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Help Boost Your Career with a Microcredential from Monroe Community College 

Adding verified skills and experience to your resume can be made possible through a microcredential from Monroe Community College. Whether you want to add new skills to your resume or round out your degree, this can be made possible with a microcredential  — without slowing you down.  

What is a Microcredential?

A microcredential is a short-term series of coursework offered in a variety of discipline areas and in-demand fields that give students expertise and skills in specific areas. A microcredential might give you the edge to enter a new career field or expand your current career opportunities. 

When you complete a microcredential, you will receive a digital badge from MCC. Completion of a microcredential can be added to a resume, letting current and potential employers — and your professional network — know that you are proficient in a subject matter. 
MCC has a growing number of microcredentials available that set the standard for nationally and internationally high-quality, stackable credentials designed with you in mind. Microcredentials are:  

Many microcredentials are “stackable” meaning that they can be applied towards credit for a certificate or degree program. 

Each microcredential has been designed to meet the current and emerging market needs, in addition to aligning with relevant industry standards. 

Completion of microcredentials is recorded on your MCC transcript and/or highlighted in a SUNY digital badge, allowing the benefits to travel with you. A digital badge offers verified proof of competency and documents specific skills you gained through learning. 

Online or In Person: Many of our microcredentials can be completed online or in-person, allowing you the ultimate flexibility to complete the coursework. 

Microcredentials Offered at MCC

This microcredential is hands-on and aligns with numerous New York State Department of Labor Apprenticeship Programs as MCC is an approved Related Technical Instruction (RTI) provider to area companies. 

Discover the essential knowledge needed to excel in the construction industry through this comprehensive program that covers two key areas: building construction and highway/site construction. 

This program is ideal for individuals looking to make a career change as well as a professional development opportunity for current food service workers as it teaches key culinary techniques and concepts

In-service teachers will benefit from this microcredential as it provides coursework to be applied toward their Supplemental Certification in Earth Sciences in New York State. 

Designed for advanced GIST students or GIST professionals looking to enhance their skillset with specialized training in geospatial data acquisition and management, web mapping, and geospatial programming. 

Develop a solid foundation in inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability through our carefully curated program, allowing you to recognize the preconditions for genocide and human rights violations. 

Focused on providing the critical skills required for success from day-one, this microcredential encompasses practical lab experience and comprehensive theory in refrigeration, heating systems, mechanical systems, and electrical systems. 

Students and working professionals seeking to improve their ability to collaborate and work successfully with diverse populations can become equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in diverse settings. 

The courses included in this program are part of the Related Technical Instruction for registered Precision Optics Manufacturing Technician apprentices and is designed to create a jump-start for those who want to enter the optics manufacturing industry.  

This microcredential program has been created to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to excel as phlebotomists by engaging with patients in a professional manner and collecting vital samples.   

This program emphasizes the integration of theoretical knowledge with real-world practical application by providing the skills and competencies needed in trauma-informed care.