There is an additional element of prestige that comes with graduating from a program that is the only one of its kind, in addition to creating an outlet for creative students whose interest is not restricted to traditional degree programs.
American Fork, UT (PRWEB) March 20, 2014
Prospective students have a variety of interests—whether business-related, in the liberal arts arena, or otherwise—that are difficult to find at the locally available colleges and universities. If a student’s skills and interests lie in something unique that local education institutions do not have available, students might have to go outside their home state to find a degree program that works for them. Here, academic editing service TotalEdit.com provides are some unique undergraduate degree programs that are available only with one college or university.
“More and more, university admissions offices are finding that many students do not fit into the traditional mold.” Brittany Stoker, Chief Content Marketing Officer of academic editing service TotalEdit.com states. “There is an additional element of prestige that comes with graduating from a program that is the only one of its kind, in addition to creating an outlet for creative students whose interest is not restricted to traditional degree programs.”
For instance, Alfred State College, located in Alfred, New York, offers students a Motorsports Technology Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degree. With a combination of over 1,800 hours of traditional education and practical experience, students who graduate from this program will be equipped to repair and replace, as well as fabricate automobiles used for racing.
Also on the East Coast, in Paramus, New Jersey, is Bergen Community College, which offers students a Legal Nurse Consultant program. The goals of this program are to train students in the extensive ethical and legal practices and procedures inherent in the medical industry. Students who graduate from this program will be prepared to work as legal nursing consultants or paralegals, but with a highly specialized training, which is a valuable asset to employers.
Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts is the only higher education institution in the United States that offers a Master’s degree in Gastronomy. Jacques Pepin and world famous chef Julia Child cofounded this program together, which trains graduates to do more than just prepare a mean soufflé. This program also teaches students the fundamental aspects of food throughout history, in culture, and the social aspect of food.
Finally, the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, New York, offers a degree program in Toy Design that is designed to prepare students for the lucrative opportunities available in the billion-dollar toy industry. With an increasing number of toys being recalled for a variety of health and safety hazards every year, it is crucial that there are responsible people creating toys that are primarily concerned with the health and safety of children worldwide.