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Professional doctorate degrees

Dr. Julie Masterson compares different professional doctorate degrees and their degree designators, academic content, and employment opportunities.

May 24, 2022 | by Dr. Julie Masterson

How to become a licensed professional engineer (PE) 

Finally earned your engineering degree and looking to get licensed in your state? This simple guide offers all the essential information for becoming a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the U.S.

May 19, 2022 | by DegreeChoices Staff

What is STEM?

STEM professions are facing a shortage as the modern world relies on their expertise in fields from actuary to zoology. With high salaries and employment opportunities, this is the time to study STEM.

May 19, 2022 | by DegreeChoices Staff

58 Trade school vs. college statistics for 2022

Evaluate trade school vs. college through 2022 statistics covering loans, costs, career opportunities, and more — or see a snapshot in our comparison infographic.

May 13, 2022 | by DegreeChoices Staff

Progressive colleges in the U.S.

Our study has assessed the top 40 universities and colleges across the U.S. based on statistics concerning diversity, inclusivity, sustainability, and freedom of speech.

May 10, 2022 | by Brandes Gress

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Community colleges offer personalized student support

Compared to their bigger, better-funded higher education cousins, community colleges are implementing changes that promote...

May 9, 2022 | by Dr. Karen A. Stout

Getting down to business: What’s the difference between B.B.A. vs. B.S.?

Want to know the differences between BBA vs. BS degrees? Read our comprehensive guide on...

May 4, 2022 | by DegreeChoices Staff

Rural colleges drive workforce development

Education and employment opportunities in rural communities have been declining for decades. Community colleges are...

April 15, 2022 | by Dr. Gregory Hodges

Decision fatigue: how to manage during the admissions process

Learning how to overcome decision fatigue during the admissions process can be tough. Thankfully, we’ve...

April 13, 2022 | by DegreeChoices Staff

How colleges can support students transferring to 4-year programs

Many dreams of transferring into a 4-year program have been dashed due to poor planning....

April 8, 2022 | by Dr. Hal Higdon

Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) in the U.S.

HSIs enroll 70% of all Latino college students in the U.S. Many are looking for...

March 2, 2022 | by DegreeChoices Staff

Women’s colleges in the U.S.

Women's colleges were established to diminish the disparity between sexes in higher education and continue...

January 10, 2022 | by Olga Knezevic

Five developments in higher education to watch in 2022

A new year with new challenges for higher education. Here are five developments to monitor...

January 7, 2022 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

Faster learning and less debt: why credential stacking is the degree path of the future

A new way to enhance your employability without breaking the bank is pursuing credentials. Learn...

January 7, 2022 | by DegreeChoices Staff

Earning a bachelor’s degree at community college

A growing number of states are passing legislation that allows community colleges to offer bachelor...

January 5, 2022 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

Religiously affiliated colleges in the U.S.

Students looking to combine their spirituality with academia may thrive and benefit from attending a...

January 3, 2022 | by Olga Knezevic

Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs)

HBCUs are community anchor institutions and hubs of Black excellence, crucial for the economic upliftment...

November 26, 2021 | by DegreeChoices Staff

The different types of educational institutions

More than simply colleges and universities, educational institutions differ by program, funding, student demographic, and...

November 24, 2021 | by DegreeChoices Staff

What you need to know about need-blind admissions

Need-blind admissions helps students who are at a financial disadvantage have an equal opportunity to...

October 27, 2021 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

Guide to studying abroad

Considering a semester or summer abroad? Read our guide to help you decide where to...

October 21, 2021 | by DegreeChoices Staff

A guide to test-optional and test-blind admissions

Find out what test-optional and test-blind admissions are and what this means for applicants in...

October 4, 2021 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

Online vs on-campus courses

This article by the team at Degree Choices looks at the pros and cons of...

January 27, 2021 | by Ana Mcginley