Automotive / Vocational Programs

Auto mechanics and electricians are involved in detailed technical work that requires specialized education. A host of technical colleges and trade schools offer vocational courses for individuals who wish to enter these fields. Employers generally seek electricians who are graduates of four-year ap... READ MORE

Business Programs

Undergraduates who are interested in business studies may choose to enroll in Bachelor's of Business Administration (BBA) degree programs. BBA students may major in accounting, finance, management, international business, supply chain management and marketing. Coursework will vary in each major. BBA... READ MORE

Communications / Psych Programs

Psycho-therapists are required to hold degrees in psychology, which train students to assess human motivation, behavior and the structure of cognitive function. Students may also learn about mood disorders and mental health issues. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), undergrad... READ MORE

Computers / IT Programs

Bachelor's degrees in computer science, information science and management information typically take four years to finish. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), students who choose to enroll in these programs may take courses in computer programming, mathematics, engineering and statis... READ MORE

Criminal Justice / Legal Programs

Criminal justice degree programs help train students in a comprehensive understanding of the legal process. This largely interdisciplinary field is informed by findings from legal studies, psychology, theory, political science and sociology. Bachelor's-level coursework in this subject may be arrange... READ MORE

Culinary / Hospitality Programs

The hospitality field is vast, employing chefs, tourism managers and hoteliers. In the past, savvy professionals who could boast experience were able to land positions. Not every talented chef, for example, trained at a top culinary school. Today, however, formal education is typically needed to ent... READ MORE

Health Care / Medical Programs

Radiologists, surgical technologists and medical laboratory technicians all support nurses and doctors in healthcare settings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), all three professions require a high school degree, and previous classes in math, biology and chemistry. Hopeful radiologi... READ MORE

Massage / Therapy Programs

Massage therapists, acupuncturists and estheticians need training through special schools to become licensed to practice their professions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), massage therapists typically attend physical therapy school, where they learn the specifics of human anatomy,... READ MORE

Nursing Programs

Of the many educational paths one can take to become a registered nurse (RN), a bachelor's of science degree in nursing (BSN) program is the most straightforward. BSN programs may include coursework on care theory, human anatomy and physiology, the origins of nursing practice and the structure of th... READ MORE

Religious Studies Programs

Religious studies degree programs cover the practices and historical developments of the world's many faiths. Religious studies majors may focus on rituals, myths and the construction of various moral codes, using the texts of these faiths, anthropological studies and interdisciplinary accounts. Gra... READ MORE

Teaching / Education Programs

Teachers' education paths are shaped by their choice of specialty, teaching subject and institution. However, all teachers - from the elementary to post-secondary level - must have a college degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). They also may need to pass tests of their proficie... READ MORE

Visual Comm / Media Programs

Bachelor's degrees programs in media studies, communication, graphic design and the fine arts are offered at many universities, and they often emphasize a combination of practice and study. They may allow students to both create and study media. Film majors, for example, can study the history and th... READ MORE