Skill Up or Re-Skill: Academic Credentials Answer the Call
Emerging careers. Promotions. Job loss. The list goes on, but all relate to an attainable
solution. Students and graduates can build on their educational and experiential background
by adding academic credentials.
In response to the ebb and flow of the economy or the desire to change careers, stacking
easily attainable academic credentials lends to furthering education across one’s
Health care is Springfield’s #1 growth industry.
Embracing synergy for better prepared students
Interdisciplinary collaborations – such as bringing together computer science and
cell and molecular biology programs – provide unique and flexible opportunities to
respond to relevant student, industry and societal needs. These cross-unit initiatives
will power strategic growth, and they will mitigate reductions. Faculty champions
and dynamic partnerships will usher the integration of curricula across disciplines
and respond to emerging needs.
Predicted areas of industry growth: