By awarding credit for a range of education, training, and workplace learning and skill building experiences that “stack” toward associate degrees, stackable credential programs help working students develop the skills they need to advance on the job and earn credentials that enable further study – at the same time. This accelerates credit attainment and may increase the likelihood of degree completion.
A new project will assist community and technical colleges in their efforts to embed stackable, industry-recognized credentials within technical associate degree programs. Up to 10 colleges will be selected to receive technical assistance.
Learn about stackable credentials and how they can support employer partners and students.
The Mapping Upward project created tutorials and podcasts offering the perspectives of community college
practitioners on issues relevant to stackable credentials.
Use this interactive tool to quickly find certifications for career and technical education.