The micro-credential in Academic Ethics focuses on ethical practices in the classroom and beyond. By exploring academic ethics through professional development, fieldwork, and reflection, this micro-credential helps you develop ethical skills to enhance your academic pursuits and subsequently prepares you for a professional career with integrity.
Benefits of the Program: As Student Integrity Ambassadors pursuing this micro-credential, you will be able to-
Credit or Non-Credit:
Who is Eligible:
Current UB students only
In Person (no sections offered online)
Minimum of 2.5
Time to Completion:
Skills Obtained: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Teamwork and Collaboration, Professionalism, Oral and Written Communication, Leadership
To Apply / Requirements: A major component of this micro-credential is the volunteer Student Integrity Ambassador (SIA) program. SIA applications open each spring semester, and students can indicate whether they would like to pursue the micro-credential alongside their ambassadorship. For the micro-credential, ambassadors must serve a minimum of 75 hours.
In addition to serving for two semesters as a Student Integrity Ambassador, you will complete a capstone project. Through the capstone project, you will incorporate your knowledge of academic ethics into a final essay regarding current events or current policy issues.
For more information, please contact:
Assistant Director, Office of Academic Integrity