Let's paint a common scenario... You are currently 41 years old, working as a human resource specialist. You have -some completed college credits, but you never finished college because other life obligations knocked you off your initial path to pursue your college degree. You have been employed for many years in the same role, but in order to advance your career to a managerial role, you must obtain a Bachelor's degree. You are weighing your options, and are a bit frazzled about where to start your search for the right college.
Where to Start
Schedule a meeting with an admissions manager - then from there speak to your employer to see what kind of tuition reimbursement they may offer. Tuition reimbursement may vary by company, so ensure that you are well informed about all of your options.
You'll find that enrolling in a degree program will give you the knowledge and skills you need to move up in your current industry. Now that you've matured and understand our interests, goals, and learning styles, you are perfectly positioned to return to school to pursue a career you know you want to be in. the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that two-thirds of all jobs in 2018 will require employees to have a postsecondary education, which means you're much more likely to be hired in your new field with a degree under your belt.
As you choose to continue working in your current position while you take classes - you'll know that a more satisfying future is on the horizon.