DataPoints

The value of credentials in the labor market: Professional certifications and licenses have been important in promoting employment pipelines for individuals, especially in occupations such as healthcare, law and project management. (Read the PDF.)

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About the Author

Kent Phillippe / Rahel Tekle
Kent Phillippe is associate vice president for research and student success at the American Association of Community Colleges. Rahel Tekle is an AACC research associate.