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Ohio expands options for students to earn more industry-recognized credentials

7/17/2017

Ohio’s high school students now have 49 more industry-recognized credentials at their fingertips, thanks to the input of companies and industries throughout the state. The Ohio Department of Education added the credentials to guide career-based program development and help students understand and prepare for Ohio’s in-demand jobs and careers. Some students go right into the workforce after earning credentials. Others use their credentials to earn money that helps finance college.