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So far, I've not seen anyone say that you *have* to have a degree to
get certified. I think that there might well be an "in lieu of" loophole
that would let people such as yourself pass through (or over, or whatever :-)
This whole discussion is also about something that will not likely
occur for at least 3y, and probably won't achieve any major status
for another 5-10y beyond that.
(Yes, I'm guessing...anybody want to start a betting pool?) <grin>