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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Some banking jobs have minimal requirements and will only ask for an Associates Degree with a strong focus on math, accounting, finance or other related fields. More advance positions will require a Bachelors Degree or higher.
Many careers take only two year to complete, in order to receive a degree. Loss prevention, law enforcement, and accounting take less than two years to get a degree.
It depends on the type of success: if you want to be a doctor, you need a degree. If you want to be an actor - you only need to know how to act. Jim Carrey dropped out of school at 16, but many other famous actors finished high school and many went to college. Most careers require a degree, and all careers will benefit by an education.
This will strictly depend upon the college you are attending and what state it is in. Each state requires different courses to be taken and qualifications for graduation with a teaching degree. But if you can get graduate with a bachelors it shouldn't take you more than two years possibly plus another semester. But I know that at the University of Arkansas they require a masters degree in education. Where as in Texas they only require a bachelors. But at the University of Arkansas- Fort Smith you only have to have a bachelors degree.
There are no careers that don't requirte a lot of time in school, only jobs. You have to work for a career.
An associates degree is offered only by two year trade schools and community colleges. You can begin right after high schooll. An associates degree is not required to start a bachelor's degree. A traditional four year college starts you off studying for a bachelor's degree.
Only if that job requires a chemistry degree. If it does not require one then no. You only need a chemistry degree for jobs that require them. Such as Chemistry Teacher, chemical engineers, etc.
In order to obtain a top career it is advised to attend college. Most careers require a college education or some form of trade school. The only careers that do not require an education are low paying jobs such as warehouse or retail work.
You get you associates degree first it only takes about two years to get. Then you can go on to receive a bachlores degree and the a Master degree. Finally in some things you can get up to a Phd.
Yes, Robert Hooke did earn a degree in college. He went to St John's College. However, he only earned an associates degree.
With an associates in psychology you can go on to achieve a bachelor's in psychology, but you can't practice with patient's until you have at least a master's degree.
The bachelor's degree would be preferred by most employers. However, the associates degree does not mean you are worth less as an employee. It depends on the individual, their expertise, experience, dedication, commitment, etc. Remember, employers are not only looking at the degree, but the person as a whole.
Usually community colleges only offer an associates degree (2 years) not a bachelors (4 years)