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Is a Bachelor’s Degree Really Required?

Here’s what to consider when making your own decision

"Bachelor's or higher required." Sound familiar? If you’ve done any job hunting recently, there's no doubt it does. It’s almost an afterthought of a bullet point in job listings, but organizations across industries are starting to reconsider what should go in job descriptions and challenging what used to be seen as a red flag of hiring.

More employers are coming to the conclusion that a degree isn’t necessary much of the time—and associations might do well to rethink the college degree mandate for many of their positions.

Before making a college degree a job requirement, consider the practicality of mandating a college degree; its impact on your diversity, equity and inclusion efforts; what each role really demands from candidates; and potential alternatives to degrees, such as credentials and apprenticeships.

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