Micro-credentials showcase the knowledge you've acquired on the road to mastering skills in your area of interest. Smaller than a minor, certificate or degree program, micro-credentials equip you with digital badges that showcase your achievements as a learner.

  • Literacy Coaching Micro-Credential
    Our literacy coaching micro-credential program provides academic coursework and a specialized practicum to prepare literacy professionals in education with the knowledge and skills to perform the role of an elementary or secondary literacy coach. Current UB students and non-UB students are eligible to apply.
  • Science of Reading Instruction Micro-Credential
    Our science of reading instruction micro-credential prepares you to use evidence-based instructional practices in your classroom and throughout your school. You will learn about relevant reading research, models of learning and extensive information about the science of reading in a 3-credit, master’s-level literacy class. Current UB students and non-UB students are eligible to apply.
  • Teaching Black History Micro-Credential
    Our teaching black history micro-credential helps you by advancing content knowledge, curriculum development and instructional approaches for PK–12 Black history courses. This one-year program includes two traditional courses, a collection of specialized professional development courses and a capstone course. You are required to attend and possibly present at the annual Teaching Black History Conference the summer of your enrollment. The conference registration fee is included in the micro-credential tuition. All courses are guided by LaGarrett King’s (2020) Black historical consciousness framework. Current UB students and non-UB students are eligible to apply.