In today’s competitive job market, having a degree can be the difference between landing a job and being passed over
Foster City, CA (PRWEB) February 22, 2011
The leading online education directory, WorldWideLearn.com, has released details on this year’s top 10 degree programs that are garnering the most attention from site users. Using a combination of mean annual wages and other statistical data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s anticipated that the highlighted degree programs will be in heavy demand for 2011.
Having access to trending degree programs can be advantageous for future career planning and identifying job sectors that are expanding and lucrative. Because college attendance is on the rise, with a projected 19 million students enrolling this fall, WorldWideLearn’s degree program overview may help shape student’s academic choices.
“In today’s competitive job market, having a degree can be the difference between landing a job and being passed over,” shared WorldWideLearn.com spokesperson Doug Jones. “Data shows us that people with degrees earn more on average than those without. By connecting our users to the degree programs that they’re most interested in we’re helping them get one step closer to securing a job with top earning potential.”
According to the U.S. Census and the National Center for Education Statistics, the average national salary of workers 18 years and older with an advanced degree was $80,977 compared to $21,484 for workers with high school diplomas. WorldWideLearn.com’s list of top degree programs contain median salary information and growth projections for the decade ahead.
Some of the in-demand degree programs featured on WorldWideLearn.com, include:
- Business administration, management and operations
- Criminal justice and corrections
- Teacher education and professional development
With both online education and campus-based education options available, WorldWideLearn.com helps students find the right learning institution for their education needs. For additional details on the top degree programs of 2011 visit WorldWideLearn.com to view the slideshow.
WorldWideLearn.com is the world's premier online directory of education, featuring informative resources, more than 2,500 online courses, over 1,600 online degree programs, 200 online universities, and 2,300 campus-based career college programs. WorldWideLearn.com receives thousands of visitors each day and has been featured on MSMoney.com.
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