on their Purdue Global degree.

Credentials or certificates can be applied to any Purdue Global undergraduate degree, including the following programs:

  • BS in Health Science
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • BS in Health Care Administration
  • BS in Nutrition
  • BS in Health Information Management
  • BS in Human Services in Youth/Family Services and Administration
  • BS in Business Administration (multiple concentrations available)
  • BS in Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis, Addictions, or Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Upon acceptance to Purdue Global and submission of the appropriate application, learners will be awarded full credit (5 quarter-credit hours) for HS255 Sterile Processing for Surgical Technologists as well as 3 quarter credits of lower-level Health Science elective.

To get started, download the CRCST Articulation Eligibility Form. For more information about Purdue Global, click here.

For questions about the program, contact: Purdue Global at 844.787.3834 or Purdue University at 800.830.0269.