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What is a Microcredential?

The Department of Applied Engineering currently offers the following microcredential:

  • Industrial Leadership Microcredential

A microcredential is an undergraduate short-term program between 6-9 credit hours. Microcredentials allow participants to learn skills and concepts relevant to today's workforce needs. These small programs specifically equip professionals with the skills to make their businesses more competitive in today's global marketplace.

Industrial Leadership Microcredential

This program is for individuals employed in the manufacturing workforce. Students will learn to demonstrate best workplace supervision and leadership practices, manage and motivate employees, develop teams, resolve conflicts, and communicate effectively.

Program Details

Courses are delivered 100% online and asynchronous (no required meeting times) for flexibility

Courses are taught by full-time faculty members at JSU using the Canvas platform

Required Courses

Students must take AE 305, AE 405, and AE 407 to complete the microcredential. AE 305 is the prerequisite for AE 405 and AE 407. All courses must be passed with a grade of C or better.

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours Term Offered
AE 305 Industrial Supervision 3 Fall A 2024
AE 407 Industrial Organization and Function 3 Fall B 2024
AE 405 Industrial Leadership 3 Spring 2025


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