This is a small institution implementing a credential-as-you-go model in January 2023.
Beginning in 2023, new students will earn a certificate in Business Fundamentals after completing the first 37 credits common to all Business Management tracks. They can follow with a certificate in accounting or entrepreneurship before completing an associate’s degree, demonstrating mastery in essential areas.
Also, beginning in 2023, all AAS degrees at HJC will share four General Education courses, earning a Civics Certificate on their way to their associate’s degree.
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Provide market-relevant stackable certificates as students progress toward an associate’s degree; offer valuable short-term credentials leading to jobs.
Learn about the relationship between incremental credentialing (from micro-credentials to certificates to degrees) and financial aid.
Learn about Competency-Based Education + incremental credentialing.