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

Incremental Credentialing Framework

Incremental Credentialing Framework

The Incremental Credentialing Framework approaches are not exclusive of each other. Many incremental credentials implement multiple of these strategies. For example, skill development that follows “Learn As You Go” may also build into other credentials using “Stack As You Go” approaches.

Key Definitions

Learn As You Go

Add On As You Go

Stack As You Go

Transfer As You Go

Partner As You Go

Retro-Award As You Go

Improving Education and Employment Outcomes