Moving from a Degree-Centric Postsecondary System to an Incremental Credentialing System: What Happens to Learners’ Financing Options?

Participant Profile

CREDENTIAL AS YOU GO PARTICIPANT

Harford Community College

WEBSITE

TYPE

Community College

LOCATION

Bel Air, Maryland

COHORT

2023

Implementation stage & efforts to date

Early implementation 

  • Pathway efforts for learners 
  • Integration or restructuring efforts between noncredit and credit units
  • Data collection to incorporate non-degree data into campus and/or state data systems
  • Planning efforts to move into incremental credentialing
  • Working with third party groups or intermediaries

Goals for participation

Have a pilot program divided into 16 stackable credentials set to launch in March of 2023 ▬ will work to improve our pilot program and promote credentials to our community.

Associated Case Studies

Improving Education and Employment Outcomes