The Effect of Employer Understanding and Engagement on Non-Degree Credentials

More than 500 Employers Share Their Perceptions

As the workforce evolves, many employers are considering the relevance and use of alternative credentials for upskilling or reskilling employees. This reimagining of workforce education provides an opportunity for higher ed leaders to partner with employers on microcredential programs that drive a funnel of enrollments.

Collegis teamed up with the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) to survey more than 500 employers about their perceptions of microcredentials and interest in partnering with colleges and universities on these non-degree programs.

Download the report to receive insights on:

  • Employer valuation of alternative credentials
  • Employer use of alternative credentials in lieu of degrees in the hiring process
  • What incentivizes employers to work with higher ed institutions
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