AAA Digital Badges


In today's digital world, everything is online. Traditional certificates and association membership recognition are evolving. The American Accounting Association (AAA) has partnered with Accredible to provide digital credentials to recognize your membership, expertise, and commitment to being a Thought Leader in Accounting.

Show the world your membership in the premier association for accounting academics through the American Accounting Association's digital badge and certificate platform.

Access Your Digital Badges HERE Note: Enter your email at this link and you will receive an email with a list of your credentials and links to the digital badges associated with your name and email address.

AAA Member Digital Badges

The AAA Member digital badging system allows you to show the world that you are a member of the American Accounting Association. Benefits include:

  • Increased visibility to connect with others in the AAA.
  • Validate to employers and colleagues that you are a member of a global association.
  • Share your badge on digital platforms and social media, add to your email signature, and to digital résumés.
  • Badges are portable and accessible anytime


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What is a Digital Badge?

A digital badge is a way to show and share your association membership and certifications through sites such as LinkedIn, where employers, colleagues, and others can see it.  You gain access to digital badges and certificates as part of your AAA membership, at no additional cost.

To get the most out of your digital badge, you can:

  • Add it to your ‘Certifications’ on LinkedIn (you can do this with one click on the credential).
  • Share it to your LinkedIn feed to update your network.
  • Add your badge and designation to your email signature to communicate your new status with your colleagues.

See How Digital Badging Works

Watch how to get the most out of your digital credential through printing, sharing, and embedding

Benefits of Digital Badging

Always Accessible

Never worry about losing your certificates−ever. Your credential will always be present via our website.

Easily Shareable

You can share your achievements and commitment to your career. Digital credentials let you showcase it on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter with one click.

Control Your Privacy

Take advantage of searchability and have your achievement be discoverable on search engines or set it to private and share with only selected people. How and when you share your credential is up to you.

Learning and Professional Development, Verified.

Your certifications and AAA Membership can be verified at any time. Your badge on LinkedIn can be linked to your live credential so anyone, anywhere can see what you have achieved.

Portable and Exportable Achievements

Compatibility with Mozilla Open Badges means you can add certificates and Membership to different Backpacks. Embed your credential on your own website, in your email signature or save a PDF of your credential.

How to Find or Retrieve Your Digital Badge

Once you have been issued a badge from us, you will receive an email notification (sent through Accredible) from New members will receiv their badges within 2 weeks of joining the Association. For certificate programs, please allow for up to 2 weeks after you complete your certification exam for your credential notice to be delivered. The notification email will be delivered to the email address you supplied and will give you a link to your badge.


Questions about Digital Badging?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Search Accredible's FAQs for help on how to use your new digital badge and more!
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Further Assistance

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