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Organizations

162
Total Organizations
162
All organizations in the system
Health Care And Social Assistance
113
Health Care And Social Assistance
103
The resource being described offers other resources.
Educational Services
91
Educational Services
86
The sector that contains privately-owned organizations that operate on a non-profit basis.
63
An agent that accredits the described resource.
62
An independent, third-party organization that operates a certification program. A certification body may or may not be governmental, and may or may not have regulatory authority.
FEIN
51
A Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) for identifying organizations, persons, states, government agencies, corporations, and companies.
50
The sector that contains government and quasi-government organizations.
47
Verifiable representation of the credential holder's credential that is controlled by the credentialing organization.
DUNS
44
The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
43
An organization such as a college or university: (1) whose sole purpose is to provide postsecondary education defined as the provision of a formal instructional program whose curriculum is designed primarily for students who are beyond the compulsory age for high school and (2) has the authority to award degrees. This includes programs whose purpose is academic, vocational, and continuing professional education.
41
An organization whose major purpose is to provide education and training services but is not a postsecondary education institution with the authority to award degrees.
37
The resource being described provides renewal service.
37
The resource being described provides revocation service.
35
Authorized postsecondary institution that primarily offers bachelor or higher degrees, but may also award associate degrees.
35
Verifiable representation of postsecondary courses and degrees that is controlled by the credentialing organization.
OPE ID (FAFSA)
34
An alternative, publicly available and globally unique agent identifier issued by an authoritative entity.
26
The sector that contains privately-owned organizations that operate for profit.
23
A membership organization primarily engaged in promoting the interests of a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession, and providing them with services that may involve the provision of education and credentialing services.
20
A membership organization primarily engaged in promoting the interests of their business members and providing them with services that may involve the provision of education and credentialing services.
19
External body that performs accreditation, endorsement, approval, and/or recognition of a credential issuer.
19
The resource being described provides accreditation service.
IPEDS ID
19
The unique six (6) digit identifier assigned to all institutions that have submitted data to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Public Administration
19
Public Administration
Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services
16
Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services
14
The resource being described provides recognition service.
Utilities
14
Utilities
13
An organization that primarily sells products or services and employs one or more individuals.
Construction
13
Construction
12
Authorized postsecondary institution that primarily offers associate degrees, but may also award higher degrees.
12
An organization that primarily operates online.
11
Primarily offers access to assessments for credentials as a service.
11
The resource being described provides approval service.
9
Pronouncement of a favorable judgment by the agent being referenced.
8
The resource being described provides regulation service.
6
An organization in the public sector at the federal, state or local levels.
6
Verifiable representation of a credential holder’s badge that is controlled by the credentialing organization.
5
Sells, maintains, and issues credentials for its own products and services for public access and use.
Retail Trade: Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, And Book Stores;General Merchandise Stores; Miscellaneous Store Retailers ;Nonstore Retailers
5
Retail Trade: Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, And Book Stores;General Merchandise Stores; Miscellaneous Store Retailers ;Nonstore Retailers
Accommodation And Food Services
5
Accommodation And Food Services
Other Services (Except Public Administration)
5
Other Services (Except Public Administration)
4
The agent being referenced acknowledges the validity of the described resource.
Wholesale Trade
4
Wholesale Trade
Real Estate And Rental And Leasing
3
Real Estate And Rental And Leasing
2
Quality assurance organization that enforces the legal requirements of the credential, learning resource or assessment.
2
The armed services of a government entity.
2
A secondary school that focuses primarily on providing formal preparation for skilled, technical or professional occupations or careers.
Manufacturing: Metal, Machinery, Computer, Electronic, Appliance, Transportation, Furniture, Miscellaneous
2
Manufacturing: Metal, Machinery, Computer, Electronic, Appliance, Transportation, Furniture, Miscellaneous
Retail Trade: Motor Vehicle, Furniture, Electronics, Appliances; Building Material, Garden Equipment;Food, Beverage;Health ;Gasoline Stations;Clothing
2
Retail Trade: Motor Vehicle, Furniture, Electronics, Appliances; Building Material, Garden Equipment;Food, Beverage;Health ;Gasoline Stations;Clothing
Information
2
Information
Administrative And Support And Waste Management And Remediation Services
2
Administrative And Support And Waste Management And Remediation Services
Manufacturing: Food, Beverage, Textile, Apparel, Leather And Allied Product
1
Manufacturing: Food, Beverage, Textile, Apparel, Leather And Allied Product
152
Organizations who do not have condition manifest(s)
147
Organizations who do not have cost manifest(s)
91
Organizations that DO NOT offer a verification service for their credentials
71
Organizations that offer a verification service for their credentials
46
Organizations that are having Industries.
15
Organizations who have cost manifest(s)
10
Organizations who have condition manifest(s)
10
Organizations that are having subsidiaries
6
Organizations that are having departments

