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Embedding and Aligning Certifications with Academic Programs

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Albert, K., Cardenas-Navia, I., Crawford, S., Elzey, K., Forte, J., Ganzglass, E., Goldberg, M., Good, L., & Swift, R. (2022). Recertification: A Distinguishing Feature of Certificationshttps://share.ansi.org/wc/Shared%20Documents/Workcred-Reports/Understanding-Certifications-Study/Recertification-A-Distinguishing-Feature-of-Certifications.pdf

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St. Petersburg College (n.d.). Veterinary Practice Management Certificatehttps://www.spcollege.edu/future-students/degrees-training/health-sciences-and-veterinary-technology/veterinary-technology/veterinary-practice-management-certificate

Swift, R., Elzey, K., Cardenas-Navia, I., Hansen, R., Uranis, J., Martin, S., Jyotishi, S., Garmise, S., Rodriguez, A. (2020). Embedding Certifications into Bachelor’s Degrees: Certification-Degree Pathways Projecthttps://workcred.org/Documents/Embedding-Certifications-Into-Bachelors-Degrees-Certification-Degree-Pathways-Project-Framework-Report-November-2020.pdf

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Workcred, Coalition of Urban Serving Universities, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, &

UPCEA. (2020a). Appendices to Certification-Degree Pathways Project Frameworkhttps://workcred.org/Documents/Appendices-Embedding-Certifications-into-Bachelors-Degrees-Certification-Degree-Pathway-Project-2020.pdf

Workcred, Coalition of Urban Serving Universities, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, & UPCEA. (2020b). Questions Universities Can Ask Certification Bodies to Assess Quality of Certifications: To Align or Embed with Academic Programs. https://workcred.org/Documents/Questions-Universities-Should-Ask-Certification-Bodies.pdf

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