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Associate's degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by junior colleges, community colleges, technical colleges, and bachelor's degree-granting universities and colleges upon completion of a two-year course. In the US and Canada, an associate's degree is equivalent to the first two years of a four-year degree course.
Being this far along in the Public system, I would just keep what I got. Why, don't you want to have the joy and honor of graduating amongst your peers?   If you want to you may. I did almost the same thing. I attended my local high school in 9th grade, and it was terrible. Now almost half wa…
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Definitely a load of money- it takes a stadium, scholarships to get players, money to buy a coach and assistant coaches, and so on. Overall, over millions of dollars.
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Am not sure, but just apply to a junior college just incase!www.njcaa.orgLog onto the website and check out, whether you can get recruited, under the MLS, it will tell you all the rules and ways on how to get into college!!
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It depends on the college you attend, but general education courses usually include English comp., science, history, government, arts, and assorted. General education online courses in over 80 subject including: math, science, language arts, music, art, psychology and special education.
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Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees In general, Associates and Bachelors degrees are considered undergraduate course work, while the Masters and Doctoral degrees are considered graduate course work. Graduate course work - in most cases - is very specific and particular to one field of study. Thus, th…
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It depends on the school. My school has two fifteen week semesters (fall and spring). It also has three one month semesters during the summer and a semester during the summer that lasts all summer long.   There are two semesters in a year of college. Schools that divide their years into quart…
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You could get a job as a lead preschool teacher sometimes you can be a director and even a supervisor. Check your states requirements to give you a better idea since each states if dramatically different. You could probably get a decent paying job as a pre-school teacher. Check it out in your area.…
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I'm not exactly sure what kind of good paying job that you could get but I would recommend visiting salary.com and looking into the 30000-40000 salary range and seeing if your job fits in there. Also do a search on yahoo for jobs in that field and a website that's like stats.bls.gov will come up an…
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No. Four years for a Bachelor's degree for you major and an Associates degree for your minor. Or you can take extra credit in modules you are interested in but your degree doesnt cover (provided you meet the pre-requisites)
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Yes, the CCAF is an accredited school. It is equivalent to any degree from any other accredited school.
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Actually the real question is what happens after? Do you get a job, since that's the main reason wer all attending it...???
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A baccalaureate is a more formal name for a "Bachelor's Degree." A baccalaureate degree is awarded after completing at least 120 credit hours of college coursework, usually done in four years. The first 60 hours being lower-division or general education courses and the last 60 or so consisting of u…
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If you go to school full time (at least 15 credits per semester), you can complete your degree in two years. However, the average amount of time it takes to complete an associates degree in the U.S. attending school part time is six years. Though associate's degree are two-year programs, it will tak…
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Answer Most degrees of this type are in tandem with a field of study in preparation for a teaching career. For example, a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science with teacher certification (to teach Social Studies), or a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. These degrees prepare people to ente…
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It should not be a problem. However, you need to find out if the on-line university is regionally or nationally accredited Make sure the university is regionally and it should be recognized by any university. AIU On-line and University of Phoenix--the two most popular on-line universities--are regio…
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If you have good credit, a good paying permanent job, and no other liabilities, you should just go to a bank or auto dealer and apply for the loan. Do not do business with any finance company, or a place that caters to people with bad credit. If you can't get a loan, then purchase a car you can pay …
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Yes, you can take more credits than required but only those that are required will be credited to your degree. However, whenever you decide to go to another college or even an on-line school some, if not all, of those extra credits can be transferred which will eliminate from taking other courses th…
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There are several advantages when obtaining any degree even the minimal, that being an Associates. Bottom line, any attempt to better yourself is noticed by employers. I am making 55K a year living in NY. I am being compensated for my work experience not my degree I recently earned. However, now tha…
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Answer You can write software. Or you can get a job at Initech going through thousands of lines of code changing 99 to 2000 in the dates. Answer AAS in Computer Science Technology? The two-year MCSE? Quite a few people with that degree work in companies that sell, install and provide t…
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Answer McDonald's, or maybe a bookstore. Seriously, an Associate's degree in English doesn't buy you much. You need at least a Bachelor's degree for any position I can think of, including a "first grade teacher" as someone else suggested. I would add secretary, office assistant, teacher assistan…
