Micro-credentials at UTSA

Microcredentials build skills and experience – fast!

Expand your skillset swiftly with UTSA’s microcredentials. These streamlined educational experiences offer a quick path to acquiring new competencies recognized by a certificate or badge that carries weight in the job market and academia. Microcredentials are an ideal way to deepen your knowledge and refine your expertise alongside or beyond your degree.

UTSA creates opportunities for life-long learning

UTSA, in partnership with the UT System and Coursera, is proud to present the Career Academy program. UTSA students, faculty, staff and alumni can access courses and certificates  – at no cost. The expanded partnership represents the most extensive industry-recognized microcredential program from a U.S. university system.

These microcredentials are:

  • World-class: Access career training programs from industry leaders including Google, Meta, IBM and more.
  • Job-relevant: Meet employer demand with skills development training aligned to specific roles.
  • Entry-level: Build job confidence, hone critical skills and create a portfolio of work — no prior experience required!

Explore Career Academy courses

Coursera Career Academy offers our UTSA community access to a robust catalog of courses available at any time.

Courses include:

  • Cybersecurity Professional
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • UX Designer
  • Social Media Marketer
  • Data Scientist
  • Sales Development Representative
  • Application Developer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Sales Operations Specialist

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Enhancing Creative Skills with Adobe

As an Adobe Creative Campus, UTSA students have access to the Creative Skills Series. These courses are designed to empower your creativity and enhance your digital communication skills in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Courses Include: 

  • Digital Storytelling and Marketing 
  • AI and Content Creation 
  • Professional Communication and Design 

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