Good associate degree recommendations?

okcBob

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One problem with higher degrees like Masters' and PhD's...

...going into some interviews gets one considered to be "overqualified." Employers just might think those applicants would want more money, just because of the higher degree.

In some instances, yes. But that level of education could also be a requirement for the position the applicant is interviewing for.
 

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Look into an associates degree in process technology for Chemical, or oil and gas.
Work in power plants, refineries, pipe lines and related industries that use technicians to calibrate instruments, install and program PLC control systems, and so on.
The courses will include a lot of electrical knowledge that can be used in the skilled trades as well.
The pay is pretty darned good.
 

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There's no way I'd advise anyone to do this now. That degree is good, but this field has more folks on unemployment than you can shake a stick at right now.

Nursing/medical is the place to be for job security. If one is thinking about RN, doing the BSN is the way to go. More money, and a lot of places hire RNs for some floors, BSN for others. Additional specialties will add to that paycheck.

Wife was an LPN and didn't like it. We need them,but not for everybody. My son said TAFB is hiring quite a bit.
 
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