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    Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees

    Certificates Gateway to Gainful Employment CoverPublished by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2012

    This report looks at who earns certificates; occupations and earnings returns for certificate holders; and where certificate programs and workers are located.

    • On average, certificate holders earn 20 percent more than high school graduates without any postsecondary education.
    • A certificate holder’s field (or program) of study can also influence earnings, especially if they work in an occupation related to their training.
    • Some certificate holders earn as much as or even more than workers with college degrees.

    To view the full report, click here.

    Categories: Career and Technical Education