Created History

Monthly totals of Organizations published to the Credential Registry for the first time.

December 2018
0
November 2018
0
October 2018
1
September 2018
2
August 2018
2
July 2018
2
June 2018
3
May 2018
4
April 2018
4
March 2018
3
February 2018
4
January 2018
2
December 2017
32
November 2017
47

Updated History

Aggregated monthly totals for all updates to previously published Organizations.

December 2018
6
November 2018
19
October 2018
716
September 2018
190
August 2018
181
July 2018
12
June 2018
20
May 2018
166
April 2018
69
March 2018
292
February 2018
376
January 2018
26
December 2017
3706
November 2017
634

Credentials

5272
Total Credentials
5272
All Credentials in the system
5266
Awards of the credential are ongoing.
1642
An award level that normally requires at least 4 but not more than 5 years of full-time equivalent college-level work.
1406
An agent that accredits the described resource.
Requires
1239
Credentials with a "Requires" connection to other entities
1206
A credential that designates requisite mastery of the knowledge and skills of an occupation, profession, or academic program.
Computer And Mathematical Occupations
1059
Computer And Mathematical Occupations
Educational Services
877
Educational Services
Education, Training, And Library Occupations
776
Education, Training, And Library Occupations
683
An award level that requires the successful completion of a program of study of at least the full-time equivalent of 1 but not more than 2 academic years of work beyond the bachelor's degree.
632
A time-limited, renewable non-degree credential awarded by an authoritative body to an individual or organization for demonstrating the designated knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform a specific job.
Manufacturing: Metal, Machinery, Computer, Electronic, Appliance, Transportation, Furniture, Miscellaneous
625
Manufacturing: Metal, Machinery, Computer, Electronic, Appliance, Transportation, Furniture, Miscellaneous
Management Occupations
462
Management Occupations
448
The resource is intended for bachelors or upper-division level individuals.
433
The resource is intended for the associate degree level or lower-division individuals.
430
An award level that normally requires at least 2 but less than 4 years of full-time equivalent college-level work.
408
The resource is intended for the master degree level individuals.
397
The resource is intended for entry level individuals.
Manufacturing: Food, Beverage, Textile, Apparel, Leather And Allied Product
367
Manufacturing: Food, Beverage, Textile, Apparel, Leather And Allied Product
Business And Financial Operations Occupations
335
Business And Financial Operations Occupations
Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services
325
Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services
300
The resource is intended for postsecondary level individuals.
Health Care And Social Assistance
298
Health Care And Social Assistance
295
Pronouncement of a favorable judgment by the agent being referenced.
295
The resource is intended for advanced level individuals.
292
The resource is intended for intermediate level individuals.
Architecture And Engineering Occupations
281
Architecture And Engineering Occupations
272
The resource is intended for doctoral level individuals.
Production Occupations
222
Production Occupations
Manufacturing: Wood Product, Paper, Printing, Chemical , Petroleum And Coal Products; Plastics And Rubber; And Nonmetallic Mineral
220
Manufacturing: Wood Product, Paper, Printing, Chemical , Petroleum And Coal Products; Plastics And Rubber; And Nonmetallic Mineral
Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations
208
Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations
193
The resource is intended for secondary (high school) level individuals.
Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations
183
Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations
Construction
183
Construction
Recommends
182
Credentials with a "Recommends" connection to other entities
166
The agent being referenced acknowledges the validity of the described resource.
Retail Trade: Motor Vehicle, Furniture, Electronics, Appliances; Building Material, Garden Equipment;Food, Beverage;Health ;Gasoline Stations;Clothing
150
Retail Trade: Motor Vehicle, Furniture, Electronics, Appliances; Building Material, Garden Equipment;Food, Beverage;Health ;Gasoline Stations;Clothing
149
A doctoral degree conferred for advanced work beyond the master level, including the preparation and defense of a thesis or dissertation based on original research, or the planning and execution of an original project demonstrating substantial artistic or scholarly achievement.
136
A credential awarded upon demonstration through apprenticeship of the highest level of skills and performance in industry trades and professions.
Public Administration
125
Public Administration
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations
123
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations
Office And Administrative Support Occupations
112
Office And Administrative Support Occupations
Construction And Extraction Occupations
112
Construction And Extraction Occupations
Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations
108
Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations
104
A badge offered in digital form.
Utilities
101
Utilities
Transportation And Material Moving Occupations
100
Transportation And Material Moving Occupations
95
An Open Badge is a visual symbol that contains verifiable claims in accordance with the Open Badges specification and is delivered digitally.
Information
95
Information
88
