Upcoming Micro Courses

Micro Courses

In this micro course, you will learn the foundations and principles of Catholic social teaching, examine the ways these are applied to current social issues, and reflect on your own commitment to live more justly.


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This micro course is for working professionals or anyone who desires to see their work in the context of their own deeper sense of purpose and fulfillment. The course does not presume any religious faith but will assist you in exploring the role spirituality plays in your own life and the world you live in.


December 1-28, 2021, Online
In this micro course, you will explore foundational Catholic teachings on prayer as relationship, revealed by Jesus in the gospels. The goal of this micro course is to help you grow in self-knowledge about how your spiritual life shapes your interpersonal and social responsibilities.


November 1-28, 2021, Online

Badge Programs

During this badge program, you will examine the spiritual dimensions of human experience and the search for fulfillment, examine the fundamentals of Catholic social teaching, and explore Christian prayer. The purpose of this badge program is to assist you in reflecting on your beliefs and values and how these shape your life decisions, interpersonal relationships, and sense of social responsibility. This badge program does not presume any religious faith or belonging and is meant to serve those seeking a deeper sense of purpose in their life who would like to explore the role spirituality plays in their lives, workplaces, and/or communities. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: An Inner Compass: Exploring Spirituality; A Moral Compass: Catholic Social Teaching; and The Christian Compass: Exploring Prayer and Action. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.