Science of Reading Fundamentals

The Science of Reading Fundamentals microcredential (SoRF MC) is a fully asynchronous online, non-credit microcredential delivered in the D2L Brightspace platform designed for practicing P-12 teachers and others interested in learning about the research-based building blocks of reading instruction. The SoRF MC covers the five pillars of the Science of Reading -- phonemic awareness, phonics (including alphabetic principle and orthography), fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The microcredential can be completed in as little as seven weeks or as long as six months. NYS teachers  can receive 35 CTLE hours upon completion.

To learn more, please contact:

Dr. Laurel M. Garrick Duhaney, Program Manager
Associate Provost for Institutional Strategic Planning, Assessment, &  Accreditation
Phone: 845-257-3287 | Email:

Healthcare Administration

The Healthcare Administration microcredential recognizes the completion of a three-course sequence covering healthcare policy, healthcare financing, and healthcare administration. With the projected growth of more than 20% in healthcare administration jobs between 2016-2026, there is considerable demand for professionals with knowledge of the healthcare field. The healthcare administration microcredential exists within the MBA program as a selection of electives that allow students to add a specialized expertise without investing in a second master's degree. Although situated within the MBA program, non-matriculated students are eligible to earn this microcredential as well. 

To learn more, please contact:

Aaron Hines, Assistant Dean for MBA Programs
School of Business
Phone: 845-257-2968 | Email: