The average median salary for these programs is less than $37,024, the average yearly earnings of a high school diploma-only student, according to an analysis of data from the Department of Education and compiled by The HEA Group and College Scorecard.
Recent state legislation and partnerships have greatly improved institutions' abilities to pump out a skilled workforce by improving student resources and offering flexible. affordable bachelor's degree attainment opportunities.
The country's leaders made it clear at a panel this past Tuesday that there are federal dollars available to meet cybersecurity's booming workforce demands. Colleges are responding by either creating new programs for this upcoming academic year or strengthening their existing ones.
For high schoolers who are still eager to enroll in college, both parents and students are more motivated to apply to a college or university whose programs best align with students' career interests, not the academic reputation of the school.
Deloitte, Apple, IBM and Google are some of the big-name companies to partner with the school's STEM field, offering career and skill development training, research opportunities and program funding. As a result, students are leading cutting-edge research and getting hired.
Appy Pie, a no-code development platform, offers a free app development workshop designed for students to introduce them to the world of app development. Notable colleges around the world are utilizing the program, such as Texas Southern University and the University of Westminster.
A new study focusing on employers' perspectives on micro-credentials reveals that while a vast majority believe they boost a prospective hire's value, not enough colleges and universities are capitalizing on them.