What takes the least amount of school for the most money?

Im 30 and I want to go to school. I live in PA and Im a single mother of 2 children. I have my HS diploma but never went to college. Can someone please tell me what I can go to school for that would take the least amount of time and make the most money? My interests are are human services but Im open to anything. Thank you!!

Asked By: Heather - 4/24/2011
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"human services" pay pretty close to the bottom of all skilled occupations. For some reason, save the world types aren't paid very well at all. If you look at any list of lowest paying degreed occupations, things like teacher, social worker, translator, and the like are on the bottom of the stack... More
Answered By: CoachT - 4/24/2011
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engineering 4 years 50K right out of school min always in demand... nursing 2 years school always in demand 50K a year..those are you best options really
Answered By: hommiiess - 4/24/2011
Nursing. That's all I can think of.
Answered By: Can't take it anymore - 4/24/2011
Nursing, ultrasound tech, radiation therapy, respiratory therapy. All of these take about 2 years and you can find out the job outlook and earnings here: good luck!
Answered By: premedlady - 4/24/2011
You need a decent career you can get with a 2 year AA degree or less. A 4 year degree is going to generally make more money, but the time to get it at your age probably will not be worth it. So you have things like a LVN, a paralegal, a physician's assistant... The nice thing about an LVN is that you can start... More
Answered By: Matt - 4/24/2011
Nursing. Earn an Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from your local community college.
Answered By: Frankie M - 4/24/2011
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