Micro-Credentials and Badges

A micro-credential is a small program that allows you to gain relevant skills that are needed in today’s workforce. In as little as one semester, and at no additional tuition cost, participants earn digital badges that showcase these achievements and new skills.

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Benefits of Micro-Credentials and Badges

  • Earn stackable skills that differentiate you, academically and professionally
  • Personalize your learning through credit and non-credit bearing opportunities
  • Display badges that contain your achievements and competencies to employers, colleagues and peers
  • Gain skills to keep you at the leading edge of your discipline, whether you’re a current UB student, prospective student or industry professional

School of Nursing Micro-Credentials

The School of Nursing is pleased to offer the below micro-credential in collaboration with the School of Dental Medicine School of Public Health and Health Professions, and the Community for Global Health Equity

The Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPCP) Micro-credential provides UB health professions students with learning experiences to develop the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Core Competencies for Collaborative Practice: interprofessional values and ethics, roles and responsibilities of healthcare providers, interprofessional communication, and teamwork.