Digital Badges

Communicating your credentials in an ever-expanding online marketplace is a challenge; we know that, so we've partnered with Credly’s Acclaim platform to provide you with a digital badge that verifies the skills you learn in our courses

These online, shareable badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you have learned and the skills required to earn your credential. Each badge's digital image holds verified metadata describing your qualifications and the mastery required to earn them. Plus, Credly’s Acclaim Platform offers labor market insights, based on your new skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Acclaim Platform.

Use the badges in your email signatures or digital resumes, and to enhance your social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.


Courses endorsed by the American Council on Education (ACE) and offering a Digital Badge



Q: Who is Credly?

A: Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital credentials. Credly works with recognized organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.

Q: How will I know if I’ve earned a badge?

A: Once you have sucessfully completed a course, you will be able to request the badge in our Learning Management System.

Q: Can I receive a badge from a course previously taken?


A: Yes! Simply request a badge from an earlier course (send email request to and upon payment of a research recording fee ($29 per badge), we'll research your course records and submit your data for the badge. The course must carry the ACE imprimature, and you must have earned the requisite marks (70% or 80% depending on the level of the course).


Q: What are labor market insights and how can I access them through Credly’s Acclaim Platform?

A: Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. You can learn which employers are hiring for your specific skills, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through the Acclaim Platform. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.


Q: What if I don’t want my badge to be public?

A: You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Acclaim Platform. You’re in complete control of the information you wish to be made public.


Q: Is there a fee to use Credly’s Acclaim Platform?

A: No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost. You create and manage your own account with Credly.


Q: What’s to keep someone else from copying my badge and using it?

A: The badges are linked to your credentials on Credly’s Acclaim Platform. This link to verified data provides reliability and security which a paper-based certificate cannot. Credly's deep security eliminates the possibility of anyone else claiming your credential and your associated identity.


Q: Where and how can I share my badge through Credly’s Acclaim Platform?

A: You can share your badge directly from the Acclaim Platform to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature.




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