Badge programs can make you more competitive in your field

Professionals looking to boost their skillsets can enroll in the one or many of the Badge courses offered at Wichita State. These badges can not only teach you new skills, but also enhance your current knowledge base.

Computer Programing for Engineers badge

One such series of Badges is the Engineering Computer Programming series, which includes different segments of computer programming, designed for professionals with an engineering background. Badges in this series cover basic computer programming, linear systems, numerical analysis and optimization.

Badges are bite-sized, one credit hour or less courses designed to work within the working professional’s schedule. They can be taken at your own pace and use Open Educational Resources, meaning you don’t need to pay for a textbook.

To learn more about Badges, including how to enroll for the fall 2024 semester, visit, or fill out the Badge interest form for any questions you may have.

Wichita State has been a leader in creating a standard for microcredentials, allowing employers to be confident that meaningful learning has occurred when you list the badge on your resume. Badges are developed with input from employers, government licensing agencies, trade associations and faculty.