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Explore AACRAOs microcredentials. Aligned with our competency and proficiency framework, AACRAO's on-demand training will build your skills and enhance your resume.

The International Series offers a variety of courses specifically designed to support international admissions officers and international credential evaluation professionals in their continuing professional development. The International Series currently offers two courses on the methodology of international credential evaluation, The Fundamentals and Transfer Credit, and eight additional courses on specific countries or systems. All courses in the Series utilize an interactive approach with hands-on exercises providing a real-life evaluation experience through the use of authentic credentials and documents.

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Compliance Corner/Govt Relations

The AACRAO mini-series of courses in the Compliance Corner provides an overview of federal statutory and regulatory requirements that often fall under the purview of the registrar, admissions, or enrollment services offices on campus. Topics include FERPA Basics, GDPR vs FERPA, Solomon Amendment, Clery Act Basics, Voter Registration, Constitution Day, and Decennial Census.

Business Process Improvement

The AACRAO Series: Business Process Improvement introduces key concepts and methodologies necessary for any professional interested in improving their operations. Key concepts include understanding what business process improvement (BPI) is and why it is important, identifying parts of a process in need of improvement, and who needs to be invited to the party to create a strong team. This course will provide the fundamentals on how business process improvement can be used to effectively manage change.


The AACRAO self-paced FERPA course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The course is divided into four sections Definitions, Compliance, and Exceptions, and each section will familiarize you with proper regulatory terminology and compliant practices related to the handling of education records. Knowing the terminology and what is required for basic compliance will allow you to properly address common FERPA issues.

Records Management

The AACRAO Series: Records Management introduces key concepts necessary in records management in higher education. Key concepts include understanding what records management is and why it is important, identifying who needs to be invited to the party, how to differentiate between different types of records, and the policies and procedures necessary to manage them well. This course will also provide the fundamentals on the when, why, and how of records destruction.

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