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

SUNY Rockland Community College

WEBSITE

TYPE

Public Community College

LOCATION

Suffern, New York

COHORT

2022

Implementation stage & efforts to date

Full implementation stage:

  • 17 microcredentials have been implemented.
  • Continue with faculty to develop stackable microcredentials.
  • Infrastructure implemented

Goals for participation

  • To broaden educational pathways for students
  • To provide upskilling opportunities for career advancement
  • To reduce barriers to education
  • To increase retention by creating stackable pathways to degree completion

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