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Microcredential Programs

Stand out among your peers with current, best-practice skills to help you reach your career goals faster. Our growing catalog of Microcredential programs includes courses in business, communication, technology, and more. Check back often; we are continually adding new Microcredentials!

For-Credit Microcredentials

Microcredentials are a collection of courses or training verifying skills proficiency. Nearly all Microcredentials can be completed 100% online and within one year—all while earning college credit. We also offer a few non-credit programs.

Course Formats

Microcredential courses are available:

  • ONLINE: Online coursework and no required on-campus attendance.
  • HYBRID: This may include online coursework and some required on-campus and/or virtual meetings.

Learn more about course formats

Course Credit Hours

The number in parentheses (3) shows how many credits each course requires.


 

Business

Whether you want to create business plans, learn the latest trends in E-commerce and leadership strategies, or get training in customer service, business Microcredentials may be the perfect addition to your portfolio. Several offerings stack toward associate or bachelor’s degrees.

Business Foundations (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Business Foundations will be knowledgeable in practical business principles, including important concepts related to marketing, business functions, economics, and management. Apply the Business Foundations Microcredential to any small or starting business.

Transferable skills gained include communication, teamwork, complex problem solving, and critical thinking.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 105 - Introduction to Marketing (3)
  • CMR 106 - Introduction to Business & the Economy (3)
  • CMR 111 - Introduction to Management I (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Business Start-Up (Online)

Apply the Business Start-Up Microcredential to any small or recently-opened business. This Microcredential is ideal for students who may be looking for quick-training courses. Students will learn the foundations of business that can be used in real-world situations, such as marketing, accounting, and understanding a business plan.

Transferable skills gained include communication, teamwork, complex problem solving, time management, and critical thinking.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 101 - Introduction to Accounting (3)
  • CMR 105 - Introduction to Marketing (3)
  • CMR 242 - Management of Small Business Operation (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Customer Service (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Customer Service gain a plethora of industry-driven skills, including critical thinking, communication, and service orientation.

Other areas of focus include aspects of quality customer service, differentiation between internal and external customers, insight into basic marketing strategies, and using data to inform customer service and marketing practices.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 105 - Introduction to Marketing (3)
  • CMR 261 - Customer Service and Satisfaction (3)
  • CMR 282 - Computer-Based Business Analysis (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Non-credit workshop option available. Contact us to learn more.

Essentials of Event Planning (Online)

The Essentials of Event Planning Microcredential prepares individuals with the skills necessary to successfully create and manage events through key factors in customer service, food service cost control management, and the modern event planning process. This program also provides an understanding of basic event planning and financial and accounting terminology to plan an event budget.

Transferable skills include critical thinking, communication, complex problem solving, and time management.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 261 - Customer Service and Satisfaction (3)
  • CMR 351 - Controlling Food and Beverage Labor Costs (3)
  • CMR 352 - Food Service Management (3)
  • CMR 451 - Special Events Planning & Management (3)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Essentials of Food Service Management (Online)

The Essentials of Food Service Management Microcredential prepares individuals with the skills to manage food service operations through food sanitation and safety, food service cost control management, and food operations purchasing and layout content. Individuals completing the Microcredential will receive the National Restaurant Association’s Educational Institute Servsafe certification.

Transferable skills include customer service, decision making, persuasion, and management of resources.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 252 - Sanitation and Safety Principles (3)
  • CMR 351 - Controlling Food and Beverage Labor Costs (3)
  • CMR 352 - Food Service Management (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Marketing in the Digital Age (Online)

The Marketing in the Digital Age Microcredential covers topics key to understanding today’s digital business environment including digital commerce, web and social media marketing, and content management.

Participants may also be able to gain a certificate for completing the digital marketing simulation and an optional digital marketing certification exam. Other industry certifications may also apply including certifications from Google and Hubspot. Marketing in the Digital Age is an Ohio TechCred eligible program.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 281 - Digital Media & Organizational Communication (3)
  • CMR 286 - Digital Commerce (3)
  • CMR 341 - Internet Marketing (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Marketing, Planning, and Analysis (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Marketing, Planning, and Analysis will be able to apply marketing and analysis competencies and strategies in their current work or future promotion.