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U.S. Government recognized definition of a 'College Graduate': Bachelor's degree or higher is a commonly used term by the US Census Bureau and other United States government agencies on the federal as well as state and local level. The term describes the portion of the population that has either …
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i really don't know I hate how some applications don't have "Associates Degree" as an option. If you have an associates degree and you are filling out an application like that, you should write "Associates Degree in ____" on the side. I think that shows pride in your achievements, and you deserv…
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THE GOOD NEWS AND THE BAD NEWSCAVEAT: All college students are not ACADEMICALLY oriented. Some may care little for history, English, Sociology, Biology et al. This lack of interest in the traditional trivium/quadrivium base of knowledge does not indicate stupidity or any lack of intelligence relativ…
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Jobs with an Associate's Degree It depends on the field. An "Associate of Arts" or an "Associate of Science" is a type of degree that is awarded in many different fields, from nursing to culinary to general education to drafting. It is typically a two-year degree, where a bachelor's degree is a four…
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%REPLIES% Answer www.nsbsd.org >Contact Info >Phone Directory >Personnel assistant (classified) Answer The requirements for ParaEducators are that you have at least an Associates Degree, or 2 years of college. If not, you must pass a core competencies test. These are federal requirements, f…
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Up to about $15.00 per hour in most areas of the country some areas more and some areas less.. Do not expect a career with this degree, it is really just a stepping stone to a Bachelor's degree. You will likely get yourself a customer serevice position at a reasonable company if you are lucky in our…
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A person with an associate degree in business management will certainly qualify for an entry level management position in virtually any field; especially if its coupled with several years of experience in that perspective field.
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You can go straight to a 4 year program and get your Bachelor's. However, some people like to start with the Associate's degree so they can get a job in their field while attending the additional 2 years in school. Another advantage to getting the Associate Degree first, some companies will help pay…
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Some direct career options include:1. Activist 2. Fundraiser 3.Immigration officer 4. Legal secretary 5. Legislative aide 6. Lobbyist 7. Mediator 8. Paralegal 9. Political aide 10. Politician 11. Public affair reporter 12. Public opinion analystSome indirect options include:1. Community worker. 2. E…
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The best place for the answer to this question is the college offering the degree. The division office or academic department that offers the degree should have information on the kinds of jobs their graduates have obtained.
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The best place for the answer to this question is the college offering the degree. The division office or academic department that offers the degree should have information on the kinds of jobs their graduates have obtained.The job market in the area often dictates the ease of obtaining a job, coupl…
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Ideas from Answers contributors: Some possibilities are entry level office type jobs in accounting, human resources, customer service, sales, reception, or as an administrative assistant. Your degree will get you in the door of many large companies. Remember it boils down to what you want to do p…
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Traditionally, many aspiring art teachers complete a bachelor's degree program in art education. However, students can also become art teachers after obtaining a bachelor's degree in media and fine arts. Many students concentrate in a specific art-related field, such as art history, graphic arts, pa…
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An associate's degree in management may only result in a middle entry position paying $28,000 to $35,000. For a 2008 median wage list of 25 top pays with associates degrees visit the Related Link.
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The only programs I can think of that can be completed in a year to a year and a half are CNA/LVN programs, but for RNs I think you should expect to finish the program in 2 to 3 years.   At the school I go to (a community college in NC), after finishing all the pre-reqs, the actual nursing po…
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You can work in the DVD section at Kroger. That's actually not a wrong . In my living area(Toledo), you could get a job working at one of the three solar panel plants. They love computer/electronics degrees. Also if you have some programming experience. I would look around for a job with your lang…
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It will depend on the course requirements for the bachelors degree. Typically you can apply your course work from your asscoiates degree to the bachelors - as long as those course meet requirements for the associates degree. Only the coursees you took for your associates degree that will count are t…
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%REPLIES% Answer Felony and graduating.... No, community colleges in Texas will not prevent you from graduating if you have felony. Working in the field or getting certification may be a different story. For example, you could get a degree in education with a felony, but legally you cannot…
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If you're asking if colleges and universities tend to treat adult students with lots of life experience and maturity any differently than wet-behind-the-ears, fresh-out-of-high-school kids, then the answer is "probably, yes." Such things as SAT scores and that sort of thing are often not required fo…
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Generally yes. But don't forget there is an invisible discrimination against non-degreed people. So you will have to overcome that handicap by going to night school or other recognized professional education. Once employed, however, your company may pay for this education.
