Industry Market Trends

Spotlight on National Career Readiness Certificates

September 16, 2013

Certificate programs are currently the fastest-growing segment of higher education in the United States. Approximately 1 million were awarded in 2010, up from 300,000 in 1994. Last year, the number of students who earned one-to-two-year certificates jumped by 56 percent, compared with a 15-percent increase in the number of bachelor’s degrees and a 25-percent rise in associate degrees. Read More