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

Addressing Public Health Disparities

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

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

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. 

Quality and Safety in Healthcare

Promoting quality outcomes for patients is a core value for all health care professionals. This micro-credential provides an opportunity for DNP and MS nursing students to gain knowledge and skills of concepts, strategies and processes related to quality and safety in health care.