Associate degrees

Colleges award similar number of certificates and associate’s degrees combined with bachelor’s degrees – Spaces4Learning

Business New Report: Colleges Award Similar Number of Certificates and Associate’s Combined to Bachelor’s Degrees WASHINGTON, DC — While a bachelor’s degree is the gold standard for stable employment and lifetime earnings, it’s not the only path to economic opportunity. A new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce (CEW) finds that […]

Associate degrees

Associate’s certificates and degrees can surpass the bachelor’s degree

A new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce finds that nationally, colleges award as many certificates and associate degrees combined as they award bachelor’s degrees. Colleges award about two million bachelor’s degrees and about one million associate’s degrees and one million certificates each year. The study also revealed that the field of […]

Associate degrees

What is the value of certificates and associated degrees? |

Black and Latino students remain overrepresented in certificate and associate degree programs A new study sheds light on the earning potential of associate degree and certificate holders, such as these 2015 graduates of Howard Community College in Maryland. The future earnings of associate degree and certificate holders are closely tied to certain fields of study […]

Associate degrees

Bill would pay CSU tuition for those earning associate degrees

ROCKVILLE — Solano Community College students who graduate with an associate degree would get two years of paid tuition at a California state university if legislation drafted by Los Angeles Assemblyman Miguel Santiago becomes law. “The cost of a bachelor’s degree is just too high. Our students deserve the chance to graduate without being burdened […]