What Does This Site Do?
Credentials Matter identifies national trends and shares state-level information about the credentials students earn and the credentials employers demand.
Questions addressed in this site:
What does my state know about the credentials students earn?
In which career clusters are students earning credentials?
What is the supply and demand of individual credentials across states?
What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?
How many credentials are students in my state earning?
Credentials Matter examines how the industry credentials students earn align with the workforce they will enter. Users can use this state credential attainment and employer demand data to align their state’s education system with workforce demand and improve state data collection practices.EXPLORE K-12 DATA
LATEST DATA ADDITION
Postsecondary Credential Data for Four States
Postsecondary students likely earn a majority of industry-recognized credentials. However, most states have no way of knowing what is happening in their state since they do not collect and report this data. Our latest data addition explores the supply and demand for industry-recognized credentials earned by postsecondary students in the four states that submitted postsecondary credential data: Arkansas, Colorado, Florida and Utah.