MicroMasters® Programs are a Pathway to Today’s Top Jobs
MicroMasters programs are a series of graduate level courses from top universities designed to advance your career. They provide deep learning in a specific career field and are recognized by employers for their real job relevance. Students may apply to the university offering credit for the MicroMasters program certificate and, if accepted, can pursue an accelerated and less expensive Master’s Degree.
MicroMasters® Program Success Stories
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"I’ve learned so much and everything I’m learning can be applied to a future job. It’s also something good to show on my CV.".
The material I am learning in the MicroMasters program is useful every single day and has helped me become very effective in a leadership role.
“A month after completing the MicroMasters program, I started my new role with increased responsibility and a significant pay bump.”
How a MicroMasters® Program Works
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Learn Great Things at Your Own Pace
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Frequently Asked Questions
- No, earning a MicroMasters program certificate does not guarantee admission to a full master's degree program. Program completers must meet RIT’s admission criteria upon application. Learners who apply and are accepted into the on-campus or online master of science in professional studies will be able to apply their work toward the degree.
- The number of credits offered varies across MicroMasters programs. Each university determines the number of credits the MicroMasters program certificate will count as towards the on-campus degree.
- While earning a MicroMasters program certificate will give you the tools to excel in the industry and area of focus of the program, it does not guarantee you an interview or job. You can share your program certificate on your LinkedIn page and resume to demonstrate your accomplishments and highlight your knowledge.