Microcredentials and Digital Badges

The Center for Continuing Education offers Digital Badges for completed certificates and various professional development learning experiences. Badges are the visual representation of a skill or an achievement gain. Digital badges can be shared on social media accounts like LinkedIn and displayed on a learner’s digital resume, ePortfolio and email signature.

Share with Ease

A quick and easy way to share verified knowledge and expertise to employer and colleagues.


24/7 digital access on resumes, websites, social media and email signatures.

Individual presenting to others

Set Yourself Apart

A unique way to stand out and differentiate yourself from other potential candidates.

What is a Microcredential?

A microcredential is a short learning experience designed to teach or upgrade new skills. Often, they are intended to gain relevant skills needed in today’s workforce. Microcredentials are flexible and may be a certificate, an industry recognized certification, and/or may be stackable towards a degree. Microcredentials may be represented as ‘badges’ that provide transparency and depth into the learning and achievements of the learners, which others can then view.

What is a Badge?

Digital badges are achievements that you can show to the world. They are visual representations with embedded metadata that individuals can use to show verified competencies, skills, or achievements. In short badges are visual representations of a skill or achievement gain.

Digital Badge Offerings

Academic Credit Badge Offerings

  • Certificate in Ethical Leadership
  • Certificate Ethical Policing
  • Computer Science Education Certifcate
  • English Language Arts Education Certifcate
  • Human Resources Management Certificate
  • Mediation Certificate
  • Museum Studies Certificate
  • Science of Brewing Certificate

Professional Development Badge Offerings

  • Human Resources Development Certificate
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workplace
  • Human Resources Management Certificate
  • Leadership/Superior Douglas County
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Organizational Leadership Certificate
  • The Science and Practice of Well-Being in the Workplace


Academic Credit

Email badges@uwsuper.edu or current students can contact their advisor for registration details.

Professional Development

Sign up for the 2024-25 Digital Badge Program waitlist so you can be the first to know when registration opens!