Credential count approaches 1 Million

From Inside Higher Ed: “The nonprofit Credential Engine has identified 967,734 unique credentials on offer in the U.S. as part of an ongoing effort to catalog degrees, certificates, badges, licenses and apprenticeships. More than half of the nearly one million credentials are offered by nonacademic institutions, according to data collected by the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness and published by Credential Engine … ‘Employers and workers are scrambling after the economy faced unexpected and painful roadblocks amid a global pandemic,’ said Scott Cheney, CEO of Credential Engine … ‘They shouldn’t have to guess which skills and credentials meet their needs … Painting a clear picture of the credential landscape is a critical first step in helping illuminate effective pathways back to economic security.’”
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