Weather it’s for educational purposes, to get your dream job or to advance in your current position and earn more, obtaining a formal certificate or getting a higher degree is a worthwhile goal.What stops most people from achieving this goal than? Well some of us have family responsibilities, others are deterred by the costs involved with higher education and some are just not sure how to approach the subject (What degree should I pursue? Should I study on campus or offline? etc.)
Whatever your reason may be for considering to further your education, you will be glad to hear that now more than ever, higher education is widely available to most people. With the emergence of online education many people these days are more inclined and able to pursue a college degree.Online education provides flexible classes schedule a variety of programs (Business, Criminal Justice, Arts, Nursing to name a few),and many f financial aid, grants and scholarships options. It is no wonder than that so many people from different ages and demographics are pursuing a college degree.
For many people the main drive to get a degree is financial, higher education= Better salary. According to the bureau of labor statistics, median weekly pay per degree level supports that assumption:
Professional Degree- $1735
Master’s Degree- $1300
Bachelor’s Degree- $1066
Associate’s Degree- $785
Some college/no degree-$727
High School Diploma-$652
Less than a High School Diploma- $471
So we can see that higher education will most likely yield higher paying jobs. The majority of colleges and universities offer the following degrees:
• Bachelor’s Degree (Bachelor of Art or Bachelor of Science)
• Master’s Degree (Mast of Art or Master of Science)
• Doctorate Degree
An associate degree (awarded mainly by two year institutions such as community colleges) has gained popularity in recent years as it is fairly easy to attain, it provides good pre-professional coursework and can smooth your way in towards completing your bachelor’s degree.
So how do you get started?
First of all, if you made the decision to pursue a higher degree, you need to ask yourself and answer the following questions:
What will you gain upon the completion of the degree (a better job/pay, a different job, self accomplishment etc.)?
Is online program what suits my needs best or maybe a mixture of online and on campus classes?
How long will it take me to complete my degree?
Is financial aid available for me?
You can find answers to these questions on our blog
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