The highest award level to be earned for postsecondary study.
Healthcare Support Occupations
84
Healthcare Support Occupations
Management Of Companies And Enterprises
84
Management Of Companies And Enterprises
Transportation And Warehousing: Air, Rail, Water, Truck, Transit And Ground Passenger, Pipeline, Scenic And Sightseeingsupport Activities
80
Transportation And Warehousing: Air, Rail, Water, Truck, Transit And Ground Passenger, Pipeline, Scenic And Sightseeingsupport Activities
Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations
78
Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations
Administrative And Support And Waste Management And Remediation Services
75
Administrative And Support And Waste Management And Remediation Services
Other Services (Except Public Administration)
69
Other Services (Except Public Administration)
Sales And Related Occupations
67
Sales And Related Occupations
65
Credentials with a "Is Preparation For" connection to other entities
Accommodation And Food Services
61
Accommodation And Food Services
Community And Social Service Occupations
54
Community And Social Service Occupations
50
A credential that attests to achievement of a specific knowledge, skill, or competency.
Protective Service Occupations
50
Protective Service Occupations
Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation
48
Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation
Mining, Quarrying, And Oil And Gas Extraction
32
Mining, Quarrying, And Oil And Gas Extraction
Personal Care And Service Occupations
30
Personal Care And Service Occupations
28
A doctoral degree conferred upon completion of a program providing the knowledge and skills for the recognition, credential, or license required for professional practice.
Finance And Insurance
27
Finance And Insurance
Legal Occupations
22
Legal Occupations
Retail Trade: Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, And Book Stores;General Merchandise Stores; Miscellaneous Store Retailers ;Nonstore Retailers
19
Retail Trade: Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, And Book Stores;General Merchandise Stores; Miscellaneous Store Retailers ;Nonstore Retailers
14
A credential earned through work-based learning and postsecondary earn-and-learn models that meet national standards and are applicable to industry trades and professions.
Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations
14
Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations
Transportation And Warehousing: Postal Service; Couriers And Messengers; Warehousing And Storage
13
Transportation And Warehousing: Postal Service; Couriers And Messengers; Warehousing And Storage
8
A credential awarded by a government agency that constitutes legal authority to do a specific job and/or utilize a specific item, system or infrastructure and are typically earned through some combination of degree or certificate attainment, certifications, assessments, work experience, and/or fees, and are time-limited and must be renewed periodically.
7
Credentials with a "Post-Award Connections (Is Required For)" connection to other entities
7
Credentials with a "Preparation From" connection to other entities
6
Quality assurance organization that enforces the legal requirements of the credential, learning resource or assessment.
6
A credential designed to be displayed as a marker of accomplishment, activity, achievement, skill, interest, association, or identity. Digital Badge (digitalBadge) - A badge offered in digital form. Open Badge (openBadge) An Open Badge is a visual symbol that contains verifiable claims in accordance with the Open Badges specification and is delivered digitally.
5
Credentials with a "Advanced Standing For" connection to other entities
5
Credentials with a "Advanced Standing From" connection to other entities
Real Estate And Rental And Leasing
5
Real Estate And Rental And Leasing
Wholesale Trade
3
Wholesale Trade
2
The credential award is provisional or temporary; frequently pending further assessment of qualification.
2
The credential is no longer awarded and has been superceded by another credential.
Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations
2
Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting
2
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting
1
A award by secondary educational institutions for successfully completion of a course of study.
1
A credential assuring that an organization, program, or awarded credential meets prescribed requirements and may include development and administration of qualifying examinations.
1
The credential is no longer awarded.
1808
Credentials that are available online
1299
Credentials that are having Condition Profiles.
972
Credentials that are having Occupations.
766
Credentials that are having Duration Profiles.
669
Credentials that are having Industries.
614
Credentials that have Cost Profile(s)
518
Credentials that reference Common Costs
437
Credentials that require at least one learning opportunity
426
Credentials that require at least one assessment
269
Credentials that are having any competencies.
156
Credentials that have process-related information
155
Credentials that reference Common Conditions
140
Credentials that have Embedded Credentials.
124
Credentials that are Is Part Of Other Credentials.
83
Credentials that have revocation-related information
19
Credentials that require at least one credential
19
Credentials that recommend at least one learning opportunity
16
Credentials that have Financial Assistance
6
Credentials that have verification badges.
4
Credentials that recommend at least one assessment
1
Credentials that require at least one competency
1
Credentials that recommend at least one credential

