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

Kennesaw State University

WEBSITE

LOCATION

Kennesaw, Georgia

COHORT

2023

Implementation stage & efforts to date Full implementation stage

  • Established a university-wide micro-credential effort in 2020 in order to ensure inclusivity, rigor, and trust among the internal and external stakeholders who could better recognize their brand. 
  • Established a clear and consistent taxonomy of micro-credentials, increased their visibility and value to learners, and worked toward becoming a more equitable and accessible institution.
Goals for 

participation 

  • Leverage their current expertise with micro-credentials in order to provide greater pathways for students to pursue educational opportunities in a manner that supports their personal and professional goals.

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