About Lake Superior State University

Lake Superior State University (LSSU) is an ideal destination for individuals seeking micro-credentials in various fields. As a public university located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA, LSSU offers a range of micro-credential programs designed to meet the needs of busy professionals who want to upskill or reskill in their respective fields. These programs are taught by industry experts and provide hands-on learning experiences that prepare students for the workforce.

LSSU's micro-credential programs are an excellent choice for individuals seeking targeted, flexible, and affordable education to advance their careers. With a commitment to providing quality education and personalized attention, LSSU is the perfect place to pursue your micro-credential goals.


What are Micro-Credentials

A micro-credential is a professional learning pathway where students gain skill sets in a specific technical area and receive a credential within a matter of weeks. Micro-credentials are affordable, flexible, and industry-based which allows a student to complete a course at their own pace while assuring they are gaining industry knowledge and skills.

Current Programs

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This credential is designed for School Leaders who want to learn more about how to support faculty who teach students with a variety of learning disabilities.
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This credential aims to enhance the skills and knowledge needed to work in the cannabis industry.
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The program introduces student learners to the best practices used by cannabis business operators in the cannabis industry within the United States.
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This course focuses on inward and outward to gain a full understanding of how our brain works with us and without us, why our brain is wired to use bias in problem-solving, and how to re-wire those decisions to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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This credential is for the current or perspective Food Truck Entrepreneur, owner and operator. The Food Truck Industry is a growing industry that is quickly outpacing traditional restaurant growth, providing many benefits to both consumers and truck owners!
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This course addresses the skill gaps that exist in the insurance industry by providing a core, foundational understanding of sales, advanced sales conversion optimization strategies, productivity planning, and an overview of technologies expected to be utilized in today’s insurance market.
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This program is carefully designed to aid cannabis dispensary associates in gaining knowledge on the various aspects of Medicinal Cannabis Science through interactive activities, videos, quizzes, and real-life scenarios.
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With this credential, learners will establish a foundational understanding of Smart Manufacturing, from the core underlying technologies to its impact on an organization and its people. Intended for anyone in a manufacturing company seeking to understand how modern technologies are being applied to drive value for the business.
Soft Skills
The soft skills certificate is designed to help learners improve their non-technical skills, personal attributes, and communication abilities. These skills are essential in the workplace, and they can have a significant impact on an individual's professional and personal life.

Still Have Questions?

What are the steps in the enrollment process?

It is as easy as clicking on "Enroll Now" and submitting your information and payment. If you need any assistance before enrolling please reach out to one of our Admissions Counselors at LSSU.Admissions@focusedusolutions.com.

What are the technical and equipment requirements?

For best performance, you should be using the most up-to-date version of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari. These Micro-Credentials can be run on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser.

Supported Browsers:

Current and first previous major releases of the following browsers are supported.

  • Chrome 96 and 97 or higher

  • Firefox 95 and 96 or higher

  • Safari 14 and 15 (Macintosh only) or higher

  • Edge 96 and 97 or higher

Is financial aid available?

We currently offer installment plans for a flexible and affordable option. For more payment options please contact an Admissions Counselor at LSSU.Admissions@focusedusolutions.com.

What is the refund policy?
  • No refund will be issued if the student has paid in full or in part and has logged in to the LMS with the login credentials.
  • A student with access to the course will not be eligible for refunds. Access entails logging in to the course.
  • A student is allowed a full refund of the purchase price within 24 hrs. if the user does not log in to the LMS.
  • No refunds are allowed after 24 hrs. of purchase, even if the student does not log in to the course indefinitely.
Who do I contact if I have additional questions?

Please feel free to use any of these options to reach out to us. We would love to hear from you!

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