Associate's Degree

We asked 51,846 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?

64%

Did this certification help you make more money?

64% said earning their Associate's Degree helped them make more money.Based on 51,715 responses

Did this certification help you get a job?

66%

Did this certification help you get a job?

66% said earning their Associate's Degree helped them get a job.Based on 51,714 responses

Would you recommend this certification?

89%

Would you recommend this certification?

89% said they would recommend a family member of friend to earn their Associate's Degree.Based on 51,716 responses

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

Based on 51,846 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 33,863 responses
Customer Service RepresentativeView jobs
3%
Medical AssistantView jobs
3%
Registered NurseView jobs
2%
Administrative AssistantView jobs
2%
ManagerView jobs
2%
Other job titles: 2,764

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

33,861 people answered
I wish I would have started college as soon as I completed High School.
May 3, 2021
Obtaining a degree allows you to move forward and progress in you career path.
May 3, 2021
It would have been beneficial to understand the productivity expectations working in the SNF setting.
May 3, 2021
How much the trade wears your body and mind down.
May 3, 2021
Exactly which degree would provide more opportunities
May 3, 2021
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What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Associate's Degree?

35,057 people answered
I would advise them to try it and see if it works for them, it’s a good start to see if you like the medical assistant.
May 3, 2021
It is never to late to go to college.
May 3, 2021
Obtaining an Associate’s Degree is helpful in moving forward in your career path and in your profession toward higher education in a field of interest.
May 3, 2021
It's helpful if you are a lifelong learner; this career requires continuing education.
May 3, 2021
Make sure they are aware the risks and rewards associated with such career involved.
May 3, 2021
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