What is Skills2Compete Maryland?

  • Skills2Compete Maryland (S2C) is Governor O'Malley's vision for Marylanders to gain the skills and credentials they need to get good jobs with family supporting wages.
  • Workers with middle-skills (have training or education beyond high school, but do not have a bachelor's degree) and high-skills (have at least a bachelor's degree) tend to earn more money and have lower unemployment rates than workers who do not have training or education beyond high school.
  • A strong majority of the projected job openings in Maryland will be for middle-skill or high-skill jobs.

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