A digital badge refers to a visual representation of learned skills and knowledge.  It can be earned by attending a credit or non-credit bearing course, accomplishing a particular course requirement (co-curricular), developing a competency, or acquiring knowledge necessary for professional development.

NJ ACTS is now offering Badges in the following areas – click links to learn more:


Badge Description
Clinical Research Coordination Level 1 To introduce individuals to the responsibilities, knowledge, and tasks performed by entry-level Clinical Research Coordinators.
Community Scientist For community members interested in learning how human subject research can be conducted effectively and safely in their communities.
Lab-to-Market Provides innovators with the understanding to translate academic discoveries into practical solutions.
Team Science: Collaboration in Biomedical Sciences Provides individuals with the key skills, abilities, and knowledge of the principles of team science to conduct transdisciplinary, team-based translational research in the biomedical sciences.
Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Data Science: 3 Badge Series NEW!  A series teaching the process and methods of machine learning as used in clinical research and reporting. Designed for students who are already professionally engaged in health care or public health and who want to improve their technical skills.