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Digital Badges

Digital Badge ExpertLand a new job. Become your own boss. Change careers. Prepare for an exam. Earn a license. It can start with a Harper College Digital Badge. 

Harper has partnered with digital badging leader Pearson Acclaim to provide you with your own web-based profile at YourAcclaim.com where all your badges are displayed. Employers, business partners and others can now conveniently click your badge to access reliable, verified evidence of what you can do.

All about the Harper Digital Badge Program

Digital Badge Video

In less than one year of badging with Acclaim, Harper College’s Continuing Education department issued nearly 1,000 badges from a catalog of over 50 different badge types. Their badges recognize skills and learning outcomes that create professional opportunities for Harper College students in a way that makes it easy for employers to instantly recognize and value their capabilities. -- Acclaim Case Study on Harper CE


Digital Badges are available for many career skills.

Here is the complete, current list of Harper Digital Badges. The courses required for any given badge may not be scheduled every term. Check to make sure the courses you want are currently being offered. Click the links below to learn more about that badge. If there is no link for the badge you want, then background information is still being developed. 

Contact Continuing Education

Call: 847.925.6300

In-Person: Wojcik Conference Center Lobby, Building W, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine