New Coursera survey: Industry certificates hold strong appeal for college students and employers

From Forbes: “Coursera conducted the new study in collaboration with the market research firm Dynata, which surveyed 3,600 students and employers across eight countries – Australia, India, France, Germany, Mexico, Turkey, the UK, and the United States – about ‘the motivations, needs, and challenges’ of degree-seeking students and employers hiring them. … Including professional certificates in an academic program makes students, on average, 75% more likely to enroll in that program. … Among U.S. employers: 86% agreed that earning an industry micro-credential strengthens a candidate’s job application.”

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