Before going back to school, consider your career options to help you choose the right major.
These days, it is not uncommon to see adults going back to school to pursue a college degree. Whether they lost a job as a result of the pandemic or simply want to change career paths, pursuing a college certificate or degree program is an ideal way to do it.
As college is a significant investment of time and money, it’s natural to have concerns about yur employment prospects following graduation. While you should definitely pursue a degree in a subject that interests you, learning about the state of the industry you wish to enter cannot hurt.
The Bureau of Labor Statistic is an excellent resource to use when assessing job growth, employment forecasts, potential salaries etc. (These are the experts we here at Back2Learn cite to fortify our reporting!). Take a look:
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings
- Employment Projections
- Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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