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Certificate Programs

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.