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Data Matters: Certificate Popularity Is on the Rise

By Rebecca L. Weber

Learn more about the fastest-growing postsecondary credential in the United States.

Certificates have surged in popularity in the past 20 years — in fact, they’re the fastest-growing postsecondary credential in the United States, according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. In some instances, data show certificates may even be a better investment than a college degree. Check out our infographic below for more stats.

Certificate on Rise
Rebecca L. Weber

is a contributor to the 21st-Century Center.

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