Google’s low-cost certificate program aims to help jumpstart tech careers (The College Fix)
Google is making headway with a less expensive and self-paced option to earn digital certifications amid a decline in college enrollment.
Google advertises the certification programs as a low-cost option to an expensive and time-consuming four-year higher education pathway. According to the tech giant, a certificate can be earned in three to six months applying less than 10 hours per week.
The company also offers its grads access to partner employers to help jumpstart their tech careers.
“The real game changer, to my mind, is Google’s partner program with employers,” according to Ray Schroeder, senior fellow at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association. Read the full article.