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Are there any useful associates degrees for getting a well-paying job? What are they?

I'm in my first semester at a community college right now, just getting general studies. I HATE living at home though, so I was wondering if it would be a good idea to just get an associates degree in something and move to Chicago. Would there be ANY good jobs available? Or is it all for Bachelor degrees and up. I'm not interested in health care, but I'm looking into business/management.

Asked By: JackisLikeaPrayer - 9/7/2007
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With a two year degree, your best chance of obtaining a strong job right after graduation is if you major in something directly related to an occupation. In fact, often the associates is your ticket into the profession. I'll list only a few examples... More
Answered By: RoaringMice - 9/7/2007
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paralegals make good money and court reporters as well. As far as business management-yeah theres degrees but good luck getting a decent paying entry level job. im going through the same thing you are and i spend hours everyday researching careers that only require associates degrees... More
Answered By: Tammy G - 9/7/2007
 
If you're all right with administrative assistant-type work, you should be able to get by with an associate degree. For higher level management jobs, though, you'll probably run into trouble without a bachelors', particularly if you don't have a lot of work experience. Why not look into transferring to a four-year... More
Answered By: MM - 9/7/2007
 
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