Event (Past)

WEBINAR: Building the U.S. Workforce Through Stackable Credentials

More and more, community colleges and regional universities are offering short-term certificates in fields like health care, information technology, and advanced manufacturing. Students can then “stack” these credentials and use them toward longer-term advanced degrees. This RAND webinar breaks down the evidence on the short-term stackable credential movement: Who is earning these credentials? Do they “pay off” in the long run? What are the drawbacks? Are there barriers to equity?