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Digital certificates and badges

Proudly share your new skills with a Certificate of Completion and digital badge.

Digital certificate

When you successfully complete your course with a score of 85% or higher on each assessment, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Then you can share your certificate on your resumé and LinkedIn®.

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Certificate for Social Media Marketing Foundation awarded to Adam Smith.

Digital badges

University of Phoenix Professional Development courses are integrated with Credly to help you earn badges you can share on your resumé and LinkedIn® profile. If you score 85% or higher on each of the four skills assessments in your course, you will earn a course-level Credly badge.

Professional Development Badges.

Share the Credly badges you earn in various ways:

Frequently asked questions

University of Phoenix professional development badges are shareable digital representations of your learning achievements. They help you celebrate and showcase your growing knowledge and skills to friends, colleagues, and current and/or potential employers.

Professional development badges are available at the course level. Each badge represents four skills, one from each of the modules within a course.

Course badges can be earned by successfully scoring an 85% or higher on all assessments within a course.

University of Phoenix professional development badges are issued by our partner, Credly.

Once you have successfully reached the requirement for a badge, you will see a “Get my badge” button on your course performance page. You will need to create a free Credly account where you can store and share your badges. Check out Credly’s easy “How do I get started?” instructions to get a head start.

University of Phoenix professional development courses are integrated with Credly to help you earn Credly badges you can share on your resumé and LinkedIn profile. If you score 85% or higher in demonstrating the skills you learn, you can earn these badges.

Share the badges you earn in various ways:

  • Upload them to your social media profiles like LinkedIn
    • LinkedIn badges are an eye-catching way to show employers what you can do
  • Add them to your professional email signature
  • Highlight them on your resumé or online portfolio
  • Download them as certificates

Skills are built into each course you will take. And they align to the competencies today's employers are looking for. For example, if you take the AWS Cloud Practitioner course, you can earn one badge that demonstrates you have earned multiple skills, such as:

  • Cloud Computing
  • DevOps
  • Cyber Security
  • Auditing
  • Solution Architecture