No, if you do not have any experience in the field you will most likely not be considered for the position with only an associates degree. Most companies will require a bachelor's degree.
No, many individuals change careers or career paths and pursue careers that may only require an associates degree. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this, and being that you already have an existing bachelor's degree it may even open other doors of opportunity for you within this field.
A liberal arts degree may not provide you with the specialized knowledge required for some more lucrative careers, but it does provide you with the educational background for many careers that require only a bachelor's degree with no specialization.
There are so many careers that I can't list them, the most exciting of which would be tattoo artist.
Some community colleges offer nursing and xray technologist programs that are only AS degrees.
The difference is an associates degree is a step below a bachelors. A bachelor's degree is a degree that will stand out on its own as being relevant and primary where as an associates degree will only be used as a reference for "just in case" moments.
It really depends on the subject area of the associates degree and whether or not vacancies are available. In terms of educational qualification, an associates degree comes in between a GED and a bachelor's degree. Therefore, an associates degree holder would be picked before a GED only holder.
It really depends on the type of degree needed for the job you want. Some jobs may only require an associates degree which can be achieved in 2 years.
Some states only require a High School diploma or a GED, but in other states it is required to have an Associates Degree.
Well an associates degree is a two year degree while a bachelors is four. Not all major will transfer from an associates to a bachelors. For example you can get an associates in nursing and go on later to get your bachelors and it only be about two more years. But if you have an associates in nursing and you want a bachelors in business. You will pretty much have to start over and most likely only your prerequisites will count toward your new degree.
Many recent news stories have highlighted the fact that the majority of the jobs available today do not require a four-year college degree. Several in-demand careers require only vocational training school. Careers in such diverse fields as cosmetology, heating and air conditioning, medical assisting, and computer repair require less than a four-year degree. Future vocational training school students can check in their local area to see what other programs may be offered.
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 deserve to feel proud of getting an associates degree. "Some college" does not mean "associates degree". Someone who took 2 college classes could check "some college", and you took about 20. I agree with the above contributor. Applications should have a designation for the completion of an Associates degree. An Associates degree shows completion. There are Associates degrees as an Registered nurse, in Technology, Educating, multiple Allied Health fields, and the list goes on, and on, and on. As stated above, if it were me I would make sure I indicated the Associates degree on the application. Viper1