What are microcredentials?
Microcredentials 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.
Intended for working professionals, courses are offered in the evening, on weekends,
or online. Get recognized faster; there is flexibility to start a microcredential
in the fall, spring or summer semesters.
Upon successful completion of a microcredential, students receive a verified graduate
credential and a digital badge from the University of Dallas. Microcredentials 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.
If you decide to pursue a masters degree, UD’s microcredentials can also be used as
credit toward your degree.
Microcredentials Offered at UD:
Gain a Graduate Degree
Students who receive one of UD’s microcredential may apply all credits towards a UD
master’s of science or MBA program at any time.
Use microcredentials to stack up to a MS or MBA:
- Reduce student debt by building your degree at a pace that works for you.
- Gain actionable knowledge that benefits your company, your team and your career.
- Tackle challenging curriculum in bite sizes. Start your next microcredential when
you’re ready - without needing to start over.
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Why Microcredentials at UD?
- Master-level classes and classmates
- Small class sizes taught by UD professors, not a 3rd party or teaching assistants
- Quick to complete & cost-effective
- Can combine multiple microcredentials to earn a graduate degree
How do I display my microcredentials?
All microcredentials are awarded a digital badge that can be shared and verified online.
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 microcredential badges and adding badges to your LinkedIn profile.