Career Questions tagged Masters

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Grace R. Jul 08

Is a Masters worth it for unlicensed Architects

Is getting a #masters degree (in Historic Preservation) worth the time, money, and effort following an undergrad in #architecture if I don’t intend to pursue licensure? It’s my understanding that as an Architectural Designer, I may be taken more seriously with a Masters degree as well as the...

#graduate-school #architect #graduate

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Clio C. May 14

What was your experience in applying for and choosing a master's degree program in STEM?

I am interested in pursuing a master's degree in Construction Engineering and Management after graduation, but I welcome those with different backgrounds in STEM and/or Management to respond! :) How did you go about looking for master's degree programs to apply to, and how difficult was the...

#stem #masters #management #engineering

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Briana P. May 02

How to do an art therapy portfolio?

Hello, my name is Briana and I would like to ask any artists or art therapists of career village: how did you organize your portfolio and what type of work would you recommend including? I imagine it varies program to program, but I was simply curious. Knowing once I do finish with my...

#portfolio #art #artist #masters #firstgeneration #psychology #college #bachelors #career #art-therapy

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Briana P. May 02

What art therapy programs would you recommend?

Hello there, Briana here! I am a current community college student, planning on graduating later this spring semester and I wanted to ask about any art therapy graduate programs so I may later choose the right school and bachelor's programs for me. I generally know a lot of the programs are...

#masters #psychology #art #bachelors #career #college-advice #art-therapy

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Sam R. Jan 24

If I have a BS in Psychology, will I be accepted for a MS in Ecology ?

I am a US citizen living in Australia, I have been out of school for 2 1/2 years, and I would like to go back to school to earn a masters in Ecology or a related field. I would like to know if this is possible in the USA, but I want to go to school in Central Europe. Would a foreign school in...

#austria #environmental-science #science #masters #europe #ecology #study-abroad #germany #graduate-school

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Sam R. Jan 24

If I have a BS in Psychology, will I be accepted for a Master's in Ecology ?

I am a US citizen living in Australia, I have been out of school for 2 1/2 years, and I would like to go back to school to earn a masters in Ecology or a related field. I would like to know if this is possible in the USA, but I want to go to school in Central Europe. Would a foreign school in...

#austria #environmental-science #science #masters #europe #ecology #study-abroad #germany #graduate-school

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Sam R. Jan 24

If I have a BS in Psychology, can I apply for a Master's in Ecology abroad?

I am a US citizen living in Australia, I have been out of school for 2 1/2 years, and I would like to go back to school to earn a masters in Ecology or a related field. I would like to know if this is possible in the USA, but I want to go to school in Central Europe. Would a foreign school in...

#austria #environmental-science #science #masters #europe #ecology #study-abroad #germany #graduate-school

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Sam R. Jan 24

If I have a BS in Psychology, can I apply for a Master's in Ecology?

I am a US citizen living in Australia, I have been out of school for 2 1/2 years, and I would like to go back to school to earn a masters in Ecology or a related field. I would like to know if this is possible in the USA, but I want to go to school in Central Europe. Would a foreign school in...

#austria #environmental-science #science #masters #europe #ecology #study-abroad #germany #graduate-school

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Melvin S. Jan 12

Undergrad engineering vs Grad engineering?

Hi all, I plan to enter Graduate study for Mechanical Engineering next fall and I just want to know, what are the differences (and even similarities) between the undergraduate and graduate levels in engineering? How should I prepare myself to know what to expect? Thanks. #engineering...

#computerengineering #technology #graduateschool #undergrad #mechanical #electricalengineering #mechanical-engineering #masters #engineer #gradschool #civil-engineering #engineeringstudent

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Francy Lorena G. Jan 07

What should be my next step?

I moved from Colombia a year ago, where I got my bachelors degree in Bussines Communications and journalism. I haven't found a job in the field due to my lack of experience and right now I must sustain my family, therefore, I need a job that can provide me enough income to live in LA and give...

#masters #aplacetostart #college #job #career

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Miwa S. Aug 18, 2018

Does a master's degree open up more job opportunities?

Majoring in Environmental Studies, will some sort of master's degree be worth it to have more job opportunities? #environmentalstudies #job...

#masters

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Barret B. Jan 22, 2018

Wondering whether or not to get certified.

I'm currently getting a master's in counseling. During my time getting my master's, health has become more important to me and has allowed me to lose a good deal of weight. I still wish to participate in my master's program, but I would also like to get certified in nutrition. I want to be able...

#niche #counseling #nutrition #masters

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Anna V. Jan 19, 2018

As a candidate for a Master's in Literacy, I will need to do a case study. Which topic for my case study will help struggling readers the most?

