- Learn what college degree needed for popular occupations.
- Learn to use ONET for job search.
- Understand what it takes to pursue your future career.
- Go to O*NET online
- On the top right corner, you will see an Occupation Quick Search.
- by clicking on any occupation, you will see the details, scroll down to the Education section to read what most people have for this certain job. Usually the one with the highest number next to it is what you want to pursue.
- For example, for Middle School teachers, 64% have bachelors degree, 13% post graduate certificate, and 13% master’s degree. This tells us that the appropriate degree level is a bachelors degree.
- Use your knowledge to guess what college degree level is needed for the following occupation/jobs. If you dont know, use ONET to give you the answer.
- Paralegal or Legal Assistant
- Registered Nurse
- Mechanical Engineer
- Graphic Designer
- Computer Programmer
- Dental Hygienist
- for this last one, browse your real future occupation and tell me what college degree is needed