What are Microcredentials?

Microcredentials, also called digital badges, are cost-effective, skill-based qualifications designed to provide you with knowledge, skills and abilities that can be immediately applied in a specific area. Stand out in today’s competitive and fast-paced business landscape with real graduate level courses without the financial and time commitments of a full degree.

Graduate Business students have the opportunity to earn microcredentials (digital badges) as they complete their degree program. 

Credly Badge Microcredentials can offer immediate value to current employers and demonstrate mastery of in-demand skills to potential future employers. Further your expertise, improve your confidence and enhance your job prospects today with microcredentials from the University of Dallas.


Microcredentials Offered at UD:

NOTE: Students receive a verified microcredential (digital badge) from the University of Dallas after achieving a B- or better in all courses required in a given sequence.

Business Administration
  • Leading Ethical Change -  Required courses: Business and Society, Data Analysis for Decision Making, and Effective Leader, or equivalent.
  • Business Analyst - Required courses: Accounting for Managers, Managerial Finance, and Management of Operations, or equivalent.
  • Business Strategist - Required courses: Global Strategy, Managing Complex Organization, and Value Based Marketing, or equivalent.
  • Financial Accountant - Required courses: Intermediate Financial Accounting I, Intermediate Financial Accounting II, and Business Ethics for Accountants, or equivalent.
  • Assurance Services - Required courses: Auditing, Accounting Information Systems, and Cost Accounting courses, or equivalent.
  • Tax Strategist - Required courses: Income Tax I, Advanced Auditing, and Accounting Research Methods, or equivalent.
Business Analytics
  • Data Analyst I - Required courses: Data Analysis for Decision Making, Quantitative Methods, and Data Visualization, or equivalent.
  • Data Analyst II - Required courses: Python & R Programming Concepts, Advanced SAS Programming, and Big Data Analytics, or equivalent.
  • Data Modeler - Required courses: Forecasting Methods, Predictive Modeling, and Advanced Business Analytics, or equivalent.
  • Cyber Operations - Required courses: Compliance & Legal Issues, Operational Cybersecurity Management, and Network Security, or equivalent.
  • Cyber Defense - Required courses: Penetration Testing & Vulnerability, Digital Forensics, and Strategic Cybersecurity Practicum, or equivalent.
  • Financial Analyst I - Required courses: Accounting for Managers, Intermediate Financial Accounting, and Managerial Finance, or equivalent.
  • Financial Analyst II -  Required courses:Intermediate Managerial Finance, Corporate Valuation, and International Financial Markets, or equivalent.
  • Portfolio Manager - Required courses: Investments, Derivatives, and Portfolio Management, or equivalent.
  • Leading Ethical Change - Required courses: Business and Society, Data Analysis for Decision Making, and Effective Leader, or equivalent.


How do I display my Microcredentials?

Microcredentials can be displayed with a special digital badge on LinkedIn accounts and on a personal resume or CV. Through Acclaim, your accomplishment can be verified and recognized internationally by employers and hiring managers. Learn more about accepting your digital badges and adding badges to your LinkedIn profile.