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I had a few jobs...i worked at JC Penny, I was a driver/delivery boy, and now work at The Home Depot. After I received my AA I was not offered a raise and cannot currently find a position anywhere else for more pay...Thank God Im still in college on my way to a BA
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Advice for obtaining a job with an associate's degree in psychology:It's difficult to get a job with a psychology degree unless you have at least a Master's. An Associate's degree can only get you the most menial of psych jobs, like a medical receptionist or an orderly in an institution.Most employe…
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Mohawk Valley Community College is the oldest community college in New York State, beginning operations in 1946. Thus, we can approximate this as a date. There are some institutions in New Jersey that issued associate degrees as early as 1933.
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It would be very easy to get a job but it probably won't be doing anything with chemistry. Most chemistry jobs require at least a masters or doctorate. You might be able to find work as a lab assistant doing menial tasks but without an advanced degree it is next to impossible to find work in the fie…
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Someone who has not yet been awarded a degree by a university. The opposite term, postgraduate, applies to things like postgraduate courses that are offered only to graduates of a degree. You get your degree, you might apply to enroll in a Master's course or, beyond that, a PhD. It takes 4 years…
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No, in order to meet the qualifications for the job you must first receive you associates degree.
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Answer Not much. Your high school GPA is very important, but your freshman year is probably the least important. If your grades were bad that year, but improved, write a separate note to the school explaining why that happened and why that means they should accept you Answer Most colleges won…
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It depends upon the field of study that the on-line degree covers as to whether or not an employer really considers it as an "education".It also depends on the firm who would be hiring the candidate,and how established the firm is....
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There are several types of degrees: Associate's degrees (two years) Bachelor's degrees (four years) Master's degrees (one-two years plus Bachelor's degree) Doctoral Degrees (four-ten years plus Bachelor's or Bachelor's and Master's degrees). The order is usually the following: Certificate…
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A typical bachelor's degree is received after four years of study at college. In certain programs, or when a student's scheduling or grades require more classes or retakes of courses, it may take slightly more. Bachelor's degrees may also be earned in less than four years when a student is able to a…
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Answer It depends upon a few factors. An associate degress is usually the equivelent of 2 yrs of college course work (frequently at the Jr College level). Usually some or all of this coursework may be applied towards the completion of a bachelors degree. You could conceivably get credited with as m…
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I am currently earning a bachlors in the entertainment business after receiving an associates in film. If you are interested in the arts and wish to somehow make ends meat off them, then it is VERY important for you to gain a good understanding of the business. The entertainment business is very com…
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Answer According to collegeboard.com the middle 50% of 1st year studends scored between 27 and 32 on their ACT, so that is the area to try and aim for. If you are wondering about the test scores and other information about colleges collegeboard.com is a good place to get the basic information …
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Answer Both are exactly equivalent, B. E. emphasize on In depth concept clarification of Facts. Whereas B.Tech. Emphasize on Practical exposure of Conceptual Knowledge. However Syllabus of both is Equal. Hence when applying for jobs they emphasize on practical knowledges more. As you are an engin…
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Answer Enroll in a Bachelor's Program. Answer You might have a greater chance of obtaining employment as a mental health tech in a group home setting or as a psych tech in an inpatient psych unit. However, these jobs typically only require a HS diploma. There's not really much you can do with…
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An Associates Degree does make you a college graduate. It is obtained from a college and it is a degree. Thus, you are a college grad. Granted it may not be the highly sought after degree for a high powered marketing firm. However, it does give you a leg up, and more credibility, than people who hav…
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The main difference between an associate in applied science degree and an associate in science degree is that an AAS degrees is intended for someone that plans to find a job as soon as they finish school in a specialized area of skill (e.g. welding, automotive, ndt, dental hygenist etc.) whereareas …
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Answer Four years, or eight semesters, normally, to accumulate 120 or so semster hours. Some programs may require a bit more.
