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Earn College Credits Through SCTE

SCTE training can help you succeed with more than just knowledge. Take SCTE courses and get a jump start toward a technical degree through an SCTE College Partner. The majority of SCTE's technical courses qualify and are available both online or onsite—offering convenience and flexibility for busy cable professionals. SCTE prides itself in providing you with the resources needed to maintain long-term employment value to your employer. SCTE's educational programs offer members a first hand opportunity to acquire new knowledge and skill sets as the demands of the profession change. Learn more and enroll in an SCTE college partnership program below. 

All SCTE courses qualify for SCTE Recertification Units (RUs) that can be applied to maintaining SCTE certifications. Learn more about SCTE Certification  programs.

Earn College Credits Through SCTE - Fort Hays University

Take select SCTE courses and earn college credits toward a Certificate in Internetworking, an Associate Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree. SCTE has partnered with Fort Hays State University (FHSU) to award college credits toward degree programs. These qualified SCTE courses are available online or onsite—offering convenience and flexibility for cable professionals.

*Final approval of transfer credits must be made by FHSU. For questions concerning credit transfer and credit hours for courses completed at other institutions, contact Dr. Melissa Hunsicker Walburn or Stacey Braun.

FHSU Telecommunications Degree and Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Internetworking
  • Associate of General Studies (AGS)
  • Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) - Concentration in Information Networking and Telecommunications
  • Bachelor of Science Degree (BS) in Information Networking and Telecommunications

Learn more about these FHSU degree and certificate programs

How to Redeem SCTE Courses for FHSU College Credits:

Step 1: Choose the certificate or degree program that you are interested in from the list above.

Step 2: Select the SCTE Training Courses from the chart that may be applied toward your certificate or degree. Register through SCTE and successfully complete those courses. Select SCTE Courses

Step 3: Earn your college credits. Apply online for admission to FHSU. Send your SCTE course certificates, CCNA certificate and any other official transcripts from previously attended institutions to:FHSU Office of the Registrar, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601.

Step 4: Complete additional courses needed for your degree. After receiving your acceptance letter from FHSU, follow the step-by-step instructions to set up your FHSU TigerTracks account, then login and enroll in the FHSU online courses needed to meet your selected degree requirements.

For personal assistance contact SCTE Professional Development to advise you on this valuable program.

Receive Financial Assistance through the SCTE Foundation

The SCTE Foundation provides grants and scholarships to assist SCTE members in their continual pursuit of knowledge, training and professional development in the cable telecommunications industry, and will consider grant requests consistent with its Mission Statement. All active SCTE members are eligible for SCTE grants and scholarships. The allocation of funds is based upon career goals, availability of alternative financial assistance and supporting recommendations from the applicant’s references. It is determined by the SCTE Grants or Major Grants Subcommittee, and is dependent on the amount of the funds requested.

Learn more and apply for an SCTE Foundation Grants and Scholarships 

Qualified SCTE·ISBE Courses*
Fulfills Fort Hays Course(s)
College Credits
CCNA 1
CCNA 2 INT 291 Internetworking I
CCNA 3 INT 292 Internetworking II 9
CCNA 4 (and pass Cisco CCNA exam) INT 293 Internetworking III
Save Money With Bundles INT 291 Internetworking I
SCTE·ISBE-Cisco Certification Prep Course Bundles INT 292 Internetworking II 9
IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software (CompTIA A+) MIS 203 Topics in Computer Information Systems 3
CCNA Security INT 685 - Fundamentals of Network Security 3
Cisco CCNP Route INT 695 - Advanced Routing 3
Data Communications - Includes the following 3 courses:
Fundamentals of IP Networking INT 680 - Data Communications I 3
IPv6: Impact on Cable Networks
Ethernet Transport