Karen Jaggers, NCC, LPC, CAS
State/Country: Texas/, USA
School/ Organizations: University of Houston, MS/Mental Health Counselling – Capella University, CalSouthern University (PsyD Clinical Psychology candidate)
How does a certificate differ from certification and licensure?
Certificates and certifications are becoming a major part of how education and expertise is recognized all over the world. The days of just have a degree or even a secondary degree is quickly fading and most employers are now looking for proof of specialization or a specific skill set. The true indicator of your expertise is most clearly noted with a certification or a certificate. So what is the difference between a certificate, certification and a license?
Delivering his sixth State of the Union, President Obama noted that “America thrived in the 20th century because we made high school free, sent a generation of GIs to college, and trained the best workforce in the world.”