According to CompTIA HR perceptions of IT Training and Certification study, 92% of employers say IT certified individuals receive higher starting salaries than those without. 96% use IT certifications as screening or hiring criteria during recruitment. 90% agree IT certified individuals are more likely to be promoted than those without.
Beyond the diploma or degree, LPI certifications validate and prove the skills students have acquired through college and university education. Not to mention, it gets them the job.