Degree Types

If you are thinking about continuing your education, it can be a bit confusing trying to determine which degree to pursue…and in what order!?!?  Below we’ve outlined and defined the different degree types in an effort to clear up any confusion.  These degree types start at the Associate level, and continue on up through the Doctorate degree.  Take a look!…

Doctoral Degree

The Doctoral Degree, otherwise known as a Doctorate, is generally referred to as the highest level of education that you can achieve in a given area of study. A Doctoral Degree can be earned in addition to, and following completion of a Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree program, and generally takes the student 2 years or more to complete.

Bachelor's Degree

Most Bachelor's Degree candidates begin their journey as freshman at the 4 Year College or University that they were accepted to out of high school. However, just because you didn't get into a good college/university right out of high school doesn't mean you can't get your Bachelor's Degree.

Master's Degree

Getting your Master's Degree will add even more earning power to your Bachelor's Degree. A few different reasons that students return to school for a graduate/Master's Degree include: getting a promotion, making a career change, going for a career that requires a Master's degree and of course...earning a larger salary, to name a few.

Associate Degree

An Associate Degree can be easily described as a 2 year college degree. Community or Junior Colleges offer an Associate Degree in their respective area's of study, that can be earned in right around 2 years or 4 to 5 semesters...