Other skills gained include business-related technology, problem-solving, insight into the creation of a basic marketing plan, and using data to inform business decisions.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 105 - Introduction to Marketing (3)
  • CMR 181 - Computers & Business (3)
  • CMR 282 - Computer-Based Business Analysis (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Organizational Financial Analysis (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Organizational Financial Analysis can apply basic finance skills to assist in making business decisions, they will also be equipped to assist in the development of a business plan.

Other skills gained include an appreciation of the organizational structure of a business, an understanding of basic accounting and finance principles, and a basic evaluation of financial statements.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 101 - Introduction to Accounting (3)
  • CMR 207 - Management Planning and Control (3)
  • CMR 302 - Financial Info for Managers (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Organizational Leadership (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Organizational Leadership will be equipped to offer basic assistance in developing a business plan and apply theory and reality-based leadership skills.

After completion, students will also demonstrate the development of personal skills vital to organizational leadership, critical thinking, and time management skills.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 301 - Personal Organizational Skills (3)
  • CMR 302 - Financial Info for Managers (3)
  • CMR 401 - Leadership Decision Skills (4)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Personal Computer, Financial, and Organizational Skills (Online)

Students who complete the Personal Computer, Financial, and Organizational Skills Microcredential understand best practices for personal organization, personal finance, and basic computer skills. Students who earn this Microcredential will improve their financial well-being, demonstrate computer literacy, and have increased self-awareness.

Transferable skills include time management, conflict resolution, interpersonal skills, and technical skills.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 117 - Introduction to Personal Finance (3)
  • CMR 181 - Computers and Business (3) OR CIT 154 Personal Computer Concepts (3)
  • CMR 301 - Personal Organizational Skills (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Personal Finance (Online)

Students who complete the Personal Finance Microcredential will increase their financial literacy skills and improve their financial well-being. Through this course, students will learn more about options for investments, such as stocks or bonds, while also understanding the risks associated with them and ways to mitigate that risk. Students will learn various methods to control their money, manage income taxes, use their borrowing power through prudent use of credit, and acquire major assets like an automobile, education, or a home.

Transferable skills gained include problem solving, decision making, goal setting, and utilizing productivity software.

To earn this credential, the following course must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 117 - Introduction to Personal Finance (3)

This course is online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Preparing Emerging Managers (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Preparing Emerging Managers will be knowledgeable in practical business principles and be prepared to demonstrate proficiency in a new management role.

Transferable skills gained include time management, critical thinking, administration and management, and basic insight into finance, including evaluation of financial statements.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 111 - Introduction to Management I (3)
  • CMR 301 - Personal Organizational Skills (3)
  • CMR 302 - Financial Info for Managers (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Product Sales and Promotion (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Product Sales and Promotion will be ready to apply basic marketing and the concepts of branding and prospecting, they will also be versed on the impact of modern advertising strategies.

Transferable skills gained include customer and personal service, basics for creating a marketing plan, creative and critical thinking, and communication.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 105 - Introduction to Marketing (3)
  • CMR 263 - Sales and Promotion (3)
  • CMR 266 - Consumer Behaviors (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Sales and Customer Satisfaction (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Sales and Customer Satisfaction will be ready to apply basic competency and strategies in marketing, sales, and customer satisfaction; students will also be able to demonstrate quality customer service.

After completion, students will also demonstrate skills in the delivery of service, building trust in sales transactions, critical thinking regarding meeting customer needs, and an understanding of global customer service (including outsourcing).

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CMR 105 - Introduction to Marketing (3)
  • CMR 261 - Customer Service and Satisfaction (3)
  • CMR 263 - Sales and Promotion (3)

These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Communication and Culture

Pursue a Microcredential in Communication and Culture to learn a foreign language or expand your prospects for careers in writing and publishing. Courses can be completed 100% online.

Basic Spanish Language Skills (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Basic Spanish Language skills have an introductory knowledge of Spanish and Hispanic vocabulary, grammar, and culture. Students will be able to demonstrate their ability to use authentic, real-world language through interpretive listening, viewing, and reading, as well as spontaneous speaking and writing.

