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January 1st, 2014 by schoolbound

What is your New Years Resolution? Everybody has one. Some are about losing that extra ten pounds you gained eating all those Holiday goodies. Some are to quit unhealthful habits like smoking or fast food. And some are to make that career change you have been wanting to make for a long time now. I really can’t help you with the first two, but that last one is right in my wheelhouse!

The first step would be getting the training, certification or diploma you need to launch you on that path to advancement, higher paycheck and more fulfillment in your career. Schoolbound can help you find a school and a program that fits your interests and schedule as well as your budget. What are you waiting for?

Some of the top degrees and fastest growing fields with great job growth potential can be found here on this site. For example, Business degrees are ALWAYS useful and numerous agencies have reported that earning potential increases not only with experience, but the more education and certifications you have in this field. Great degrees and careers in the Business world are:

  1. Accounting (Average Salary: $53,000)
  2. Personal Financial Advisor (Average Salary: $70,000)
  3. Business Administration (Average Salary: $59,000)
  4. Financial Analyst (Average Salary: $76,000)
  5. Marketing Manager (Average Salary: $84,000)


Another great field to jump into that has tons of growth potential and constant change to keep you on your toes is Computer Technology. Great careers and degrees for this field are:

  1. Software Developer (Average Salary: $85,000)
  2. Programmer (Average Salary: $60,000)
  3. IT Manager (Average Salary: $65,000)
  4. Web Developer (Average Salary: $62,000)
  5. Interface (UI, UX) Designer (Average Salary: $85,000)

Marketing and Advertising are always hiring as well. Some potential degrees in this field are:

  1. Public Relations Specialist (Average Salary: $52,000)
  2. Marketing Director (Average Salary: $85,000)
  3. Advertising Account Executive (Average Salary: $56,000)
  4. Copywriter (Average Salary: $60,000)
  5. Graphic Designer  (Average Salary: $55,000)

And of course there is always the Medical field which is always hiring it seems. There is room for growth and lots of variations in levels of expertise from entry level to Masters. Some great degrees and career choices in this field are:

  1. Registered Nurse (Average Salary: $50,000)
  2. Medical Assistant (Average Salary: $40,000)
  3. Medical Billing (Average Salary: $35,000)
  4. Nurse Practitioner (Average Salary: $60,000)
  5. Emergency Medical Technician  (Average Salary: $54,000)
  6. Hospital Administration (Average Salary: $70,000)

There are other popular degrees with job growth potential that are exciting careers like Criminal Justice, Psychology and Culinary. Schoolbound Advisors are here to help you decide what works best for you and what could be your true calling, and we can put you in contact with schools that can get you started with one phone call. That is why we are here.

What better way to start off the New Year than with a solid plan for a prosperous and exciting future. Everyone has their New Years Resolutions. What is yours?