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Shortage of Skills: Automotive Repair


Career Education: Training The Workers That Keeping America Moving

February 5, 2016, Washington, DC –This month the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 7.8 million Americans are unemployed, while at the same time 5.4 million jobs remain unfilled in America. This crisis exists because employers demand "job ready" employees and prospective employees are simply not able to bridge the skills gap without appropriate education and training.

With self-driving cars and other new automotive technologies frequently making headlines, it is clear that our vehicles are becoming increasingly complex. Whether it

APSCU President Gunderson Releases State of the Sector Report

White Paper Details Significant Changes and Renewed Focus on Outcomes

Washington, DC - February 1, 2016 – Today, APSCU president and CEO Steve Gunderson released a "State of the Sector" report on postsecondary career education. The white paper details the recent history of the sector, as well as frames the future around which the sector will continue to best serve America's new traditional students.


  • Association to Focus on Postsecondary Career Education (07/14/2015)

    The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities announced today plans to focus its collective work on postsecondary education with career skills, in response to the essential need to empower 55 million new workers with the skills by 2020. The Association’s Board of Directors, in a meeting this week, directed the creation of a new organizational mission that emphasizes postsecondary career education.

  • Statement on APSCU v. Duncan (06/23/2015)

    Following today’s ruling in APSCU v. Duncan, APSCU’s General Counsel Sally Stroup released the following statement.


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PSCUs open doors to many of the 9.1 million unemployed and 90 million undereducated Americans by providing a skills-based education. To remain competitive over the next decade, we must identify between 8 and 23 million new workers with postsecondary skills.PSCUs are a necessary part of that solution, having produced over 800,000 degrees last year alone.