In order to get a Master's in Literacy you must work on a case study and do research with the students you are currently teaching. Since the case study is a labor intensive process, I want to study something that will actually impact student learning and reading proficiency. #reading...

#research #masters #literacy #masters-degree

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Vanessa O. Apr 16, 2018

In working toward the field of prothetics do I need a master degree before a docorate

To understand how much schooling I will need and how I should prepare for applying to graduate school. #graduate-school #masters #doctorate #prosthetics #healthcare #biomedical-engineering...

#engineer

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Caroline P. May 06, 2018

Social Work

What is your best piece of advice for those going beginning their Master's in Social Work? #grad-school #graduate-school #masters...

#social-work

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Oleksandra K. May 09, 2018

Which countries have opportunities for a very cheap or even free master's or p.h.d?

I'd like to get a masters and a P.h.d. degree in linguistics or asian languages, but can't afford American college fees. Where else can I get these degrees for very cheap or even free? #europe #eastern-europe #asian #asia-pacific #masters #graduate-school #financial-aid #finance #grad-school...

#international #phd

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Olivia W. May 15, 2018

Is it better for me to continue my education by earning a master's degree in nursing at the same university I obtain my bachelors from? Or should I Iook at other schools to further my education?

I am asking this question because I am not sure if I should continue my education before locking at an an employer or should I explore my options at other schools and earn an advanced degree in nursing. I want to begin to use my degree and begin my career as a nurse but not sure if it is worth...

#colege #nursing #hospital-and-healthcare #grad-school #healthcare #registered-nursing #masters #nurse #nurseanesthetist #graduate-school

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Carolyn H. Jul 17, 2018

How can you determine if an advanced degree is right for you and your career goals?

How can you determine if an advanced degree is right for you and your career goals?...

#masters

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Dimetrius P. Jul 11, 2018

Should I go straight through to my PhD?

Should I get my masters and work while getting my PhD, or should I go straight through and get my PhD, interning along the way? Which way gets me more experience, and which would insure that I will have a job? #social-work #phd #internship #masters #phd...

#msw

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Joseph A. May 30, 2018

What are your best strategies for pursuing an advanced degree and working at the same time?

I am interested in going back to grad school, but I am focused on my career path. At this point, it seems advantageous to continue developing my career experience, but soon I will need an advanced degree to continue my growth. Am I going to still get a meaningful master's degree experience with...

#masters #graduate-school #career-path

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Suzy M. May 22, 2018

If I attend Grad School abroad will it be easier to work internationally with my degree?

I am attending Graduate School abroad this upcoming year for a one-year Msc in Applied Behavior Analysis. There are currently many positions in the US for careers in Behavior Analysis, however my main interest is to work internationally. Since my Master's degree will be from an international...

#masters #gradschool #college #international #working-internationally #working-abroad #graduate-school

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Stephanie P. Apr 26, 2018

Will I be able to complete academic research in a field with only a master’s degree, or should I plan to earn a doctorate?

I want to continue to study the relationships between education, psychology, and the ongoing digital revolution. It’s my current goal to be an online college instructor with a master’s degree in education and technology. #higher-education #education #technology #career #onlinelearning...

#instructional-technology #elearning #instructor #teacher #future-careers #masters #instruction #masters-degree

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April W. Mar 20, 2018

While in college, should a student do their internship while working on their Doctorate degree or wait until they are completely finished with college?

I am working on my Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling which requires a three year internship before I can get my license. I want to know if I should go ahead and do it while working on my Doctorate degree or wait until after I have my degree. #college-advice #counseling...

#masters #internships #graduate-school

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Evgeni R. Apr 23, 2018

Is a masters in any engineering field worth the extra investment?

I'm a prospective engineering student and I was wondering if pursuing a masters in the future is a worthy investment of time and money, or if I should plan on just getting my degree and starting work? The financial aspect of college is a big deal for my family and me, so a professional opinion...

#engineering #masters #masters-degree #paying-for-college

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Emily V. Apr 21, 2018

Is it necessary to get a masters degree to be a public relations professional?

I'd like to get into the field right after finishing my undergraduate but I know a masters would give me an edge. Is it advised to get a masters and then go into the field, get one later, or not get one at all? #publicrelations #masters...

#masters-degree

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Sylvia C. Jan 23, 2018

Career after college while getting masters?

I am currently working for my Adviser as a secretary of a department and scanning books for a review website. These jobs work amazingly with my schedule because I make my own. But when I start graduate school, whats the best plan of action for a job? If its at a different school I may not be...

#masters #college-graduate #career-path

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Sylvia C. Jan 23, 2018

What is the best way to plan for your Graduates School?

I plan on going onto graduate school, and the amount of schools to further my history degree is overwhelming. I know I would enjoy archiving and ancient history, but after that I am stumped. #masters...

#graduate-school