Go Beyond 

Capability and credibility—you need both to succeed, and you don’t have any time to waste. Quickly upgrade or enhance your professional skillsets or interests with microcredentials offered by Syracuse University and join a community of over 22,000 trailblazers, risk takers, difference makers and a global alumni network that nurtures a bold and boundless spirit.

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Excel Basics

This course provides learners with a practical, functional understanding of the Excel software. We start with basic data formats and work towards a collection of useful formulas.

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National Security Management

This course develops senior executives of military, government and industry organizations to perform confidently in roles for which in-depth knowledge of national security affairs is essential.

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Foundations of Product Management: Idea to Launch

This 8-week, fully-online course will provide a broad foundation in the nature of product management, including the role, steps in the process, analysis of markets, business models and product strategy.


News and Media

Digital Badges at Syracuse University: Recognizing and Authenticating Microcredential Moments in Higher Education

Microcredentials play a unique role in helping students to upskill or reskill to be more competitive in the job market. By providing short and focused learning experiences, when and where students need it, microcredentials allow students to build a portfolio of demonstrated learning in a short amount of time, whether for professional advancement or personal interest.


Syracuse University Offers Google’s New Cybersecurity Certificate

The Google Career Certificates prepare learners for in-demand fields including Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, IT Support, Project Management, and UX Design—with no experience required. This offering will equip students with job-ready skills as they pursue their degree, while also connecting them to career resources and a network of over 150 companies through the program’s employer consortium.

Syracuse University and Google Re-Define Professional Development With Personalized Google Career Certificates

June 8, 2023 (Syracuse, N.Y.)– Today Syracuse University’s College of Professional Studies is announcing it will offer a Google Career Certificate in cybersecurity.


Credit or Noncredit – What’s Best for You?

The landscape of higher education is evolving, and for good reason —not all learners are seeking a degree from a college or university. Many learners want or need to gain new skills or knowledge in a format that fits into their busy lives.

Microcredentials, certificates and condensed courses can offer learners a noncredit pathway to achieving their educational goals outside of a degree program. With so many offerings, you may be wondering what the best option is for you—credit or noncredit?  

Become a Project Manager: How and Why

Project managers do not operate in a single domain; their skillsets are invaluable in all types of organizations, large and small, and roles, from the C-suite to company interns. Regardless of the industry in which they operate, effective project managers lead projects from conception through implementation, creating value and driving change.

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