Transferable skills include cultural competence, interpersonal communication, writing, and speaking.

To earn this credential, the following course must be successfully completed:

  • SPN 102 Beginner’s Course (4)
OR
  • SPN 111 Intensive Basic Spanish (4)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Intermediate Spanish Language Skills (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Intermediate Spanish Language skills have mid-level knowledge of Spanish and Hispanic vocabulary, grammar, and culture. Students will be able to demonstrate their ability to use authentic, real-world language through interpretive listening, viewing, and reading, as well as spontaneous speaking and writing.

Transferable skills include cultural competence, interpersonal communication, writing, and speaking.

To earn this credential, the following course must be successfully completed:

  • SPN 202 Second-Year Spanish (3)
This course is online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Introductory Spanish Composition (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Introductory Spanish Composition have demonstrated an intermediate understanding of Spanish and Hispanic vocabulary, grammar, and culture, and are able to communicate this understanding through writing.

Transferable skills include critical thinking, reading, writing, and cultural competence.

To earn this credential, the following course must be successfully completed:

  • SPN 311 Grammar Review and Introductory Composition (3)
This course is online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Latin American Cultures and Spanish Language (Online)

Students who earn the Latin American Cultures and Spanish Language Microcredential have developed not only their Spanish Language abilities but also their awareness and appreciation of Latin American cultures.

Transferable skills include cultural proficiency, interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and writing.

To earn this Microcredential, students must complete one of the Spanish Language Skills Microcredentials (Basic, Intermediate, or Introductory Spanish Composition) and take the included course.

To earn this credential, the following course must be successfully completed:

  • LAS 208: Introduction to Latin America (3)
This course is online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Understanding Human Interaction (Online)

The Understanding Human Interaction Microcredential provides learners with a focused exploration of psychological principles and the various factors contributing to human behavior. Students gain a nuanced understanding of individual and social conduct, fostering a deeper understanding of interpersonal relationships and facilitating improved communication skills.

Transferable skills include complex problem solving, creativity, and social perceptiveness.

  • PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • PSY 221 - Social Psychology (3)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Writing for Health and Medicine (Online)

Students who complete the Writing for Health and Medicine Microcredential are skilled in essential writing and communication strategies for professional settings. Through the three required courses, students will practice professional writing, explore medical writing genres for various audiences, study health and risk communications, and analyze community health campaigns. After completion, students will have finalized a health communication campaign project. In addition, they will complete a report on the writing and communication involved in health and medicine.

Transferable skills include oral and written expression, complex problem solving, and social perceptiveness.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • APC 201 - Introduction to Health and Risk Communication (3)
  • EGS 215 - Workplace Writing (3)
  • EGS/ENG 319 - Medical Writing (3)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Writing for the Workplace (Online)

Students develop skills in writing for multiple audiences, analyzing communication practices, using critical reading, and presenting complex information in multiple media. After completion, students will be able to produce a written piece specific to the audience and context and demonstrate teamwork and intercultural competence in the workplace.

Transferable skills gained include communication (written and verbal), critical thinking, reading comprehension, and active listening.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • ENG 111 - Composition and Rhetoric (3)
  • EGS 215 - Workplace Writing (3)
  • EGS 305 - Integrative Writing for Global Contexts (3)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Computing and Technology

Amplify technology skill sets in databases, SQL, project development, cybersecurity, and data analytics. Students who want to expand their basic computer skills may consider Computer Skills for the Workplace or Introduction to Adobe Photoshop.

Agile Certified Professional (Online)

Upon earning this Microcredential, participants will understand the history of the agile movement, the distinctions among Agile values, principles, and practices, key aspects of value-driven development, adaptive planning techniques, and how to cultivate collaboration with customers, within organizations and teams. Participants will also have gained the vocabulary to discuss the benefits of Agile approaches and how to avoid common pitfalls. Agile Certified Professional is an Ohio TechCred eligible program.

