Career Questions tagged Degrees

Should a social worker get a masters degree?

I am trying to decide whether I should just receive my bachelor's degree in social work or go on to receive my master's degree. #socialwork #social-work...

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Active Sep 03 at 11:52 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Brianna,If you want to be a licensed MSW, you will need ...

Does choosing a degree in a specific engineering discipline narrow your opportunities?

When choosing a degree, does it matter a great deal which discipline you choose, or can you work for an aerospace engineering company with a mechanical engineering degree? Also, does choosing a job as say a chemical engineer force you to live in a large city, or can you still live elsewhere?...

#engineering #degrees

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Active Jul 20 at 12:39 PM

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How much more competitive is an Ivy League degree compared to a SUNY degree?

If two candidates are applying for the same job, will the one with the Ivy League School degree get it over the SUNY degree applicant? #degrees #college #ivy-league #suny #admissions...

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Active Nov 14 at 08:02 PM

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Can you get your Masters and Bachelors degree at the same time?

I am considering going into information technologies. I was wondering whether or not I can get my Bachelpr's and Master's degree at the same time in undergrad and/or grad school. #degrees #BS #mba #help...

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Casey Silvestri, MBA’s Avatar Lisa Woodis’s Avatar David Pfendt’s Avatar
Active Sep 05 at 12:40 AM

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Casey Silvestri, MBA | Assurance Associate at PwC Hi Zoya! I actually did a 5 year Masters and Bachelors ...

What of my interests would be worth making minors/majors on my planned degree in environmental engineering?

I plan to get a degree in environmental engineering, but I also love biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and non-science-related Spanish. Would it be too difficult, expensive, or otherwise to add any of those as a second major and/or have the remaining be minors? Especially in the case of...

#biology #minors #degree #biochemistry #major #college-major #majors-and-minors #college-majors #career-path #degrees #chemistry #career-path-planning

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Active Jun 04 at 12:49 AM

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Is it worth earning higher than a bachelor's when pursuing a career in environmental engineering?

I plan to get a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering for sure, but would it be worth the time, money($40K/yr at the school I am looking at), and effort to work towards a master's or PhD? #engineering #environmental-engineering #money #debt #degrees #bachelors-degree #bachelorsdegree...

#environmental-science #career-paths #masters-degree #phd #environment #environmental #career-planning #career-path #mastersdegree #career-plan

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Active Apr 11 at 02:21 PM

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Rebecca Beyer Shark | Associate Director of Career Services at University of ... A B.A. stands for Bachelor of Arts and usually includes subjects ...

What are the advantages of pursuing an advanced degree (Masters /PhD), and how can such a degree hurt or help you in finding a job?

I am seriously considering pursuing a PhD in either Vocal Performance or Computer Science, so I wanted to know whether or not it would be worth the time and dedication. #degrees...

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Active Jan 29 at 06:18 PM

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Anna Soboleva,CDR | Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at New York City ... Hi Dominique, those two degrees are really different from each other. ...

What should I do if I graduate from college with a degree I no longer desire?

One of my greatest fears is to go to college for the wrong reason. I don't want to waste anyone's money, time, and efforts helping me only to end up with me being unhappy and no longer passionate at what I do. What should I do if I graduate college with a degree I thought I wanted, but ended up...

#college #degrees #college-advice #happiness #help

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Active Sep 25 at 11:27 PM

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Jacqueline Arguindegui | Office Manager at Laredo Area Community Foundation You would be surprised at how many students graduate from college ...

It seems like more jobs need a degree to get. If this is the case, why are university/college prices going up? It is just putting more young adults into debt.

I am asking because I am going to college/university to get my degree and I am curious to why it is costing me so much. #student-debt #college-major #degrees #college #financial-planning #student-loans...

#financial-advising

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Active Jun 25 at 05:36 PM

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Should I get a PH.D, and MD, or and MD/PH.D?

I don't know yet if I want to go into practice or research so I don't know what type of degree to get. can I do research with an MD so thats safer? or do I need an MD/PH.D to do both? #degrees #research...

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Thomas Marshall’s Avatar Satya Singh, PhD’s Avatar Shulin Low’s Avatar
Active Sep 26 at 02:14 AM

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Thomas Marshall | Ph.D. level Molecular and Cell Biologist looking for ... Hi Samantha, It depends on your goals. For reference, I have ...

Getting a BFA v. BA in Musical Theatre?

I am applying to both types of programs for college and was wondering what people like and don't like about each program. #musical-theatre #bfa #BA #fine-art #fine-arts #arts #art #degrees #theatre...

#college

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Active Oct 30 '17 at 12:15 AM

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Alex Burkart | Theatre Artist and Educator Hi Alexandra! As far as the BA vs BFA question is ...

What is the difference between master and bachelor degrees?

I was wondering what you really gained from more. #college #degrees #bachelors-degree...

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Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA’s Avatar Carl Manson Jr., PMP’s Avatar Keith Martin’s Avatar
Active Nov 13 at 11:38 PM

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Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA | Student/Customer Care Manager | Operations Handywoman | People ... Hi Tristan,This is a great question! The previous answers give a ...

What is the best path to become a counselor if I am obtaining my Bachelor of Social Science?

I am currently in school to obtain my Bachelor of Social Science. I am wondering if it is possible to become a Licensed Professional Counselor with a degree that isn't in Psychology or Sociology or should I consider changing my degree? #psychology #career-counseling #career-path #counseling...

#social-sciences #degrees #social-science

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:52 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Cerice Hill | Field Technician, Adjunct Professor, Substance Abuse Counselor and ... Hi Mounia, Yes, it's possible to become a Licensed Professional Counselor ...

