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Associate's Degree

We asked 49,901 job seekers about their Associate's Degree. This is what they told us:

  • 56% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Associate's Degree
  • 64% said earning their Associate's Degree helped them make more money
  • 66% said earning their Associate's Degree helped them get a job
  • 89% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Associate's Degree

What are people saying about getting a Associate's Degree?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 49,770 responses

64% said earning their Associate's Degree helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 49,769 responses

66% said earning their Associate's Degree helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 49,771 responses

89% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Associate's Degree

Why did you decide to earn your Associate's Degree?

Based on 49,901 responses

Required for my current job

10%

Make more money

26%

Changing careers

19%

Get an edge over other candidates

13%

Help my career progression

56%

Other

21%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 32,267 responses

Customer Service Representative View jobs

3%

Medical Assistant View jobs

3%

Registered Nurse View jobs

2%

Administrative Assistant View jobs

2%

Manager View jobs

2%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Associate's Degree?

32,235 people answered

“I wish I would’ve continued to go to school for my bachelors degree”

Jan. 17, 2021

“I wish I knew to already have a job lined up after I received my degree. With COVID-19 going on , it’s hard to step foot in anyone’s place of business.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“I would have completed other certifications in addition to my degree and intend on doing so now.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“Nothing really. I haven’t yet done anything with my degree, although I need to go back and complete school, but I’m sure that I would be able to find a position.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“The length of time to get degree going part time!”

Jan. 17, 2021

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Associate's Degree?

33,406 people answered

“Make sure you have experience in accounting already or continue to find the degree you really want”

Jan. 17, 2021

“Go for it !! You can do it ! The best will be yet to come , all it takes is patience.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“Find what resources should be useful to you and take advantage of them - they are out there and available.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“Look at different jobs available.On the job training or.apprenticeship”

Jan. 17, 2021

“Stay in school full time if at all possible!”

Jan. 17, 2021