1 in 4 adults hold educational credentials other than an academic degree

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A report  from the U.S. Census Bureau says that in the  fall of 2012, more than 50 million U.S. adults, or one in four, had obtained a professional certification, license or educational certificate apart from a postsecondary degree awarded by colleges and universities. This is the Census Bureau’s first-ever report on this topic.

 

 

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Coursera earned $1 million in revenue from its verified certificate program

Coursera students who completed the verified certificate program.

Online education startup Coursera, for the first time is sharing details on how it’s faring on the money-making front: the company said it’s earned $1 million from the verified certificate program it launched in January.

 

 

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