Certificate Programs Leading to Higher Paying Jobs

Certificate Programs Leading to Higher Paying Jobs

Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment

A recent study released by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce discovered that certificate programs have a clear and demonstrable economic value with returns of 20% above earnings of high school graduates, this can account for $240,000 over lifetime earnings. These educational awards also provide the on-ramp to college education and middle-class jobs for low-income, minority and immigrant Americans who are often the first in their families to attend college.

For the unemployed & underemployed, certificates can offer a jumpstart in the labor market, with a quick return as those who earn certificates can be working in their chosen industry in as little time as one year compared to 4 years with a traditional degree program.  Here is an interview with one of the authors of the study Stephen Rose

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