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Certificate Programs

3 Reasons Why Coaching Certifications Are A Waste of Money

Ashley Stahl | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

Credentials, qualifications, advanced degrees: Look around today, and it can start to feel like the only thing standing between you and your dream job is another expensive prerequisite. Not to mention, one that's going to cost you a lot in energy and time.

Community Colleges and Tech Support

Tom Snyder | Posted 06.17.2016 | College
Tom Snyder

Whether it is a Mom-and-Pop business or a multi-national company, they both share a common need -- reliable tech support. But we are facing a crisis in this country because there are more jobs available in technology than there are highly skilled people to fill them.

Community Colleges and the Skills Gap

Tom Snyder | Posted 04.26.2015 | College
Tom Snyder

President Obama's proposal for a free community college education would work wonders for many people. But it's important to remember that even today, community colleges are very affordable resource.

8 Professions Where You Can Make Way More Money With A Certificate

Posted 02.17.2015 | Business

It’s no secret that higher education often leads to better, and higher paying, jobs. But even if you are in a job that only requires a Bachelor’s ...

Research Supports Work of Community Colleges

Tom Snyder | Posted 09.28.2013 | College
Tom Snyder

We need to recognize that not everyone should attend a four-year institution. There are good jobs available for those with a community college degree or graduates of a certificate program.

Job Cred: Social Media Certification Revs the Resume

Jason Schmitt | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
Jason Schmitt

For the first time ever, the skill sets and resume building certifications that relate to the newest iteration of digital proficiencies are cheap, accessible, and increasingly credible.

Professional Certification From a Community College: A Solution for the Unemployed

Tom Snyder | Posted 12.31.2012 | College
Tom Snyder

Older workers with family responsibilities and reduced income don't have the luxury of going back to college full-time to acquire new, marketable skills. That's why certification programs at community colleges are the ideal solution.

Certificate Training: The Growing Win-Win Partnership Between Academia And Industry

Philip C. Williams | Posted 08.29.2012 | College
Philip C. Williams

The trend in higher education is the development of custom-designed, post-baccalaureate certificates to meet the needs of our ever-more-specialized knowledge economy.

The Certificate Myth

Daniel Luzer | Posted 08.15.2012 | College
Daniel Luzer

What if vocational certificates are the future of higher education? The certificate story is the latest topic in "higher education's future" news. Maybe in the future most people won't study in college for four years at all.

How To Boost Your Salary If You Don't Have A College Degree

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.07.2012 | Money

If you want to quickly build your credentials for higher pay, you may want to get a certificate. A certificate program is a course of study that ty...

The Other Debt Crisis

Tom Silva | Posted 10.01.2011 | College
Tom Silva

One would be hard pressed to show how a degree in Professional Golf Management accords with the spirit of Francis Bacon or Erasmus. It proves even more difficult to explain why it is priced at six-figures.