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Higher Education

Labor market analytics to improve your institution's value, relevance, and future

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Emsi’s mission in higher education is to connect students, education, and
work. We do this by providing data and analytics that help colleges and
universities make smarter decisions and create successful strategies.

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Develop relevant programs

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Connect students to programs and careers

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Engage employers

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Communicate outcomes and impact

“I'm so happy to have Emsi data on the ground level. We couldn't do our jobs without it.”

Barb Tucker, Director of College Effectiveness

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

"We love working with Emsi. I could not imagine doing some of the things I do without the incredible partnership we have."

Esam Mohammad, Associate VP of Research & Institutional Effectiveness

Butler Community College

"We're able to build partnerships with new employers and get feedback on how we can adjust our curriculum to better meet employer needs."

Kevin Long, Senior Planning and Policy Analyst

Montgomery College

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People are questioning the value of higher education like never before

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Is college worth the cost?

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Are your programs relevant in today’s economy?

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Are you equipping students with knowledge and skills that employers actually need?

Students, parents, businesses, and politicians need confidence that your programs prepare students for good careers. At the same time, higher education is about more than job preparation. It’s about developing well-rounded people, not just skilled employees. But can you do both? Yes, you can.

Keep your historic identity and tailor your programs to prepare students for in-demand careers

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Your institution

Relevant. Valued. Trusted.

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Your graduates

Prepared. Skilled. In-demand.

Use labor market data in 6 powerful steps

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Create relevant programs

Start by using our labor market data to understand your economy: industries, occupations, demographics, businesses, and skills. With this insight, you can align your programs with labor market demand and give your students the education they need to become valuable contributors in a competitive job market. Dig into the data yourself in Analyst or get custom recommendations in the Program Demand Gap Analysis.

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Engage employers

With your foundational knowledge of your economy from Step 1, you can connect and collaborate with key employers. Continue to use Analyst as you refine your programs to meet businesses’ unique needs and create a better path into the labor market for your students.

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Connect students with programs and careers

Help students find attractive careers and show them the programs they can take at your institution to get ready. When they see the connection between great occupations and the education you offer, they’re more likely to stay motivated, finish their degree, and enter the job market with a plan.

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Engage prospective students

Use employment outcomes data to show prospective students (and their parents) how your alumni are using their education in the real world and thriving in their careers. Student success stories are great, but now you can back those anecdotes up with hard numbers proving the value of your programs.

Explore GoRecruit

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Communicate outcomes

Be accountable! Use program-specific outcomes data to track your graduates’ success and show the world the great stuff they’re up to. When alumni surveys fail and phone calls take forever, you’ve got quick and powerful proof right here.

Explore Alumni Outcomes
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Communicate your impact

What would your regional economy look like if your institution didn’t exist? Our custom study quantifies your impact and calculate your institution’s return on investment for students, taxpayers, and society.

Explore the Economic Impact Study

Everybody wins

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find fantastic careers

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prepare excellent graduates

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find amazing talent

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grow and develop

How colleges and universities are using Emsi