Do I really need a college degree?

That would depend on personal career goals. Sixty percent of jobs require post secondary education or training. In general, the higher the education, the higher the salary as well as better career options and security. However, there are many great career pathways that are in high demand and have a high wage that only require a post secondary certification and on the job training. Taking time to determine your career pathway and research options is an important first step in determining what education is needed to obtain your goals.

Many adults find they need further education or training to enter their career of choice or for increased earning potential or advancement. Others are in career transition or find themselves back in the workforce because of personal circumstances or economic conditions. With advancing technology and changing economic and employment conditions, many adults are experiencing an increasing demand to develop or update their knowledge and skills.