How to Get Competitive Advantage in the Job Market: The Role of Programmatic Accreditation

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Who is This Post For?

  • Students getting ready to declare a major, especially majors related to health, law, business, engineering, etc.
  • Students knowing what they want to major in and needing to choose between a college/university vs. another, all else being equal
  • Individuals getting ready to go back to school and invest a significant amount of money in their education

Why is Programmatic Accreditation Important?

  1. Licensing.  Graduating from a program that has discipline specific accreditation can take the licensure exam. This is especially true for Law and some Health programs (physical therapy, nursing, etc.).
  1. Competitive advantage in the labor market. Graduates of programs that are accredited by programmatic accreditation agencies may have a competitive advantage in the labor market. For example, job ads may require that only graduates from programs accredited by a certain accreditor would be considered for the position.

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Licensure Passage Rates

Licensure passage rates are important for students who are about one year into their college career and are ready to commit to a major that requires licensing. They are also important for college graduates that decide to continue their studies at graduate level and are ready to invest a significant amount of time and money in education for their future career.

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