Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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Process to create a micro-credential program

Critical steps in new program creation

Interested in creating a micro-credential program? Follow the below steps or reach out to us if you have questions.

Program creation process

Step one

Program request process

Complete the proposal of concept section (pages 1 and 2) of the program request form.

Step two


Meet with the Continuing Education staff and a market analysis will be conducted if appropriate.

Step three

Develop a proposal and submit

  • Develop a proposal based on the results of market analysis.
  • You’ll include learning outcomes, format, course lengths, resources needed, etc.
  • The Provost’s Office reviews proposals. If approved to move forward in the process, go to the next step.

Step four

Develop competencies

  • Work with one of our instructional designers to align learning outcomes with competencies.
  • The academic unit signs memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Continuing Education.
  • Course is now ready to be launched.