Credentials Pay for Themselves

Sands, Nicholas P.
January 2006
InTech;Jan2006, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p56
The article deals with the importance of credentials to people who are involved in the instrumentation and control industry in the U.S. in January 2006. Certification recognizes a level of competency in a particular field or profession. Among the requirements for certification programs are a job analysis survey, a defined body of knowledge, an ethics statement, and an examination. College degrees are important because they are associated with salaries and lifetime earnings. A professional engineer license is also granted by a state government, and the transfer of this license is limited from one state to another.


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