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These workers often seek retraining during a period

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Unformatted text preview: in the same industry where they were previously employed. These workers often seek retraining during a period of unemployment to increase their attractiveness to potential employers in other industries. In Colorado, higher education includes more than 470 institutions educating approximately 400,000 students. These institutions include two- and four-year public, for-profit, nonprofit, and seminary private-accredited institutions; area technical institutions; and private occupational institutions. During the 2009-10 school year, 43,283 degrees and certificates were awarded from public higher education institutions, a 6.1% increase from the previous school year and one of the largest yearover-year gains during the decade. Baccalaureate degrees accounted for nearly half of the total degrees and certificates awarded, followed by 19.8% for certificates; 17.6% for master’s, doctorate, and other graduate degrees; and 14.5% for associate degrees. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey, Colorado ranks second, behind only Massachusetts, in...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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