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If you're able, take Dantes and CLEP tests for the General Education Requirements. Check out their websites for test subjects. You could enroll in traditional college classes while studying and taking the CLEP tests to save time. This is what I did for the first year or so, then I started at a priv…
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Answer Actually, it depends on the state but in NY, you need either a bachelor's or Masters in Social Work. Majoring in psychology is a good background for entering the social services field but if you want to hold the title of social worker you need to complete a degree in social work.
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It depends on what you specialize in... do you want to do journalism, print media, television, radio, communication disorders, buisness communication, visual communication, political communication, or interpersonal communication? There's a lot you could do depending on what classes you choose to tak…
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basically in today's era you have to have at least a b.a to teach elementary education and sometimes they want you to go beyond a b.a.  "No Child Left Behind" requires a BA and certification in the specialized field in order to teach in a public school classroom. That leaves private schools an…
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It certainly doesn't help. You could possibly transfer into one of the school though I don't know if all of those school allow transfer students. If your a transfer student, they don't look so closely at your high school transcript as long as you did really well in the college your transferring from…
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Technically, a diploma is the piece of paper that says you have a degree; however, in the United States, when someone says "college diploma" they usually mean a bachelors degree from a college or university. Technically, a "college diploma" could be any degree (associate's, masters or Phd.) but that…
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Answer you must attend school for a minum of 8 years
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B.S. stands for Bachelor of Science - This is normally a 4-year degree. A.A. stands for Associate in Arts - This is normally a 2-year degree.
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An associates degree in Liberal Arts, more than anything else, prepares students for further study at a 4-year degree granting college or university. Its value lies more in its capacity to prepare students for continuation of studies than for for immediate employment in a particular field. Students …
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To answer this question simply, the type of degree you have, where you live, the experience you have, all are factors to how much you will be paid in the beginning, however, on the average, for a person with an associates degree in accounting, the pay is usually between $20 - 40K a year.
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Answer It should take 4 years if it's from a reputable university. There are many other programs that are less but 4 is best.
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Answer I believe it depends on the firm that hires you. They may offer some financial assistance for you to return to school for your bachelors. Should you get a job, make sure you find out ALL of the options they offer, if any.
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What is active directory (AD)= Definition of: Active Directory An advanced, hierarchical directory service that comes with Windows 2000 servers. It is LDAP compliant and built on the Internet's Domain Naming System (DNS). Workgroups are given domain names, just like Web sites, and any LDAP-complian…
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Varies from college to college, generally about 120 credit hoursIt does vary although I believe that you get 24 credit hours for Unspecified General Education courses depending on your major, 32 credit hours for General Education courses which equals a subtotal of 56 credit hours. With Core classes …
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It means the year of the lord, or Anno Domini in Latin
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I would advise that you contact the Transfer Counselor at the college where you completed your Associates Degree. Ask what articulations the school has with other four year colleges and universities particular to your field of study. In addition, to get a better idea of the opportunities available t…
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Answer You can actually join the many Art Institutes across the nation. Most of the institutes offer either associates or bachelors or even both in fashion design. Some cities do not offer the design agree, but just in merchandising. FIT in New York City FIDM in Los Angeles IADT colleges in cert…
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Having a degree can help a person obtain a better job and make better money. Jobs available for a person with an associates degree in computer science are computer programmers, system analyst, and computer support specialist.
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The differences in an associate's degree and a bachelor's degree at any college, including ABAC are: Associate's Degrees are two-year degrees.Bachelor's Degrees are four-year degrees.Credits earned for an Associate's Degree may or may not be applicable to a four year degree.
