Academic Microcredentials

High-quality credentials on your schedule

Upskill Without Slowing Down

Education doesn’t have to be an interruption. Focus on the courses that’ll take your career further and learn in a way that fits your busy lifestyle with Suffolk University’s all-new three-credit academic microcredentials.

These short, stackable courses can help you deepen your knowledge or expand your skillset to boost your career and stand out in the job market.

Choose from over 90 cutting-edge courses in five key learning areas.

  • Healthcare, Government, and Nonprofit
  • Business Analysis and Reporting
  • Marketing
  • People Management
  • Data Analytics and Business

Benefits of Earning an Academic Microcredential

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In-Demand

Stay current on the latest trends, technologies, and skills in your field or industry through our experiential curriculum.

Adaptable

Microcredentials work on your timeline, not the other way around. These short, flexible 7- to 14-week courses easily adapt to your schedule.

University-Backed

Earn a high-quality credential with real market value, taught by our world-class faculty and backed by an AACSB-, NASPAA-, and CAHME-accredited graduate business school.

Marketable

After completing an academic microcredential, you’ll receive a digital badge – an easy and effective way to display your achievement.

Why Stop at One?

Our academic microcredentials can stack towards a graduate certificate or even an advanced degree—either directly after completion or in the future. 

Diagram illustrating the stackable nature of microcredentials into certificates; and certificates into degree programs.  Microcredentials: You are here. Stop at one or stack to a certificate.  Certificate: Our graduate certificates can enhance your professional profile to stay competitive in today’s job market. Stop at one or stack to a graduate degree.  Degree Program: Full-time, part-time, hybrid, and dual-degree options available. Learn at the only US business school to hold accreditations from AACSB, NASPAA, and CAHME.

Find an Academic Microcredential at Suffolk

Course Number Course Name Semester

Data Analytics

ISOM-631 Data Analytics with SAS Base Spring
Fall
ISOM-801 Solving Business Problems Using Advanced Excel Spring
Summer
Fall
ISOM-835 Predictive Analytics Spring
Fall

Data Science

ISOM 730 Python for Business Analytics Spring
Summer
Fall
ISOM 829 Advanced Data Management Leveraging ETL Tools Spring
ISOM 839 Prescriptive Analytics: Modeling and Optimization Spring

Course Number Course Name Semester

Business Essentials

MBA-641 Financial Information for Business Management Spring
Fall
MBA-651 Financial Management for Business Decisions Spring
Fall
MBA-661 Marketing in a Changing World Spring
Fall
MBA-671 Operations Management in a Competitive Global Environment Spring
Fall
MBA-715 Integrate Business Fundamentals Spring
Fall

Finance

MBA-615 Economics Spring
Fall
MBA-651 Financial Management for Business Decisions Spring
Fall
FIN-800 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation Spring
Fall
FIN-808 General Theory in Corporate Finance Spring
Summer
Fall
FIN-810 Investment Analysis Spring
Fall

Data Management 

ISOM-821 Data Management and Modeling Spring
Summer
Fall
ISOM-825 Enterprise Data Management Spring
Fall
ISOM-827 Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Spring
Summer
Fall

FinTech

FIN-830 Introduction to FinTech Fall
ISOM-730 Python for Business Analytics Spring
Summer
Fall
FIN-841 Financial Forecasting Fall
FIN-890 Data Analytics & Credit Risk Spring
ISOM-840 Security & Privacy Spring
Fall
ISOM-845 Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, and Storytelling Spring
Summer
Fall

Corporate Finance

FIN-808 General Theory in Corporate Finance Spring
Summer
Fall
FIN-812 Capital Budgeting Spring
FIN-825 International Finance Spring
Summer
Fall
FIN-841 Financial Forecasting Fall
FIN-880 Investment Banking Fall

Risk Management in Finance

FIN-816 Risk Management in Banking and Finance Fall
FIN-882 Applied Risk Management Spring
FIN-890 Data Analytics & Credit Risk Spring

Foundations of Accounting and Taxation

ACCT-801 Graduate Financial Accounting 1 Spring
Fall
ACCT-804 Cost and Managerial Accounting Spring
Fall
TAX-801 Federal Taxation of Income Summer
Fall

