(72) Furthermore, a recent analysis of the ATES by researchers from New America finds that adults without bachelor's degrees but with nondegree
credentials are more likely to be employed and earn more money than adults without a nondegree
credential, albeit with significant disparities in earnings by gender and occupational area.
Most of these occupations require an associate's degree or a postsecondary nondegree
award, such as a certificate.
The program includes a range of programs to support faculty and staff through scholarships for master's and doctoral programs, locally and abroad, nondegree
programs, as well as institutional grants for HEIs.
The body regulating all nondegree
qualifications in Wales, Qualifications Wales, says the unprecedented number of early entries this year may impact this week's overall results and it is carrying out research to look at what is going on.
While Hagedorn and Purnamasari (2014) argue for the definition of community college leadership programs as graduate degrees or graduate-level certificates, they acknowledge the existence of nondegree
professional development options and elective courses available to aspiring community college leaders, stipulating that these courses should not be considered, in and of themselves, as adequate preparation for community college leadership.
Among Reamers list of recommendations for federal and state data improvements, he calls for adding occupation information to state Unemployment Insurance wage records, along with incorporating shorter-term nondegree
credentials along with traditional degrees into statewide longitudinal data systems that can show how people go through all of the stages of education and training, and into the workforce.
They show that default is highly concentrated among students (i) who attend for-profit and, to a lesser extent, public 2-year schools, (ii) who enroll in nondegree
, certificate-granting, and 2-year programs, (iii) who attend nonselective schools, and (iv) who are nontraditional.
In addition to information about degree and nondegree
programs, the clearinghouse offers links to short courses, webinars, and tutorials from other providers.
Priority registration will also be given to continuing students who have met these criteria, are in good academic standing, and have not exceeded 100 units (not including nondegree
applicable basic skills classes).
In most places, where college degree holders are one-sixth to one-third of the population, the nondegree
measure is much larger than the degree-holder measure (as in Bakersfield and Nashville).
or certificate programs can help in updating the skills and techniques of elected officials and managers who may never have studied this subject in their professional or other degree programs.
Concerns over transfers and nondegree
students are, or can, at least be partially controlled for through appropriate study design.