In-demand career paths

The Mitchell Hub is a center for professional learning and upskilling, offering online microlearning for in-demand careers. We support learners throughout their experience by encouraging learning success, providing technology support, and building connections for career growth – digitally and on campus.  

Affordable & Flexible

Courses can start any time. 

All courses are asynchronous (no scheduled meeting times). 

Course costs may be covered through payment plans, military, or government assistance.  

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We’re with you all the way

All learners have access to the Digital Hub, which offers resources, support, and opportunities for community engagement. 

Advisors, mentors, and support staff are available to help you choose your course and be successful in completing it. 

Local learners can visit the Hub on the Mitchell College campus. 

Employer Solutions

Companies face a number of challenges recruiting, retaining, and developing staff in today’s tight labor market and rapidly changing skill environment. 

Integrating microcredentials into onboarding, upskilling, and retraining strategies can provide flexible and cost-effective solutions. 

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Why Microcredentials?

Affordable way to build the knowledge and skills you need.

Online learning on your own time

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Pathway to Industry Credentials and Professional Growth

Professional Learning & Upskilling At A Glance 

71%

of US employers say microcredentials increase likelihood of promotion  

84%​

of CT employers say it is hard to find and retain employees**

37%​

of US employees needed skills training over the past 5 years.***

* “Credentials at Work: Employer Perceptions of Short-Term Credentials”, 2021 UPCEA & Inside Track
**CBIA’s 2022 Survey of Connecticut Businesses
*** “How Skills Are Disrupting Work: The Transformational Power of Fast Growing, In-Demand Skills”, 2022, Business-Higher Education Forum

Certification
Courses

Certification courses align with nationally-recognized industry exams and the course cost for most include the exam fee. Instructors are available throughout for questions and feedback. Courses are available in IT, Cybersecurity, Business, Finance, Healthcare, and other areas. See course details for full descriptions and expected learning hours.

Professional
Skill Courses

Professional skill courses focus on specific areas of expertise and growth. There are no prerequisites or certification exams. Adults at any stage of their career can benefit from topics in management, communication, leadership, accounting, health, and many other areas. Courses can be self-paced or instructor-led and can be completed in 4-6 weeks.

Featured Courses

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Courses are flexible in length of time and many provide a path to industry-certification.

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Learners can access success and support hubs on-campus and online.

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Courses completed entirely online.

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Learning experience is based on the values of
access, flexibility, and connectedness.