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Find Bachelor's Degree Programs

Find schools that want you for Bachelor's Degree programs and other College degrees and certifications.

Bachelor's degree programs are offered at hundreds, if not thousands of public and private universities, as well as an array of online schools, making finding the right bachelor's degree program a challenge. It's important to do your research and have an understanding of your goals before deciding on a school.

Bachelor's Degree Overview

Bachelor's degrees typically require you to complete between 120 and 130 course credits, which takes about four years of full-time study. Once you receive your bachelor's degree, you then have the option to enter the workforce or continue your academic career by pursuing a master's or doctorate degree.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background and extracurricular activities helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Scores from college entrance exams like the ACT and SAT are usually required. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a specific school.

Career Opportunities After Earning A Bachelor's Degree

With an bachelor's degree in hand, graduates can pursue a career in whatever field their studies were focused on, or decide to continue their education in pursuit of a master's or doctorate degree.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupations that typically require workers to have a bachelor's degree had a median wage of $72,830 in 2017, nearly double the $37,690 median wage for all occupations.

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and what industry the job is for. Those working for non-profits can expect a lower salary than those working for prestigious institutions or large corporations.

References

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.
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