Higher education today must meet the needs of both students and industry. Students need the right skills and credentials to achieve their career goals, and companies need evidence that graduates are job-ready.

A new global survey of 3,600 students and employers conducted by Coursera in partnership with market research firm Dynata finds that getting a good job after graduation is a top priority for today’s students and that a professional certificate can strengthen a candidate’s job application and signal to employers their ability to perform. 

Get the full report, From Higher Education to Employment, to explore: 

  • the impact of employability and career readiness on enrollment
  • the factors influencing both students’ and employers’ perceptions of professional certificates
  • next steps that your institution can take to better connect learning with career outcomes