To earn this credential, the following course must be successfully completed:

  • CIT 205 - Agile Launchpad I (3)

Students will receive a Miami University Regionals Badge and an ICAgile Certificate upon completion.

Those who complete all three Agile Microcredentials will also earn the Agile Workplace Pathway Badge.

This course is online synchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus, but you will attend scheduled virtual meetings.

Learn more and register now for a 15-hour non-credit online workshop.

  • May 20, 21, and 22, 2024, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m
  • July 22 and 23, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Agile Product Ownership (Online)

This Microcredential focuses on value-driven software delivery and key agile practices designed to emphasize customer value. Specific techniques and practices such as lightweight requirements, prioritization methods, progressive elaboration, product/project road mapping, story mapping, effective user stories, and acceptance criteria are included in this course sequence.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CIT 205 - Agile Launchpad I (3)
  • CIT 306 - Agile: Business Value Analysis (3)

Students will receive a Miami University Regionals Badge and an ICAgile Certificate upon completion.

Those who complete all three Agile Microcredentials will also earn the Agile Workplace Pathway Badge.

These courses are online synchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus, but you will attend scheduled virtual meetings.

Agile Project and Delivery Management (Online)

This Microcredential focuses on the core components of Agile project management as distinct from traditional project management and on equipping participants with strategies and techniques for successful Lean and Agile project implementation. It also takes a much more in-depth look at the fundamental agile concepts of adaptive planning, customer collaboration, and value-driven delivery.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CIT 205 - Agile Launchpad I (3)
  • CIT 307 - Agile: Project Management (3)

Students will receive a Miami University Regionals Badge and an ICAgile Certificate upon completion.

Those who complete all three Agile Microcredentials will also earn the Agile Workplace Pathway Badge.

These courses are online synchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus, but you will attend scheduled virtual meetings.

Computer Skills for the Workplace (Online)

Individuals who earn the Computer Skills for the Workplace Microcredential have become computer literate and are able to make practical use of computers. Participants will explore different hardware and software aspects of everyday computers and will learn practical skills using word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. Computer Skills for the Workplace is an Ohio TechCred eligible program.

Transferable skills include: Microsoft Office Software, complex problem solving, and computer literacy.

To earn this Microcredential, students must successfully complete (C- or higher) the following course:

  • CIT 154 - Personal Computer Concepts and Applications (3)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Cybersecurity Foundations (Online)

Students who complete the Cybersecurity Foundations Microcredential have demonstrated the required skills for core security functions and explored the latest commercial-grade hacking tools, techniques, and methodologies used by information security professionals to test the security posture of an organization. Completion of this Microcredential results in preparation to take the CompTIA Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacking exams if desired. Transferable skills include complex problem solving, originality of ideas, and interdisciplinary thinking. Cybersecurity Foundations is an Ohio TechCred eligible program.

To earn this Microcredential, students must successfully complete (C- or higher) the following courses:

  • CIT 168 - Information Technology Tools & Techniques for Organizations (4)
    • (waived for individuals with IT experience)
  • CIT 258 - Intro to Global Cybersecurity (3)
  • CIT 358 - Information Technology Assurance & Security (3)
    • (prerequisite: CIT 258)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Essentials of Business Intelligence (Online)

Students who earn an Essentials of Business Intelligence Microcredential gain insight into using organizational data to make good business decisions.

Transferable skills gained include advanced spreadsheet expertise, critical thinking, business intelligence tools, and decision making. Essentials of Business Intelligence is a Data Analytics Ohio TechCred eligible program.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CIT 101S - Computing Skills: Spreadsheets (1)
  • CIT 201 - Advanced Spreadsheet & Analytics (3)
  • CIT 338 - Business Intelligence Tools (3)
  • STA 261 - Statistics (4)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Introduction to Database Management (Online)

Students who earn an Introduction to Database Management Microcredential develop a solid understanding of database management, including database design and implementation.

