The Chronicle of Higher Education profiled the Nexus degree, a new credential from the University System of Georgia. The nexus degree emphasizes the connections between industry, skilled knowledge and hands-on experience in high-demand career fields such as cybersecurity and financial technology. This new, short-term college credential expands on an educational portfolio that already includes associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
Nexus degrees spring from the ideas emerging from the University System’s ongoing College 2025 Initiative, which seeks to refine the delivery and accessibility of public higher education to meet 21st-century learning and career needs.
The full Chronicle article is available here.