Micro-Credentials for Professionals
Find a program that fits into your busy schedule. Most of our micro-credential courses can be completed online.
As an employer, you're aware of how ongoing training benefits your staff and your organization as a whole. But, developing effective programs takes time. When you partner with Clarkson to create micro-credential programs, you'll join a group of companies like IBM, Siemens and Turner Construction that utilize our expertise and hands-on instruction to upskill their workers and remain competitive in their respective industries.
Frequently Asked Questions
Micro-credentials are bite-sized courses that deliver knowledge, skills and experiences. These credentials are stackable — which means you can compile multiple micro-credentials to demonstrate your mastery of multiple skills.
At Clarkson, your micro-credential class may be an online course, workshop or internship. You'll demonstrate your mastery of the topic through expert-designed assessments. Once you earn a micro-credential, you can share it on your résumé, LinkedIn, an electronic portfolio or anywhere you want to show employers what you know and can do.
Most micro-credential courses require a total of 10-12 hours to complete but vary based on the skill or competency.
You'll get a digital badge issued through Open Badge Factory that demonstrates proof of your micro-credential. Open Badge Factory is recognized as a trusted leader in the field. After finishing your first micro-credential, you'll be able to post your digital badge directly on many electronic platforms or share a link anywhere.
All Clarkson micro-credential modules and courses are led by Clarkson faculty, staff and alumni, as well as industry experts.
Micro-credentials for Current Clarkson Students
Current Clarkson undergraduate and graduate students can take advantage of a wide variety of micro-credential offerings while pursuing bachelor's, master's and PhD programs. View our current offerings with the link above.