What Is a Microcredential?

Refresh your skills, prove your relevancy to prospective employers, or make a career change! 

With the ever-evolving job market, working professionals need to retain a competitive advantage. Buffalo State microcredentials are specialized areas of study that  can be completed in much shorter time spans than traditional degree and certificate programs.

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American Sign Language (ASL) Microcredential

The Exceptional Education and Speech-Language Pathology departments are offering a microcredential in American Sign Language to Buffalo State undergraduate students.

  • Valuable transcript addition
  • Marketable skills
  • Grab attention of employers and graduate schools

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Courses

SLP 101 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

  • Summer 2022 Early Session: May 31July 1, 2022
    (Online Synchronous; M–F; 8:00–9:30 p.m.)
     
  • Fall 2022 Session: August 29December 15, 2022
    (In-person; T/TH 9:25–10:40 a.m. or 10:50 a.m. –12:05 p.m.
     
  • J-Term: January 424, 2023
    (Online Asynchronous)

SLP 201 INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

  • Summer 2022 Late Session: July 11–August 12, 2022
    (Online Synchronous; M–F; 8:00–9:30 p.m.)
     
  • Fall 2022 Session: August 29–December 15, 2022
    (In-person; T/TH 9:25–10:40 a.m. or 1:40–2:55 p.m.)

SLP 301 ADVANCED AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

  • Fall 2022 Session: August 29–December 15, 2022
    (In-person; Wednesdays, 9:00–11:40 a.m.)

SLP 330 DEAF CULTURE IN AMERICA

  • Spring 2023 Session: January 30–May 18, 2023
    (In-person)

EXE 324/524 SIGN LANGUAGE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

  • Spring 2023 Session: January 30–May 18, 2023
    (In-person)

 

Notes

  • Microcredential notation is attached to transcript and on Degree Works once all five courses are completed.
  • The courses in this microcredential may or may not be eligible for financial aid. Please consult with the Financial Aid Office.