Mid-career job switcher. Unhappy with my current job and looking to make a switch into something more stable - probably in the medical field. Ideally, I'd like a job that requires an Associates Degree (two year program) rather than a Bachelor's Degree (four year program). A one-year certificate program is even better. What are my options? [more inside]
Help me maintain my (fluent) French and (slightly worse) Italian post-graduation in a foreign language-free job. [more inside]
I've decided I have more of an interest in computer software than mechanical machines, so I'm contemplating switching to a lesser Bachelor of I.T. from my Bachelor of Engineering degree, even though they would both take the same amount of time to finish. [more inside]
Is it possible to become a freelance illustrator without a college degree? [more inside]
I work in the field of higher education/college access and retention. I'm sort of interested in getting my Master's in Higher Education Administration. My new job offers 80% tuition reimbursement for grad school classes at a local university. Logically, I know I should take advantage of this opportunity, and start taking classes next semester, but I have some reservations: [more inside]
Need to get up to par in 2010 web training--social media, mobile devices, SEO/SEM...where in Chicago can I get this minus a degree? [more inside]
What is the general opinion of a Masters degree in the humanities?
Are there good online programs for a Masters of Higher Education degree? Specifically I'm interested in a career in academic advising or student development and would prefer online courses that meet in the evening. [more inside]
Any great books on urban anthropology? In addition, what could I do with a Deviant Behavior degree? [more inside]
UK English graduate can't find proper job. Keep searching, take time out, or get more qualifications? (Also regrets degree, wishes he'd gone science or IT. Would not be amiss to getting-a-second-degree-without-funding advice.) [more inside]
Is it easy/possible to apply for a 'taught-in-English' masters degree in Berlin/Germany, just for fun? (I am English, 31 years old, a humanities graduate) [more inside]
Which is the best pathway into Urban Design? [more inside]
What is the best practice for listing two degrees after a name in an email signature, when the degrees weren't earned as a joint degree? For example, if the degrees are JD and MPA, should it be JD/MPA, JD+MPA, or some other combination? Maybe just a comma between them? JD/MPA would be the obvious choice for a joint degree, but these are from different universities and earned at different times. [more inside]
What is the easiest way to get an honorary degree? [more inside]
If you had a bachelors degree from a university in Canada., how searchable is this by other parties ? Is there a master list somewhere of everyone who has graduated? If someone wanted to find out if you had a degree, how would they go about it? This is in Canada.
I have a friend who is entering his middle years and is looking to change careers. He's in IT, but would like to make a break from it - and try something completely different. What are some ideas for short courses, certifications or degrees that could lead to an interesting, future-ready career?
If I joined the US Air Force Reserve with a master's degree in aerospace engineering from a good school, what kind of work would they put me in? [more inside]
I graduated college a while ago with one BA in the sciences, and just short of a second major in the social sciences (like two classes short). Given current job plans, I'd really like to have that social science degree as well. How can I complete it years after graduation? [more inside]
Does it really matter what university I graduate from? [more inside]
Is there anything like University of Phoenix, except not a "scam" or a "diploma mill"? [more inside]
Capitalization question for cover letters. [more inside]
So, I'm at a transition point in my life. A bunch of things are ending and a bunch of things are beginning. Seems like a good time to finally get around to finishing that degree. Only question is, which degree? [more inside]
What can a mid-career person (me) do for a year in a new city (Denver) that will be productive in the 12 months or so spent there? Are there Master's programs that you can either complete in one year, or spend a year on-site and then finish while living elsewhere? Or is something else a better option? [more inside]
How worthwhile is it, careerwise, to pursue a second Master's degree? [more inside]
What can I do with an business degree if I don't want to work in a typical business setting? [more inside]
How are things looking for Electrical Engineers? [more inside]
I'm a high school student interested in a career in marketing, how do I get there and what is the job like? [more inside]
MS in Finance: Is there a list of top ranking schools for a MS in Finance? [more inside]
Is a BS degree a BS degree, or are there "lesser" degrees - I don't even know how to ask this. I'll try, though. [more inside]
After getting laid off recently, I decided to enroll in a BFA program for graphic design, even though I am a grown up with a BA from a liberal arts university. Should I actually earn the degree or just use the classes to build a portfolio? [more inside]
I just complete a two year technical degree, now I find that I am un-happy with my future job and that the economic outlook for work is terrible. I want to find something that will use my skills and education as leverage for an assortment of different careers. Are there website(s) that can compute this for me? could you suggest for me some occupations given a brief description (inside)... [more inside]
I find myself increasingly unhappy about the fact that I'm not a music major... but what can I do with a music degree, really? [more inside]
I want to be a counselor in clinics and/or hospitals. What degree do I need to get? [more inside]
My signifigant other is on permanent disability. I just started college as a full-time student myself. I am going to jr college. Paid for tuition and books via Pell Grant, and using the remainder of loans plus s.o.'s disability payments to cover living expenses-- as you can imagine it's tight but we're making do so far. Significant other wants to get a BS in photography. Is Art institute of Pittsburgh right place? [more inside]
A year away from graduating my BA in history, what next? Is a Masters the right course for me? [more inside]
Looking for light, sociological holiday reading material... [more inside]
How does a history major get a job in IT? If you work in IT or as a programmer, but have a degree in an unrelated field, how did you transition into tech? [more inside]
Wondering how to swing my progress in school on my resume/cover letter. [more inside]
If someone has a 2002 college degree in Communications from a pretty good school, yet only achieved a 2.49 instead of the minimum of 2.5 now required to get into a teaching program, is it possible to go back and get another degree (in, say, history because the student had many courses in that subject) from the same or another school, just adding on the extra few courses and thus raising the GPA to an acceptable level? If not, is there any way to boost a low GPA now aithout spending another 4 years in college???
My boyfriend is hoping to find a really nice online programming study that results in a Bachelor's degree - his goal is to work on games, but we figure that non-game-based online schools could be just as helpful, and cost-effective. (Learn normal programming, and then just adjust courseload later on to take a couple of game programming classes and take a lot of C++ and usual game languages.) Does anyone have recommendations for such online study programs? [more inside]
George Washington University has a Masters in Professional Studies in Political Management. Great, except for being a Masters in Professional Studies. I want to do an MA or MS degree with classes in political management, speechwriting, and fundraising. Any other places you can suggest that are in the DC Metro/Northeast USA area?
(Canadian) Law School Question: Will a bachelors degree with a high GPA qualify me for most law schools, or do I need to pursue an honours bachelors degree? [more inside]
Is it worth it for a foreign parent to squeeze his budget to manage very expensive undergraduate educations for his children in elite American schools? [more inside]
Can a modestly successful software developer with a two year diploma and 11 years experience designing and developing fairly complex software systems qualify for a masters program in comp sci? [more inside]
I might like to go back to college - and then to chiropractic school. Help? [more inside]
What steps did you take to prepare for and ultimately land your IT leadership position? [more inside]
Are college diplomas public record? Are transcripts the only method of proof of college work completed? Don't some web sites have a listing of names of the graduates of that year? [more inside]
I have an associate's degree in my country, and I'm moving to the U.S. later this year (California). What are the options for continuing with my education in the States?
What's an unbiased resource for checking out the value of credentials obtained through an online degree or distance learning program? [more inside]
I'm looking for an online accredited MSW program or an MSW program that will all me to use my 30 years of work experience toward the degree. Does anyone know of one? Emphasis...it must be an accredited program.