In today's tough economy many high school graduates are finding that attending a university or college is out of their reach. Parents may be unable to contribute financially and student loans and financial aid are not always available. For the high school graduate who finds that he may have to work full or part-time an online vocational degree program might be the perfect answer.
You'll find a variety of online vocational degrees available. Many award a certificate, associate's degree or bachelor's degree.
Here are a few popular programs:
Applied Technology: This degree gives the graduate the opportunity to apply technology to a variety of problems. You may find a job in an engineering or drafting field.
Beauty and Cosmetology: This field allows you to help the public achieve their beauty goals. There is a great variety of work that can be found with this degree.
Computer Repair: This is a field that changes almost daily and and you will find a great demand for a degree in it.
Transportation: If you love to be on the go this may be the degree for you. From long haul trucking to those who run mass transit systems this degree can take you places.
Automobile Repair: Working for an auto dealership or opening your own garage you'll find that you will always be in demand with this degree.
Electrician: This field is expected to see growth in the near future and with it the need for trained professionals.
HVAC: This is a field that continues to grow. You will find a demand for those trained in the newest technology, as well as, older systems.
Plumbing: You will find that this degree offers job security because of new construction and maintaining systems that are all ready in place.
Welding: You'll find that this degree will offer you opportunities in industries like aviation, auto factories and many others.
You'll find a flexibility in online vocational programs that you won't find in a university or college program. If you find it necessary to work and take online classes you will see that a course schedule can be created just for you. Whether you attend full time or just take a few courses per semester you will be glad that you chose to get an online vocational degree.
Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools
Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.
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