Created History

Monthly totals of Credentials published to the Credential Registry for the first time.

December 2018
172
November 2018
112
October 2018
299
September 2018
827
August 2018
602
July 2018
1140
June 2018
112
May 2018
126
April 2018
218
March 2018
375
February 2018
486
January 2018
48
December 2017
616
November 2017
160

Updated History

Aggregated monthly totals for all updates to previously published Credentials.

December 2018
178
November 2018
1026
October 2018
19185
September 2018
4440
August 2018
3652
July 2018
328
June 2018
211
May 2018
1638
April 2018
214
March 2018
3103
February 2018
6919
January 2018
754
December 2017
21727
November 2017
1416

Assessments

389
Total Assessments
389
All Assessments in the system
380
A mix of scored items presented in fixed or open response formats.
225
Scored based on a comparison to defined criteria and levels of performance.
221
Online Only
207
In-Person
201
Assessment of learning at the end of an instructional unit to determine whether some established standard or benchmark has been achieved.
129
Formal and informal assessment procedures conducted during the learning process to support intentional modification in teaching and learning activities in order to improve learner attainment.
129
Scored based on a comparison to a distribution of performance in a reference population.
119
A demonstration or performance that is usually assessed while the performance is taking place or as recorded for assessment purposes after the performance.
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
17
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
16
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
Construction Trades
14
Construction Trades
Health Professions And Related Programs
14
Health Professions And Related Programs
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
13
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
12
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
6
Blended Learning
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
6
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
Personal And Culinary Services
6
Personal And Culinary Services
5
A work or product created to be persistent in some medium.
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
5
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
5
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
Precision Production
4
Precision Production
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
3
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
Visual And Performing Arts
3
Visual And Performing Arts
2
An agent that accredits the described resource.
2
Quality assurance organization that enforces the legal requirements of the credential, learning resource or assessment.
Natural Resources And Conservation
2
Natural Resources And Conservation
Interpersonal And Social Skills
2
Interpersonal And Social Skills
1
Pronouncement of a favorable judgment by the agent being referenced.
1
The agent being referenced acknowledges the validity of the described resource.
Education
1
Education
Engineering
1
Engineering
Legal Professions And Studies
1
Legal Professions And Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians
1
Science Technologies/Technicians
285
Assessments that have Duration Profile(s)
258
Assessments that assess competencies
231
Assessments that have Cost Profile(s)
203
Assessments that are available online
137
Assessments that have process-related information
129
Assessments that are having Instructional Program Classification
127
Assessments that are having Common Costs
1
Assessments that are having Financial Assistance

