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Career Pathways connect and align the steps in your pathway from education to work. Career Pathways include short-term, stackable credentials that lead to a degree and jobs in high-demand industries.
More options give you greater flexibility as you build your education and career. No matter where you are in your career pathway, find your next steps at Madison College. Explore your pathway options.
BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS
BENEFITS TO YOUR EMPLOYER
THE NEED FOR CAREER PATHWAYS
Which students benefit from Madison College Career Pathways?
Some Career Pathways offer “embedded” or “stacked” credentials. Embedded credentials lead to entry-level jobs on the career path.
These smaller credentials can be earned as a quicker route to employment. Or you can stack more credentials to earn the larger degree that they are embedded in. This lets you gain skills by completing one credential at a time. After completing a credential, you might find a job or continue your education in the next higher credential. You might also enter the workforce for a while and later return to college for the next credential. This offers manageable steps toward better jobs.
Embedded credentials help you to:
Career Pathways at Madison College that include stacked or embedded credentials:
Embedded or stackable credentials include the following:
Career Pathways follows a framework. It connects and aligns the components of a Career Pathway. This offers multiple college entry and exit points for every type of student. It also increases efficiency and reduces excess credit.
The components of a Career Pathway include:
While all programs can be part of a Career Pathway, not all pathways will include every component.
Find a Career Pathway that's right for you.