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U.S. Army Credentialing Assistance Program

Get Certified for Experience You Already Have

National American University is a proud participant in the U.S. Army’s Credentialing Assistance (CA) program. Seven NAU certification courses are available – preparing Soldiers for sought-after credentials in networking technology and Microsoft Office programs.

  • 100% online + self-paced
  • Certification-ready in 2-3 weeks
  • $349 per certification preparation course
  • Discounted fee for certification exam

Condensed Courses

At NAU, we have a tradition of serving the Armed Forces with career-relevant online education designed to fit the military lifestyle. Our certification courses follow suit, covering the information you need in a short amount of time, conveniently online.

Select the certification course below that maps to your expertise and be on your way to the highly respected credential you deserve.

Networking Technology

Estimated completion time for each certification preparation course: 3 weeks. 

  • CompTIA A+ and TestOut PC Pro
  • CompTIA Network+ and TestOut Network Pro
  • CompTIA Security+ and TestOut Security Pro

Microsoft Office

Estimated completion time for each certification preparation course: 2 weeks.

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Access
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Excel
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Word
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – PowerPoint

Experience counts.
Get certified in your area of expertise.

Enroll Here

GetCertified.national.edu.
If you are interested in the for-credit option at NAU, please call (855) 267-9394.

Course Descriptions

This course provides students with foundations in PC hardware and software concepts. Topics include basic hardware and software installation, configuration and troubleshooting for standalone PCs and networks. Overall, this course prepares the student for TestOut PC Pro and CompTIA A+ certifications.

Students develop a foundation in current networking technologies related to various networking devices, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), wireless networks and the hardware/software associated with networking. They are also exposed to the various Internet Protocol (IP) standards, network security and network management solutions. Additionally, this course covers LAN user concepts, basic functions of system administration and operation, and basic concepts involved in establishing a small, routed computer network. Overall, this course prepares the student for TestOut Network Pro and CompTIA Network + certifications.

Students develop a foundation in current networking technologies related to various networking devices, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), wireless networks and the hardware/software associated with networking. They are also exposed to the various Internet Protocol (IP) standards, network security and network management solutions. This course also covers LAN user concepts, basic functions of system administration and operation, and basic concepts involved in establishing a small, routed computer network. Overall, this course prepares the student for TestOut Network Pro and CompTIA Network+ certifications.

This course teaches students about Word and helps establish their ability to perform a number of Word tasks. Topics covered in the course include creating and managing documents, formatting text, paragraphs and sections, creating tables and lists, applying references, and inserting and formatting objects. Overall, this course prepares the student for the Microsoft Office Specialist Word certification.

This course teaches students what a spreadsheet is and how it is used in business. Topics covered in the course include creating, editing and formatting worksheets and charts, integrating worksheet data with various programs, working with multiple worksheets and importing data. Overall, this course prepares the student for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel certification.

This course teaches students to use principle Access features to independently create custom, browser-based database applications. Topics covered in the course include creating and managing a database, building tables, creating queries, and creating forms and reports. Overall, this course prepares the student for the Microsoft Office Specialist Access certification.

This course teaches students performance-based scenarios to measure their ability to manage essential, day-to-day tasks using PowerPoint. Topics covered in the course include how to create and manage presentations, insert and format shapes and slides, create slide content, apply transitions and animations, and manage multiple presentations. Overall, this course prepares the student for the Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint certification.

Please note: Non-credit certification preparation courses do not result in academic credit or appear on a National American University academic transcript.