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Understanding & Selecting a Degree

The following articles contain information pertaining to selecting and understanding the different types of degree programs. Find information and resources related to selecting a major and earning certificates from trade schools or colleges.

Certificates from Trade Schools - This article contains information regarding certificates from vocational and trade schools. How certifications stand up to degrees and short lists of industries that accept degrees from trade schools.

Degrees Defined - This article contains general information about degree programs in the United States. Also touched on are certificate programs offered by various vocational or trade schools.

Schools and Types of Degrees - This article describes the different types of degrees from Associates to Doctorates. Also included are the different vocational and trade schools, colleges and universities and what types of degree programs they may offer.

Typical Paths in Higher Education - Found in this article are typical paths a student would take to achieve a certain degree or expertise level. Learn about trade schools and colleges that offer administrative, master's, bachelor's and doctorates degrees.

Choosing a Major - Outlined in this article are steps that can be taken to help decide what to major in while attending college. Anything from self assessment to researching career fields are listed.

Please check back to our article library as we will continue to add articles about various career and education related topics.  Anything from helping with a career change, information about trade and vocational schools to ideas to help you choose a major can be found in our article library.

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