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Degree Levels

Wondering what degree is right for you? Post-secondary education ranges from short-term certification programs to four-year degrees, as well as programs at the graduate level. Explore our articles below to learn what type of degree is best suited for your career goals.

An associate’s degree, often called a “two-year degree,” is offered through community, junior, technical, and career colleges and universities. At around 60 credit hours, the associate’s degree is the equivalent of two years of postsecondary study and will cover general education...


A bachelor’s degree has become the standard qualification for many professions. Bachelor’s degrees generally take four years to complete and run between 120 and 160 credit hours depending on major field of study. As demonstrated by a report from the Bureau of Labor...


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Blue Cliff College

Blue Cliff College is committed to using its human and physical resources to provide services to our students that facilitate personal growth, professional development, and a sense of responsibility.

Branford Hall Career Institute

Branford Hall Career Institute instructs you with computer-driven technologies and leading-edge materials that today's employers are seeking in their hiring prospects. With a rapidly changing economy, the time is right for you to acquire the specialized skills needed in today’s business world.

Harris School of Business

Your education is just the start of our work together. Whether it’s about class work or your next career, we’re part of your team from Day One. We’ll work with you to complete your application, help you fill out financial aid paperwork, and provide tutoring if you need it to support your studies. And when it comes time to look for that next job, our Career Services team will help you with your job search, create a resume, and work one-on-one to practice interview techniques.

Ross Medical Education Center

At Ross Medical Education Center, our mission is simple - to provide the highest quality education to motivated individuals seeking an exciting, fulfilling career in the health care industry. And what truly sets us apart is the way we go about achieving that mission each and every day.

National College

National College is dedicated to the training and educating of men and women for a full life and a successful career in a number of general and particular fields.

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