Career Statewide Articulation Agreements
Report 23-10, November 2023
- Statewide career articulation agreements provide students guaranteed course credit from a first credential, such as an industry certification, to a second credential, such as an associate in science degree.
- Students’ ability to enroll in the career credential programs in the agreements varied substantially by region due to limited program offerings in some service regions.
- Few students complete the credential programs as specified in statewide articulation agreements. Only 8.1% of students enrolled in a second credential program after completing the first credential within the three-year period required by most statewide articulation agreements. Moreover, only 5.0% of students then went on to complete the second credential.
- There are several actions that the Florida Department of Education should consider taking to increase the use of the agreements, including providing additional information to the Office of Articulation and to the Articulation Coordinating Committee to evaluate the effect of the agreements; increasing the allowable number of years between when a student completes the first credential and enrolls in the second credential program; and working with state colleges, career centers, and school districts to provide better marketing and information campaigns to increase student awareness of the agreements.
Florida College System Industry Certifications
Report 19-10 October 2019
School District Postsecondary Industry Certifications
Report 19-09 October 2019
Summary of OPPAGA Reports Examining Workforce Education Programs and Legislative Options
Report 11-07 February 2011
Profile of Florida's Public Workforce Education Program Providers by Service Area
Report 10-65 December 2010
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