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We Transform People, Not Products.

IACT is an academic institute training students in the creative competencies that today’s job market demands — while applying those same skills to the students’ diverse disciplines of study.

What's New at IACT?

The University of Dayton now awards micro-credentials demonstrating students have the top skills employers say they want: critical thinking, communication, creative problem solving, resilience and more.

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Micro-credentials Fast Facts


UD courses implementing micro-credentials.


Students have earned micro-credentials in two years.


Micro-credentials awarded since Fall 2020.

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  • Our People
  • The GEM is a “school for schools” - providing opportunities for merging creative skill building into any existing curriculum or programs focused on equity, workforce skill development, and/or personal growth mindset.

    Between our downtown office and The GEM, our spaces at the Hub in the Dayton arcade are well equipped to host anyone who seeks collaborative progress for the City of Dayton.

    From 'K to Gray', The GEM is equipped to advance learning outside of the traditional classroom for all learners. Will you join us?

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    Roesch Library 401 and The Hub (Arcade)
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1364

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