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Most likely not. AAS degrees are designed for students who plan to enter the workforce right after graduating. You can go to a 4-year college after getting an AAS degree, but you will still have to complete 4 years of classes. Answer I'm not sure what an AAS degree is but you can transfe…
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No you do not need an associates to get a bachelor's degree. An Associate's degree usually takes less hours to complete (about 2 years) than a Bachelor's degree (about 4 years). Many people actually get an Associates degree prior to the Bachelor's as they can take "standard" classes such as English,…
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It would be helpful if you took a test at a local community college for that same degree and pass it with high marks, to prove that you really did it. Also, get a liberal arts degree at a community college, as well as some law-related courses. A job at a law office of some kind, whethere it be greet…
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An Associates in Arts includes a well rounded general education curriculum usually designed to fulfill the first two year general cluster requirements of a four year institution. In general the curriculum would include, English, Social Science, Humanities, Math, Exact Sciences, along with the approp…
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Answer A certificate is only 1 year of learning. Go for the Associates, you will get a higher paying job.
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The entertainment industry has many opportunities depending on which direction you want to go. Film and television are very similar, and employees often go back and forth between the two fields.
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An undergraduate is someone that is attempting to get a four year ba or bs degree. I believe it can also be applied to an AA or as major as well.
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Answer in order to graduate as a physical therepist, one must first graduate from a physical therapist program with a masters or doctoral degree.
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Answer Most bachelors of science degrees can be earned in 4 years (depending on the university) but some of the degrees can take 5 years if it is in a subject like math that has some extra requirements. Also, it depends on the rate at which YOU can complete the coursework. Some people are able to…
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none you need at least a masters
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Associates Degree An Associates Degree is a two-year college degree. A Bachelors Degree, a four-year degree, is what's considered a full college degree. Other definitions: Granted after satisfactory completion of a two-year program. Degree in a given field earned by a student upon completion …
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There are several opinions about this question. In my humble opinion the answer is yes. I got an Associates Degree in 1983 and it has provided me with a very comfortable living. As in most professions, experience is what matters. It is my opinion that since technology changes so fast that by the ti…
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Yes and No.A Bachelor's Degree is considered to be a HIGHER level of education than an Associate's Degree. That being said, whether or not a Bachelor's Degree is BETTER than an Associate's Degree depends upon what field of study one undertakes or which profession one plans to enter upon attainment o…
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It really depends on who is doing the hiring, and what they list as the job requirements. However I will say this; The higher the degree, the more doors that will be open to you. If you have the opportunity, look into your home county community college. You can find a perfect accounting job for you …
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there is no "Law" undergraduate degree or bachelors degree. You have to get a four year degree and then go to law school and you become a doctor of jurisprudence immediately.Whoever posted that ^^ Did not do their research at all. There is a degree in business law. It is not considered a Law degree …
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A bachelor's degree in most fields can require between 124 and 128 college credits particular to a specific program of study. This would be based on a college or university that operates on a regular two semester academic year, which is the most common. For institutions that operate on a tri-semeste…
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In four years, you will generally complete 120 semester credits or about 40 college courses. Usually at least 90 credits are required.
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Several. I'm just looking into the beauty schools and from what I know, once you get your cosmetology license, you can pursue a career in the specialty that interests you. I'm keen on hairstyling, but you can pursue whatever you're skilled and interested in- massage therapy, hair and make-up, pedicu…
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An associates in Occupational studies degree is what you receive from a vocational school. Usually a school like Vatterott College, or Platt College, will offer a degree like this. The degree means you haven't finished school at a 4-year college, but have training related to the field you are enteri…
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With your Associates Degree in Nursing, you can work as a Registered Nurse in a hospital, in a doctors office, nursing home, be a school nurse, etc. Most go work in hospitals first, because they get valuable experience there. Nurses are in high demand, so you shouldn't have a problem finding a jo…
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This will depend on the country you live in. The best way forward is to consult the websites of the schools you are interested in, and if they don't give enough detail for you, then write to the admissions tutors.
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Answer The number of credits it takes to complete an Associates Degree in general will depend on the state mandate, and your program of study. As an example, the amount of credits required to complete an Associates Degree in the state of New Jersey is now 64. However, there are some programs tha…
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Yes. Generally, an associates is equivalent to two (2) years college course work while bachelors is equivalent to four (4) years college work. Many employers now look for potential employees with at least a bachelors in that field. You won't see many with associates.
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