Degree Decisions Stories

December 17 2017, 3:04PM PST

Business Majors Still Have Jobs Opportunities

Are you looking to earn your business degree online? Even though jobs are hard to come by at this time, those who have a degree in business may have great opportunities like this one announced my Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance.

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company is looking to recruit some 40-50 sales agents on Long Island, part of a campaign to hire 2000 people nationally.

Agents, who are not employees of the company, build their own financial services practices under the [Read More]

Paralegal Majors Affected by Economic Downturn

There is no guarantee that once you earn your degree you will be able to get a job. Students in central California who pursued paralegal studies are finding that the market in their area does not have jobs available.

The graduating paralegal plans to continue her studies at California State University, Fresno, but she's looking for part-time work. It doesn't look promising.

"There's not too many job openings for part-time paralegal work," she said. "My backup plan would be working [Read More]

Homeland Security Degree Offers Opportunity

There are many areas of study available that can let you play a role in the safety of the United States. Earning a homeland security degree can prepare you for an exciting career in both the public and private sectors. Those who are in the middle of earning a degree or thinking of earning a degree in homeland security should know about a new pay structure that the president is proposing.

President Barack Obama's performance pay goals are [Read More]

Shortage of Qualified Nurses in Texas

The state of Texas is seeing a great shortage of qualified nurses to fill available positions state wide. They need more students to get their nursing degree and finish their program so they can fill necessary positions in the Texas state health care system

The demand for registered nurses in Texas will grow by 86 percent by 2020. The supply, however, will grow by 53 percent without action.

Texas will be 71,000 short of the full-time equivalent nurses it [Read More]

Jobs in Healthcare are Still in Demand

There is continuing demand for various kinds of healthcare workers. Students who earn their medical degree may have an easier time finding a job after graduation, even with the downturn in the economy.

Graduates leaving college with training in health-related fields may have an easier time finding jobs than other graduates, state and local officials say.

A firm associated with The California Wellness Foundation sampled about a dozen community colleges in the Central Valley, Los Angeles and San Jose regions [Read More]

Associates Degree The Way To Go?

Many students think that going to a four year college is the only way to go. But if you are looking to earn your degree right away, you might want to look in to an associate degree program. These programs are often completed within 2 years, and the cost is much more reasonable.

A 2002 study showed that of students who had enrolled in four-year colleges, only 63 percent had received a degree six years (no, not four [Read More]

Top 10 Ranked Online Universities & Colleges - Degrees

1. Walden University- Request FREE info packet

When business magazine Fast Company reviewed and graded five online colleges, they only handed out one straight-A. That coveted glowing review went to graduate degree haven Walden University, the same school that was singled out by U.S. News and World Report as a "respected virtual institution." Why such praise? It may have something to do with its affordable classes and its multimedia approach to learning. Or maybe it's the sense of community it strives to [Read More]

Undergraduate Online School Recommendations

A community college is typically a trade or prep college where students either take prerequisites prior to entering a bachelor's degree program at a four-year college or they study for a diploma, certificate, or associate's degree that will enable them to obtain a job in a trade industry. Community college is also known as your undergraduate study.

There are many popular undergraduate online schools that offer online courses, including PCDI and [Read More]

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