Transferable skills gained include using technology in business, data integrity implementation, and SQL techniques. Introduction to Database Management is a SQL Queries Ohio TechCred eligible program.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CIT 168 - IT Tools & Techniques (4)
  • CIT 214 - Database Design & Development (3)
  • CIT 348 - Info Management & Retrieval (3)
  • STA 261 - Statistics (4)
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (Online)

Students who complete the Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Microcredential will take advantage of popular Photoshop tools and techniques for photo manipulation and image creation. Students will demonstrate learning through real-world scenarios, such as developing video thumbnails, designing print or web flyers, and creating social media graphics. Introduction to Adobe Photoshop is an Ohio TechCred eligible program.

Transferable skills include creative thinking, decision making, and communication.

To earn this Microcredential, students must successfully complete (C- or higher) the following course:

  • CIT 102B Digital Media and Design Tools (2)
This course is online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Social and Global Computing (Online)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Social and Global Computing develop a solid understanding of the cultural and ethical implications of developing technology.

Transferable skills gained include ethical decision making, cultural awareness, and global strategies.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CIT 168 - IT Tools & Techniques (4)
  • CIT 262 - Technology, Ethics & Global Society (3)
  • CIT 448 - Global & Strategic Issues in IT (3)
    **Note: College-level writing is required to be successful in this MC program. ENG 111 is a prerequisite to this Microcredential; a college writing sample or college transcript noting the completed college writing course may also be accepted.
These courses are online asynchronous; there are no requirements to come to campus.

Engineering

Directed by a panel of industry experts, our engineering programs remain on the cutting edge of technology to prepare students for jobs in manufacturing, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).

Computer-Aided Design (Hybrid)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) will be skilled in 2D and 3D mechanical drafting and modeling and familiar with the manufacturing and fabrication processes. Students will work directly with industry-standard software such as AutoCAD, Solidworks, Microsoft Excel, and Computer Numerical Control. Computer-Aided Design is a CAD/CAM 1 Ohio TechCred eligible program.


Transferable skills include problem solving, computer skills, critical thinking, and decision making.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • ENT 135 - Computer-Aided Drafting (3)
  • ENT 235 - Computer-Aided Design (prerequisite ENT 135) (3)
  • ENT 152 - Computer-Aided Manufacturing I (3)
    • (Note: ENT 152 has a co-requisite of MTH 125; considerable math experience will be considered to meet this requirement)
These courses are hybrid asynchronous with some required on-campus meetings and online coursework.

Embedded Microcontrollers (Hybrid)

The Embedded Microcontrollers Microcredential equips learners with the knowledge and expertise to design and implement effective microcontroller (MCU) architecture. Students will explore the primary and supporting elements comprising embedded microcontrollers, including processing, interfacing, and memory technologies. Students will be able to code in MCU programming languages (C and Assembly) to control and troubleshoot microcontroller behaviors commonly utilized in the fields of automotives, personal electronics, and manufacturing.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CSE 163 - Introduction to Computer Concepts and Programming (3)
  • ENT 192 - Circuit Analysis I (3)
  • ENT 293 - Digital Systems (3)
  • ENT 295 - Microprocessor Technology I (3)
These courses are hybrid synchronous with some required on-campus meetings, virtual meetings, and online coursework.

Industrial Robotics and Automation (Hybrid)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Industrial Robotics & Automation will be able to identify, operate, and use basic robotic programming and positioning of industrial robotic systems. They will be able to design and troubleshoot robotics systems by utilizing programmable logic controllers. Finally, students will be able to apply safety rules in the design and operation of robotics systems. The program is a robotics and automation Ohio TechCred eligible program.

Transferable skills include problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork, and communication.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • ENT 296 - Programmable Logic Controllers (3)
    • (prerequisite ENT 192; considerable experience working with DC circuits will be considered to meet this requirement)
  • ENT 313 - Introduction to Robotics (3)
    • (prerequisite ENT 192; considerable experience working with DC circuits will be considered to meet this requirement)
  • ENT 413 - Industrial Robotics Lab (3)
    • (prerequisite ENT 313)
These courses are hybrid synchronous with some required on-campus meetings, virtual meetings, and online coursework.

Manufacturing Fundamentals (Hybrid)

Students who earn a Manufacturing Fundamentals Microcredential will be prepared for entry-level positions in the high-demand field of manufacturing.

