Postsecondary nondegree award

What is Postsecondary nondegree award?

Postsecondary nondegree award meaning a certificate or other credential that is awarded by an educational institution upon completion of formal postsecondary schooling. (The postsecondary nondegree certificate is different from certifications issued by professional organizations or certifying bodies.) Postsecondary nondegree award programs may last from just a few weeks to 2 years. Examples of those who need postsecondary nondegree awards are nursing assistants, emergency medical technicians (EMT’s) and paramedics, and hairstylists; see Education


reference: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook