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The Difference Between a Certification, a Certificate, a Diploma and an Associate’s Degree


Looking for new training opportunities but you aren’t sure which type of education would suit your needs best? Confused about the different types of education that are being offered and not sure what their differences are? Depending on whether you are looking to get into a new area of study or whether you want to advance your career by adding other credentials, all four options below can be useful. Check out the infographic below to see the differences between a Certification, a Certificate, a Diploma and an Associate’s Degree.

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Depending on your needs, a certification, a certificate, a diploma, or an associate’s degree are all valuable education choices. Visit our blog for a more detailed explanation of Certificate vs Certification and Diploma vs Associate Degree.

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