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Micro-credential Overview

Earners of the Raspberry Pi and Cloud Web Interface badge have completed the University of Central Oklahoma's CMSC 4313/5313 Internet of Things course. The course studies the ‘things’ that make up the Internet of Things (loT). The topics include what these ‘things’ are, how they are connected, how they communicate with cloud services, how the large set of data collected at IoT can be stored in the cloud storage and how such data can be utilized. Security and privacy issues on IoT are also examined.

What can you do with this micro-credential?

  • Install and configure an operating system on the Raspberry Pi single-board computer;
  • Write application programs for a single-board computer, including the interface programs to use controllers and sensors attached to the single-board computer;
  • Use  cloud services to monitor and control the single-board computer; and,
  • Explain the security and privacy issues in the Internet of Things environment.

Intended Audience

  • UCO students

Instruction Method

• In person or online, synchronous sessions.


• Spring semesters


  • Those interested must be enrolled as a student in UCO’s CMSC 4313/5313 Internet of Things academic course. Registration for this micro-credential is included in the course enrollment.


  • The micro-credential fee is included in the academic course tuition and fees.

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What is a micro-credential?

Micro-credentials provide new opportunities to demonstrate specific knowledge, skills and abilities in ways that create a more complete picture of your capabilities. Upon successful completion and verification of the micro-credential requirements, you will be issued a digital badge that can be displayed and verified online, such as on resumes or professional social media profiles. Digital micro-credentials can provide another way to demonstrate your achievement of competencies and allows you to clearly communicate your capabilities to others.