Course Number Course Name Semester

Healthcare Management & Leadership 

HLTH-705 Health Systems I: Healthcare in the U.S. Spring
Fall
HLTH-740 Healthcare Management and Human Resources Spring
Fall
HLTH-820 Leadership, Ethics, and Organizational Change in Healthcare Spring
Fall

Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety

HLTH-730 Healthcare Operations Management and Performance Improvement Spring
Fall
HLTH-810 Quality, Patient Safety, and Patient Experience Spring
Summer
Fall
HLTH-855 Advanced Quality, Patient Safety, and Performance Improvement Spring
Summer

Healthcare Analytics

HLTH 707 Evidence Based Healthcare Management Spring
Fall
HLTH 805 Big Data Strategies for Health and Healthcare Spring
Summer
Fall
ISOM 801  Solving Business Problems using Advanced Excel Spring
Summer
Fall
ISOM 835 Predictive Analytics Spring
Fall
ISOM 845 Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, and Storytelling  Spring
Fall

Nonprofit Management

P.AD-815 Nonprofit Management Fall
P.AD-819 Grant Writing and Management Summer
Fall
P.AD-847 Nonprofit Financial Management  Fall
P.AD-848 Nonprofit Law and Ethics Summer
Fall
P.AD-849 Revenue Strategies for Nonprofits Spring

State & Local Government

P.AD-817 Administrative Strategies of State and Local Government Summer
P.AD-810 Public Sector Admin Law Fall
P.AD-814 Collaborative Public Management Fall
P.AD-819 Grant Writing and Management Summer
Fall
P.AD-827 Financing State & Local Government Spring
P.AD-828 Public Service Communication Fall
P.AD-831 Civic Innovation and Citizen Engagement Spring
P.AD-838 Ethics in Public Service Spring
P.AD-839 Leadership and Decision Making in Action Spring
P.AD-842 Workplace and Labor Law Summer

Public Management and Leadership

P.AD-711 Foundations of Public Service and Administration Spring
Fall
P.AD-716 Public Service Human Resource Management  Spring
Fall
P.AD-717 Organizational Change Spring
Fall
P.AD-718 Leadership Strategies for an Interconnected World Spring
Fall

Public and Nonprofit Performance Management

P.AD-863 Introduction to Performance Improvement Strategies Fall
P.AD-864 Performance Measure Capacities Spring

Course Number Course Name Semester

Strategic Marketing

MKT-815 Marketing Foundations and Strategy Spring
Fall
MKT-850 Customer Centricity and Creativity in Marketing Spring
Fall
MKT-855 Digital Marketing Challenges Spring
MKT-877 Customer Experience: a Neuromarketing Perspective Spring

Customer Insights

MKT-819 Global Perspectives in Consumer Marketing Spring
Summer
Fall
MKT-850 Customer Centricity and Creativity in Marketing Spring
Fall
MKT-860 Qualitative Methods and Customer Insights Spring
Fall

Digital Marketing Analytics

ISOM-631 Data Analytics with SAS Base Spring
Fall
MKT-815 Marketing Foundations and Strategy Spring
Fall
MKT-845 Advanced Digital Analytics Spring

Course Number Course Name Semester

Leading Teams & Projects

ISOM-861 Project Management: Gaining Competitive Advantage Spring
Fall
MGT-860 Leading Teams Fall
P.AD-718 Leadership Strategies for an Interconnected World Spring
Fall
P.AD-839 Leadership and Decision Making in Action Spring

Teams & Innovation 

MBA-710 Understanding World Class Clusters Spring
Fall
MBA-721 Collaborate Spring
Summer
Fall
MBA-730 Innovative Thinking Spring
Fall

Managerial Skills

MGOB-725 Managerial Skills Spring
MGOB-855 Conflict & Negotiation Fall
MGOB-810 Emotional Intelligence Fall
ADPR-735 Persuasion Theory Fall

Managing Talent

MGT-610 Organizational Behavior Fall
MGOB-835 Managing Difficult People at Work Spring
Fall
MGOB-841 Bldg Inclusive Organizations Fall

Global Strategy and Leadership

MBA-750 Building Global Connections Spring
Summer
Fall
MBA-760 World Class Strategies Spring
Summer
Fall
MBA-770 Leading and Implementing Change Spring
Summer
Fall