Attain a Post-Secondary Credential

Increase the percentage of people who earn a post-secondary credential.

We know a post-secondary credential leads to higher earnings, and two-thirds of high-demand careers in the future will require one. More than half of people ages 24-65 in Greenville County lack a bachelor’s degree, two-year degree, or high-quality certificate. Black and Hispanic/Latinx people are less than half as likely to have a credential of any kind.

We’re working with our community to strengthen pathways that:

  • Advocate for policies and resources that support youth and returning adults transitioning into post-secondary institutions.
  • Increase opportunities for paid work-based learning experiences, such as internships and apprenticeships.
  • Align institutional resources and community-based support to help students stay in and complete a post-secondary education.
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African American Males Scholars Initiative

The African American Males Scholars Initiative (AAMSI) at Greenville Technical College provides intensive case management and personalized support services that help students overcome barriers, develop academic and career pathways, and…
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