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Careers Without a College Degree

Guest Author - Dianne Walker

Attending college is an extremely expensive commitment. Without the assistance of scholarships or other funding, a degree can be an illusive dream of anyone hoping to increase their marketability. While having a degree is essential in some fields, there are many professions that do not require a college education.

The healthcare field is one example of a career choice where certain positions do not require a four year degree. If you don't want to become a doctor, but desire to work in healthcare, there are many options available. Below is a partial list of health care related opportunities that do not require a degree:

Registered Nurses
Medical and Laboratory Technicians
Dental Assistants
Physical Therapists
Home Health Aides

Career opportunities also exist for people that are looking for a career in education or social services. If you want to become a teacher, a degree is required. Lack of a degree will not necessarily exclude you from the schools or classrooms. You can gain valuable experience even if youíre working toward obtaining a college degree. Consider employment in these fields:

Library Assistant
Library Technicians
Child Care Workers
Residential Advisors
Teacher Assistants

If you find careers in recreation, travel or personal services to be exciting, opportunities are plentiful. Careers in these fields require the fundamental skill in being able to provide exceptional customer service. Consider these careers when thinking about recreation and travel:

Flight Attendants
Chefs or Head Cooks
Lodging Managers
Housekeeping Supervisors
Travel Guides

Have you always wanted to be the boss? Becoming a manager or first line supervisor is also possible without a degree. Some positions may not pay as much as their counterparts with a degree, but supervisory positions are still possible. Some companies also offer tuition reimbursement for their employees. You can continue to work in the management field while the company pays for you to pursue your education. Once done, you can apply for the upper level management positions which do require a college degree. Many times, employers may not be particular concerning what type of degree you possess as long as the experience is applicable to the position.

If attaining a college degree is currently not within your reach, donít despair. The variety and sheer numbers of non-degree positions make it possible for you to still make a healthy income and advance in career opportunities in a wide range of fields. Take your time to research the available positions through the many resources available. Attending college is an expensive commitment. Itís important to determine if the time and expense is necessary for you to enjoy a career that is best suited for you.
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