Microcredentials
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Microcredentials

Microcredentials are qualifications focused on specific industries and achievable in a short amount of time (in as-little-as 15 weeks). They are typically packages of 3 or 4 industry-focused college-credit bearing courses. Microcredentials demonstrate competency, proof of staying current in one’s field, and boosts skills and resumes.

Register or learn more about microcredentials:
Microcredential Student Registration/Info Form
Schedule an appointment with JCC’s admissions team: https://apply.sunyjefferson.edu/portal/virtualmeetings
Email: admissions@sunyjefferson.edu
Call: 315-786-2437

Who is the right candidate for earning a microcredential? 
- Working professionals who want to upskill or seeking a career change/advancement
- Alumni for professional development, career change/advancement or explore a new area
- A microcredential can also be a way for a student to discover if college is a good fit before committing to a degree path.     

Microcredentials can be completed in as-little-as 15-weeks and are taught by JCC faculty. The cost of a microcredential is based on the number of credit hours. Fees apply. Visit the College website for more information. Financial aid may be applicable for part time study and students will receive all the great support services enjoyed by full-time students! Upon completion of the coursework, students will receive a transcript and a digital badge to include on their resume, electronic portfolio and professional networking sites such as LinkedIn. Depending on your future educational goals, students can transfer these credits into a degree pathway at Jefferson, or another college’s program.

Does JCC accept employer tuition reimbursement?
 Yes, after you register for classes, your employer can pay the college directly by check, cash, or card. For more information, contact financialservices@sunyjefferson.edu.

What microcredentials can I get from JCC?
Healthcare
* Healthcare Management I
* Healthcare Management II
* Direct Support Professional I

Business
* Business Leadership
* Non-profit Leadership
Fundamentals of Effective Communication

Education
* Teacher Assistant Level II

Hospitality and Tourism
* Agribusiness and Hospitality (Value Added Food Processing)
* Hospitality
* Kitchen Basics

Technology
* Software Development

*Eligible for Part-Time Tuition Assistance for Non-Degree Programs. Eligibility rules apply. Students must complete a FAFSA. Learn more about costs and aid.