Noncredit Research Collaborative

In the Media


Publication Date: May 1, 2024

This article by Work Shift highlights EERC’s recent findings about the impact of non-degree credentials on a state and national level. 

Publication Date: Oct. 23, 2023

This blog post from Lumina Foundation features survey data from the EERC about the quality of noncredit education and how it can be improved.


Publication Date: Oct. 17, 2023

An article from Inside HigherEd discusses the  EERC reports from 2023 that highlighted the positive and negative trends of noncredit education in various community colleges across the country.




Continuing Education, Higher Education and the Future of Education

Podcast: The Education Beyond Degrees

Release Date: Feb. 22, 2024

Listen to Peter Bahr’s conversation with Meni Sarris about his research and how the overlap of serving our communities and higher education has become critical as the needs of our students change.

Hopeful and Troubling Trends in Noncredit Ed

Podcast: 1/3 of Your Life

Release Date: Jan. 30, 2024

Listen to  Michelle Van Noy’s conversation with Clayton Lord of the SHRM Foundation and Jason Tyszko of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation about non-degree credentials and skills-based hiring.

An Introduction to Non-Degree Credentials of Value and Quality Career Pathways

Podcast: All In: Student Pathways Forward

Release Date: Oct. 30, 2023

Host Marc Goldberg interviewed Michelle Van Noy about the research led at EERC on the quality non-degree credentials ecosystem and growing interest and investments by states and institutions.