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Microcredentials can be offered as part of a curriculum, standalone courses or professional development.
No matter your goals, microcredentials help you accomplish upward job movement without slowing you down.

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Credentials you need at a price you can afford

High Quality

As an HLC accredited institution, Butler is committed to academic integrity for every microcredential offered.


Microcredentials are courses with real educational value. Use individually in the workplace for immediate benefit and apply them toward certificate and two-year degree requirements.



Microcredentials support industry needs and are an easy way for leaders to understand and value your skillset.


Microcredentials are recordable college credits for your transcript. Some may also provide a digital badge for your professional brand.


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Fees, Formats and Length of Time

  • The time it takes for completion depends on the microcredential you select. Some microcredentials range from a few weeks to a full semester.
  • Fees vary depending on what type of student you are.
  • Butler's microcredentials are available 100 percent online, except for Fire Science & EMT/AEMT classes, which are taken in person.

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Employers & Industry Partners

Business owners and managers can lean on Butler's microcredential offerings to elevate their employees' skill levels and credibility. Butler focuses its microcredential classes on high-demand fields and skillsets such as Adobe, Outlook, IT, Fire Science & EMT/AEMT. Inspire your employees to learn new skills.

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Locate the CRN number listed with the class you want to take. You will need the CRN number when filling out guest enrollment forms. Charges based on 23/24 Academic Year for In-State Residency. Check back often as new microcredentials are added.


CertiPort Certification

Through your coursework you may qualify to take industry certification exams. Butler community Colleges Interactive Design (ID) Department is a certified Certiport Testing Center for Microsoft and Adobe certifications and administer those tests on campus to students enrolled in or completers of certain ID classes. Testing is provided as a free service to current students of the ID Department. These tests include certifications in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects and others. Please see your Department Chair for full details.


Photoshop Fundamentals - ID101

Animate Fundamentals - ID102

Illustrator Fundamentals - ID103

InDesign Fundamentals - ID104

Digital Video Production 1 - ID112

Digital Video Production 2 - ID212




CompTIA A+ Essentials and Applications - IS101

CompTIA Network+ - IS102

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations - IS110

AWS Academy Cloud Architecting - IS111

Network Clients - IS150

Microsoft Administration 1- IS151

Administering Windows Server - IS152

CompTIA Security+ - IS203

Advanced Security Practitioner - IS251

CCNA Internetworking Fundamentals - IS253




Introduction to Word - BE165

Introduction to Excel - BE170

Introduction to Access - BE180


Fire Science & EMT/AEMT


Firefighter 1 - FS100

Firefighter 2 - FS200

Hazardous Materials for the First Responder - FS207

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - FS212

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) - FS255


Need help deciding which microcredential is right for you? Talk to an advisor today.