Created History

Monthly totals of Assessments published to the Credential Registry for the first time.

December 2018
0
November 2018
1
October 2018
19
September 2018
1
August 2018
0
July 2018
3
June 2018
0
May 2018
2
April 2018
111
March 2018
8
February 2018
7
January 2018
4
December 2017
160
November 2017
52

Updated History

Aggregated monthly totals for all updates to previously published Assessments.

December 2018
343
November 2018
290
October 2018
1763
September 2018
410
August 2018
398
July 2018
17
June 2018
133
May 2018
439
April 2018
129
March 2018
569
February 2018
696
January 2018
28
December 2017
6535
November 2017
443

Learning Opportunities

334
Total Learning Opportunities
334
All Learning Opportunities in the system
203
In-Person
197
The primary method is presentation by an instructor of learning material and may include student discussion.
96
Online Only
40
Blended Learning
26
Provides learning opportunities in the context of real world examples, cases, and applications.
23
Hands-on individual or group experiences for applied learning concepts and methods, procedures and protocols with equipment and technologies.
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
22
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
21
Delivery of learning material via one-way broadcast or storage media that take advantage of electronic technology or any other medium that requires electricity or digital encoding of information.
18
The primary method is active student discussion leading to advancement of the topic and facilitated by an instructor.
9
Provides for personalization and flexibility in the timing and progression of learning for individual learners based on their preferences and needs, prior learning experiences, and ability to progress through learning opportunities.
9
Provides real-world work experiences that may be paid or unpaid and provided in group or individual formats normally outside the classroom.
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
9
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
7
Pronouncement of a favorable judgment by the agent being referenced.
Personal And Culinary Services
3
Personal And Culinary Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
Construction Trades
3
Construction Trades
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
2
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
1
The agent being referenced acknowledges the validity of the described resource.
Engineering
1
Engineering
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
1
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Health Professions And Related Programs
1
Health Professions And Related Programs
173
Learning Opportunities that are available online
129
Learning Opportunities that have Duration Profile(s)
61
Learning Opportunities that teach competencies
53
Learning Opportunities that have Cost Profile(s)
21
Learning Opportunities that are having Instructional Program Classification
7
Learning Opportunities that are having Common Conditions
5
Learning Opportunities that are having Common Costs
2
Learning Opportunities that are having Financial Aid

Created History

Monthly totals of Learning Opportunities published to the Credential Registry for the first time.

December 2018
0
November 2018
0
October 2018
10
September 2018
56
August 2018
1
July 2018
0
June 2018
5
May 2018
3
April 2018
31
March 2018
8
February 2018
6
January 2018
1
December 2017
122
November 2017
70

Updated History

Aggregated monthly totals for all updates to previously published Learning Opportunities.

December 2018
39
November 2018
16
October 2018
1268
September 2018
356
August 2018
237
July 2018
4
June 2018
109
May 2018
210
April 2018
17
March 2018
408
February 2018
540
January 2018
20
December 2017
3609
November 2017
595

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