How much do you travel as a construction company owner

I would like to know for my future in constructions #degrees #must #have #business #construction...

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Active Nov 02 '17 at 02:36 AM

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John M. Rossi | Entrepreneur—architecture, historic preservation, marketing & education. Velocity coach—alpine ... Combining actual project work, business conferences and prospective client meetings, along ...

Is there a negative stigma with online degrees?

Are online degrees and certificates looked down upon or considered less than traditional education? #college #degrees #online-learning...

#online-college

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Holly Reuter’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Mark Montz’s Avatar Jennifer Jortner Cassidy’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Holly Reuter | Environmental Consultant/Project Manager It depends on the field you are entering and the type ...

What job opportunities are there for a bachelors degree in exercise science/kinesiology?

I am a senior in high school and want to become a Physical Therapist, my undergraduate degree would be in exercise science or kinesiology. After I plan to get my DPT, but if for some reason I don't want to continue my education or life happens after my four years of college I'm interested in...

#phyisical-therapist #science #kinesiology #degrees #exercise-science #college #exercise

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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What is a good base degree to obtain before entering medical school?

I am still #undecided as to what I should get my base degree in that would most benefit me for medical school. It would also be a big plus if it helped on the MCAT. #medical-school #medical-education #degrees...

#mcat

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:49 PM

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Elizabeth Coccia | Higher Education Professional - M.Ed As long as you complete the required courses to be considered ...

how to be the best animator you can be?

because i would love to become one #animation...

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Active Sep 18 at 03:49 PM

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What are some other jobs that you can get with a STEM degree of any kind?

12 grade student interested in college choices #engineering #science #college-major #technology #mathematics...

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Active Nov 10 '17 at 05:57 PM

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What kind of career options will I have with a 2 year computer drafting degree?

I am looking at different job opportunities and parts of the country to live in. #in #degrees #people #with...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Anup Sareen | Professional Career Options CADD drafters can have various specialties. For instance, drafters ...

Will choosing a more populated and highly recognized school over one that is less unheard of matter for careers?

I was always so skeptic about where I wanted to go to school throughout high school. I didn't know whether to apply to a D1 school or a D3 school. Therefore, I made the decision to apply to both. Fortunately, I did get accepted to every school I applied to but just couldn't make up my mind as...

#career #college #university #degrees

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:42 PM

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Paul A Coulter | Life Change Catalyst - How Great Can Your ... Hi Mitchell! From my experience choosing a small school offered me ...

Does every Psychology major necessarily need graduate school?

I am currently debating on attending graduate school and continuing my education for a Master's Degree. My main concern is that if I decide to not further do my education will it make things harder for myself in the long run to land a job. However, I understand that by getting your Masters you...

#degrees #graduate-school #masters-degree #psychology #graduate-programs

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Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D.’s Avatar Amy Huang ACSW’s Avatar Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar Jeremy Miles’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:42 PM

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Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D. | Curriculum Specialist at NVCJTA It is not that a graduate degree will let you earn ...

If you get two degrees and you find a job that you like but the degree that would be more useful to the job is the minor, will the company be less likely to hire you because it's a minor and not major?

I am asking this because I am thinking whether or not it is a smart choice to do a double major and what would happen if the minor would end up being more use to me. #college #college-major #college-minor...

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Active Mar 08 at 04:17 AM

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Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hello Isabelle, the way I would approach your question is as ...

Is there a limit on how many minors you can take?

I am wondering what my choices are for the degrees I complete. #college-minor...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive I don't think so; however, I would ask the university/college about ...

DIfference between BA and BS degrees?

I am an astronomy/physics major and am currently pursuing a BS degree. I would like to ultimately work in a scientific discipline and/or for the government, and was wondering if a BS degree makes a big difference from a BA? What kind of job would a BA physics degree candidate be able to have?...

#jobs #university #physics #government-jobs #degrees

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Active Mar 14 at 10:27 PM

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Posted by Amina D.’s Avatar Amina D.
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Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, good question... Both the B.A., or Bachelor of the Arts, ...

What's the difference between a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology?

How do they differ and in what way does this affect career choices? #career #psychology #degree...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:33 PM

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Posted by Calvin K.’s Avatar Calvin K.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting The general difference between the two degrees is the number of ...

How likely are big tech companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, etc. going to pay for my Master's education in Computer Science?

I am a high school senior about to graduate and attend San Jose State University majoring in Computer Science. I intend to attain a B.S. degree in my major with an emphasis in software engineering. I did some research concerning the degrees associated with my major and found that the average...

#degrees #computer-science #working-in-big-companies #software-engineering #financial-planning

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Frank Clay, CSQE’s Avatar Brandi Olden’s Avatar Ray Chow’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:46 PM

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Posted by Julian V.’s Avatar Julian V.
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Frank Clay, CSQE | Top Tier Consultant - ANSI Associate, QMS SME ... Fairly likely. When looking at benefits, you will be looking for ...

What is the difference between a B.A.S. and a B.S.?

I am interested in going for my bachelors in some sort of science since I am interested in becoming a marine biologist. I was advised by many people that it is better to have a degree in the sciences rather than specifically marine biology/oceanography. I have looked around at the difference...

#science #bachelor #degrees #college-major #marine-biology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:30 PM

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Posted by Kelly F.’s Avatar Kelly F.
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Teng Keng Vang | Wildlife Ecologist The difference is in the coursework that you do. It will ...

Do they have good jobs ?

I don't know anything about the tech field besides electricity...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:30 PM

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Mark Williams | Director of Global Information Services, Dell Hi Angie, There are many different careers in the tech field ...

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