Find answers to common questions about Microcredentials and their benefits to students and adult learners. These flexible, short-term credentials help build skills that employers value.
Top Questions About Microcredentials
How Would Earning a Microcredential Benefit Me?
How Much Does a Microcredential Cost?
In the case of for-credit Microcredential courses, the cost is equivalent to the Regionals tuition rate—some of the lowest tuition in the state! Please see the detailed view of your preferred Microcredential to understand the exact number of credits needed to complete the program. Non-credit Microcredentials cost less, but you will not earn college credit for the courses.
More Answers to Questions About Microcredentials
Materials and Cost
Yes! Employers in the State of Ohio can write off up to $5,200 per employee per year for tuition expenses incurred for an employee. Through programs like TechCred, employers can be reimbursed for applicable programs in high-demand fields like technology or manufacturing. If you have specific questions, please contact us.
We also created letter templates to help you explain the value of a Microcredential to your employer—simply download the letter for the program you are interested in, fill in the highlighted fields with your information, and pass it along to your supervisor or HR professional.
What to Expect
Miami University Regionals is a pioneer of online education, meaning our faculty has been doing this for a while. Your online courses will be set up through our learning platform, Canvas, and available for you to work on whenever and wherever you have time.
Courses typically have assignments, discussion boards, or quizzes that are due every week or every two weeks to keep you on track for success. At the start of the term, you will receive the syllabus for your course, giving you a blueprint of what to expect throughout the semester. If you get stuck or don’t know what something means, we offer the following student resources:
- Faculty are available to help answer course-specific questions.
- Free tutoring.
- Staff assistance with navigating Canvas, billing issues, or buying textbooks.
We will be here for you every step of the way!
No problem! Many of our Microcredentials can be offered as non-credit programs.
Email us to find out more information.