Can't college teachers become whatever job they want because they are teaching it?

Im not sure what they study for during colleges, say u wanted to be a doctor... what would be the build up of your classes? but if the teacher is teachign them and say only makes 60,000 a year (idk how much they make) couldnt they switch over to the doctor job making 100,000 a year, cuz they are teachign it. btw if you have a doctorals degree from a crappy college, could you go to another college and go through college again to get a better doctorals degree?

Asked By: Wassup - 9/13/2010
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You need a PhD to teach at the college level. People teaching medicine usually have a PhD and an MD and are making a ton of money for teaching. Yes, they could practice medicine if they wanted to, and many do. Other fields don't pay professors nearly as much (like the humanities) because there's not a lot else you... More
Answered By: eri - 9/13/2010
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Teaching college is a lifestyle more than a job. I teach management and economics. Yes, I could get a job in business. Teaching college is really a lot of fun. You do a lot of different things. Some writing, some committee work, some advising, introducing new courses, and then you get to teach. You are on stage... More
Answered By: Chris - 9/13/2010
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