A key portion of the program development process is market research; you need to know what program opportunities are out there and what your competition looks like. Which disciplines have the highest shares of online programs at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels?
Data & Analysis
The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) estimates that only 30 to 40% of job postings for workers with some college or an associate degree are posted online—a trend that EMSI has identified as well.
Professionals in workforce development, economic development, and higher education are fighting to make their communities well suited for advanced manufacturing industries. But the definition of advanced manufacturing is often vague and difficult to define at the industry level. What exactly is it?
The US Census Bureau’s Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) provides local labor market statistics by industry, worker demographics, employer age, and size.
This week, Livability published Top 100 Places to Live, its third annual ranking of the most livable small- to medium-sized cities in the US.
For a reliable assessment of demand for jobs requiring a bachelor’s degree or more, you’ll want to use multiple sources in conjunction with one another. That way, you can take advantage of the benefits of each.
The growth of completions in STEM majors and the decline of liberal arts degrees seem to be continuing apace.A new analysis of data from the National Center for Education Statistics by CareerBuilder and EMSI shows that more than half of the college completions with the biggest growth between 2010 and 2014 were in science, technology, engineering, […]
A variety of reasons can bring a person to seek help from a workforce investment board. No matter the issue, skills transferability data—which allows you to compare occupations—is key to answering this question. But there is so much data, how can you quickly make sense of it?
On July 1, the Smithsonian opened an exhibit featuring medical innovations in Minnesota’s famous Medical Alley, a region encompassing Minneapolis-St. Paul and 40 miles south to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, and home to hundreds of healthcare organizations and medical device companies.
For the first time in this millennium, the number of law degree completions dipped year over year. EMSI’s newly released 2014 completers data from IPEDS shows that from 2013 to 2014, law degree completions dropped by 3,092—from 46,905 to 43,813—a 6.6% decline. This is the lowest the total has been since 2008.