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Is an Associates degree considered a "low degree"?

I know associates degrees are only 2 years and they are below Bachelors and Masters, but when going to apply for a job, using it as a reference, etc. Is it considered a minor degree?

Asked By: healyallena - 8/13/2008
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Unfortunately there are too many ways to get a degree now. It's deflated the value of them... More
Answered By: cessnaxjock - 8/13/2008
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no its just what they are not a minor hubby has 2 and it about equalled a 1/2 degree when he went back to collge 20 years later
Answered By: a c - 8/13/2008
 
http://www.bls.gov/emp/emptab7.htm... More
Answered By: bluegoat114 - 8/13/2008
 
Yes, an associates isn't going to do much for most employers of professionals. It's a good start, but get at least a BA/BS for a chance at a good job.
Answered By: jb - 8/13/2008
 
I've never heard it called a "low degree," but it is not worth much on the job market unless you take a rather practical, technical program such as some technician-level jobs in the medical field, etc. These are pretty low-level jobs with little opportunity for advancement, but they can be stable as these sorts of... More
Answered By: ibu guru - 8/13/2008
 
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