The program provides fundamental knowledge of CAD, materials in manufacturing, materials testing, and basic manufacturing fundamentals. **This Microcredential has a co-requisite of MTH 125 with ENT 152; significant Math experience will be considered to meet this requirement.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • ENT 135 - Computer-aided Drafting (3)
  • ENT 151 - Engineering Materials (3)
  • ENT 152 - Computer-aided Manufacturing I (3)
These courses are hybrid asynchronous with some required on-campus meetings and online coursework.

Mechatronics (Hybrid)

Students who earn a Microcredential in Mechatronics will be able to design and install mechatronic systems and subsystems or components, including HMI, programmable controllers, and the Internet of Things. Students will be able to troubleshoot mechatronic systems by recognizing malfunctions. Finally, students will be able to read and generate technical documents related to mechatronics.

Transferable skills include problem solving, critical thinking, data analysis, and adaptability.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • ENT 311 - Process Control Interface Design (3)
    • (prerequisite ENT 193 or programming background/experience)
  • ENT 402 - Industrial Automation Lab (3)
    • (prerequisite ENT 311)
  • ENT 407 - Modern Manufacturing (3)
    • (prerequisite ENT 151 or background/experience with engineering materials)
These courses are hybrid synchronous with some required on-campus meetings, virtual meetings, and online coursework.

Programmable Logic Controllers (Hybrid)

A Microcredential in Programmable Logic Controllers provides students with vital skills and a deep understanding of the foundational principles of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in the context of automation and manufacturing industries. This program offers hands-on experience covering various aspects of industrial PLC operations, including design, programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance across a diverse range of systems and devices. As a result, students acquire invaluable expertise that prepares them for success in these dynamic fields.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • ENT 192 Circuit Analysis I (3)
  • ENT 296 Programmable Logic Controllers (3)
These courses are hybrid synchronous with some required on-campus meetings, virtual meetings, and online coursework.

Programmable Logic Devices (Hybrid)

Upon completing a Microcredential in Programmable Logic Devices, students will develop crucial skills for designing and implementing intricate digital systems utilizing programmable logic devices (PLDs). This program provides hands-on experience in programming, configuring, and troubleshooting a diverse range of PLDs, enabling students to enhance the reliability and performance of these essential components.

To earn this credential, the following courses must be successfully completed:

  • CSE 163 - Introduction to Computer Concepts and Programming (3)
  • ENT 192 - Circuit Analysis I (3)
  • ENT 293 - Digital Systems (3)

These courses are hybrid synchronous with some required on-campus meetings, virtual meetings, and online coursework.

Non-Credit Microcredentials

Take advantage of online, skill-building courses. Upon completion, you will earn a digital badge that you can add to your resume and/or social media networks.

Personal and Professional Development (Online)

Invest in yourself! Miami E-Campus personal and professional development Microcredentials are a quick and easy way to gain new skills.

Developing Your Digital Professional Profile

The Developing Your Digital Professional Profile Microcredential is open to students and community members who want to learn more about the world's largest professional networking platform, LinkedIn. This online mini-course will provide an overview of the site, and explore best practices in online networking, digital professionalism, and leveraging the platform for job searches.

To earn this Microcredential, participants must successfully complete the self-paced mini-course "Leveraging LinkedIn" and submit their LinkedIn URL for review. Sign up for the course.

Mental Health First Aid

The Mental Health First Aid Microcredential is open to students, faculty, staff, and community members who would like to be better equipped to recognize the signs and symptoms of possible mental health concerns. The internationally recognized program is rooted in recovery, resiliency, and empowering individuals to take action when they encounter someone in distress. The Mental Health First Aid certification, powered by the National Council of Well-Being, is valid for three years after completion.

Express interest in the Mental Health First Aid Microcredential.

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Regional Leadership Co-Curricular Certificate Program

The Regional Leadership Co-Curricular Certificate Program allows students the opportunity to develop as leaders by participating in developmental activities and reflecting on their strengths, values and personal goals.

To earn this Microcredential, students must successfully complete the requirements presented by Regionals Orientation and Student Activities (ROSA). Learn more and apply.

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