Microcredentials and Certificates

Looking to advance your career? Or enhance your knowledge in an in-demand field? Consider getting a certificate or microcredential from SUNY Empire State. These programs offer a great way to earn a high-quality credential that supports a specific interest. 

Certificates: SUNY Empire’s certificate programs are registered with the State of New York and consist of credit-bearing courses. Our certificate programs let students focus on a high-demand field and get a certificate that can be used toward one or more degrees.

Microcredentials: Our microcredentials are short, targeted programs that help you get the skills and knowledge you need in today’s most exciting industries. You can also apply them toward a degree or certificate.

Undergraduate Microcredential

Professionals with prerequisite knowledge of management and marketing principles, even those without a college degree, can enroll in our undergraduate microcredential. Interested? Contact enroll@esc.edu

Undergraduate Certificates

Undergraduate certificates are applicable to at least one degree program for those meeting program admissions requirements. Students already enrolled in one of the college's associate or bachelor's degree program plans may also earn a certificate, if applicable.

Visit our college catalog for program details or contact enroll@esc.edu for enrollment informiation. 

Graduate Microcredentials

Those that have already earned a four-year degree can enroll in our graduate-level microcredentials. Contact enroll@esc.edu for more information. 

These graduate microcredentials are offered through SUNY Empire's Women's Corporate Leadership Academy

Graduate Advanced Certificates (post-bachelor’s) 

Advanced certificates are offered online and can be completed as an individual credential or incorporated into a related master's degree for those meeting program admission requirements.

For more information about our advanced certificates, please visit our Advanced Certificates web page

Graduate Certificates of Advanced Study (post-master's)

Certificates of Advanced Study are for those that have already earned a master's degree and wish to further their education.