About Vocational Degrees

Before you start any job, however prestigious or simple, your prospective employer will consider what skills and talents you can bring to the position. Whether you just need a pleasant personality to work in a shop, or you are required to have a long list of qualifications to work in the medical field, you can only be the right person for the job if you meet those requirements.

Knowing just what an employer is looking for before he hires is key in being able to get the job. You want to be just the person they’re looking for! You want your resume to stand out and your confidence and skills to make you a prime candidate. Education is a major key to having what it takes.

You can attend a four year college and get a degree that might fit the bill, or you can attend a vocational school and have a specialized degree that will ensure potential employers that you have studied and work intensely toward being the best employee you can be.

There are a huge number of vocational degrees that you can earn. Vocational schools have so many different focuses that you can choose from. Take almost any career field and you will find numerous different degrees and certifications that can be earned in the field. For example, in the field of nursing alone there are over 200 vocational degrees and certifications you can choose from!

Because vocational school is so specialized, you need to go into it knowing what you want. There is not time for goofing off for a year or two before choosing your major, like so many college students do. Decide what position you’d like to hold, one that you can be passionate about and get satisfaction from every day. Then find out what requirements there are to get such a position.

One of the great things about vocational degrees is that you can get one on top of your other education. Maybe you’ve been to college for a year or two and just now decided what you want to do for your career. You can switch to a vocational school and quickly get the degree that will help you find the job you want. Or maybe you’ve been working in one field for a short or long period of time and finally decided that this is not what you want to be doing for the rest of your life. You can head to a vocational college and get a degree quickly that will allow you to change jobs with good prospects.

Everyone should be able to have their dream job. Vocational colleges make this a possibility for many people, helping them gain the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in their field and a vocational degree to prove it. Find out what type of degree is required for your dream job and go out and get it!

 

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Consumers Energy, Oakland Schools Offer Natural Gas Boot Camp To Train, Hire High School Graduates
PONTIAC, Mich., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A natural gas boot camp program between Consumers Energy and Oakland Schools is helping the energy company meet a critical employment need while providing ...


Highmark Foundation awards $311,950 to schools in Western Pa. for innovative, healthy programs
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Highmark Foundation has awarded schools in Western Pennsylvania with $311,950 in "Creating a Healthy School Environment" grants for innovative, healthy programs that begin in September when local students head back to schools. Ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 each, 55 grants were awarded to Western Pennsylvania schools serving students in kindergarten ...


Snyder: Vocational schools key to economic growth - Crain's Detroit Business

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Snyder: Vocational schools key to economic growth
Crain's Detroit Business
Snyder said he would try to make Michigan a leader in vocational training by working with businesses and schools. EURśWe need the collaboration of the private sector, the creativity with the education sector and we need the connection with the government .
Michigan Governor Sees Vocational Schools as Economic KeyBloomberg

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Glen Rock High School claims eighth spot in rankings
School maintained its top 10 positioning in bi-annual rankings...


Tech-voc schools told to offer courses for employable skills
The Technical Skills and Development Authority (TESDA) urged technical and vocational (tech-voc) schools to offer courses that could help generate employable skills. TESDA provincial director for Davao City and Davao del Sur Nestor S. Tabada said that there should be schools that offer technical and vocational courses like those courses on how to respond during [EUR¦]..


Meridian Tech chief gets a close view of China's vocational schools - Stillwater News Press

Meridian Tech chief gets a close view of China's vocational schools
Stillwater News Press
STILLWATER, Okla. EUR” Meridian Technology Center Superintendent and CEO Doug Major recently traveled to The People's Republic of China for a week as the guest of a private vocational technical school in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province in .

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State to Fund New Vocational School in Somerset Co. - WBOC TV 16

State to Fund New Vocational School in Somerset Co.
WBOC TV 16
Dr. John Gaddis, Somerset County's school superintendent, said the state notified him about covering the cost of construction for a new trade school. He said the J.M. Tawes Technology and Career Center is more than 50 years old and no longer meets the .

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Ivies Are the Best Trade Schools Around - Daily Beast

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Ivies Are the Best Trade Schools Around
Daily Beast
Do elite schools provide a liberal arts education? No. They think they do, and they pride themselves on offering courses that don't seem vocational, but in fact the motives with which students approach these courses usually render every subject vocational.
Your Criticism of My Ivy League Takedown Further Proves My PointThe New Republic

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State legislators chat with Weston residents
Taxes on local businesses, vocational schools, and bamboo were among the topics discussed at a town hall-style meeting held Wednesday, July 23, at Weston Town Hall...


First in Finland: Sustainable development certificate for Kainuu vocational school - YLE News

First in Finland: Sustainable development certificate for Kainuu vocational school
YLE News
First in Finland: Sustainable development certificate for Kainuu vocational school. The business line for both youths and adults at the Kainuu Vocational College (KAO) has been awarded a sustainable development certificate, the first of its kind in .

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College Corner: Alternatives for higher education
Last weeks College Corner introduced the U.C. and Cal State school systems, and this week details the many alternatives for higher education, including community college, vocational/trade schools, and private schools...


Commentary: Tech, vocational schools serve vital need
By early 2015, tens of thousands of troops will have returned stateside after more than a decade of military engagement in Iraq and Afghanistan...


Tighter security, renos and new equipment among changes at Simcoe County schools
In less than two weeks, the doors will be locked but the schools will be open...


New Providence, Magnet School, Academy for IT make NJ Monthly's top high schools
New Providence High School ranked in the top 20 at number 6 (last year the school was named first on the list), and the Union County Magnet school (tied for #3) and the Academy for Information Technology (#6) made the magazine's list of Top Vocational High Schools...


 

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