What are 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.
Who can get a microcredential? Anyone - 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.
How long does it take to complete a microcredential? Microcredentials can be completed in as-little-as 15-weeks.
Who teaches microcredentials? JCC faculty.
How much do microcredentials cost? The cost of a microcredential is based on the number of credit hours. Fees apply.
Visit the College website for more information.
Can I use financial aid? Yes. Students are urged to work with the JCC admissions staff to ensure the proper
steps are taken to apply for financial aid.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
What microcredentials can I get from JCC? Healthcare FIeld Healthcare Management I Healthcare Management II Direct Support Professional I
Business Field Business Leadership Non-profit Leadership Fundamentals of Effective Communication
Hospitality and Tourism Field Agribusiness and Hospitality (Value Added Food Processing) Hospitality Kitchen Basics
Technology FIeld Software Development
How many courses do I need to take to complete a microcredential? Typically 3
When can I start a microcredential? (Fall 2022) Classes begin August 29, 2022
Will I have access to the same student support services as full-time JCC students? Yes.
Will I receive a diploma when I complete a microcredential? No. Students will receive a transcript and a digital badge to include on their resume,
electronic portfolio and professional networking sites such as LinkedIn.
If I decide to get my college degree or certificate, will my credits transfer? Yes depending on what degree or certificate program you choose.