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Technical fields that are currently in demand

  1. 1. Technical Fields that Are Currently In DemandThe importance of picking the right career can’t be stressed enough. With competition soaring and high unemploymentrates, it becomes imperative to make well-researched, calculated decisions about your education. In this article we’regoing to discuss the fields that are currently indemand, so if you’re considering degree programs for college, you shouldread on.Healthcare and medicineThe healthcare industry has continued to grow through the recession, and analysts believe it will continue to do so at asteady rate. For instance, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment opportunities of registerednurses are expected to grow by 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, a rate much faster than average for all occupations. 1 TheBLS projections predict 711,900 jobs opening up in this space of time. Students are attracted to careers in healthcarebecause of the stability, job security, and benefits (dental and medical insurance, retirement plans, paid vacation and sickleave, etc.) that often come with being a healthcare professional.Degrees to consider: Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN), Bachelor’s of Respiratory Therapy, Bachelor’s inHealthcare Administration, Bachelor’s in Health Information Management, etc.Information technologyInformation technology is one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy. The reason for this is quite simple: almosteverything today requires some form of technology. Careers as software architects, systems engineers, softwareengineers, IT analysts, and network systems and data communications analysts are some of the highest-paying jobs inthe IT industry.Degrees to consider: Bachelor’s degrees in computer science, programming, networking, and web design, etc.Finance and AccountingFor people who are comfortable working with numbers, work well under pressure, and have an analytical bent of mind,acareer in finance and accounting is just what you need. Furthermore, it is one of the highest paying, in-demand fields inthe current job market. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, accountants and auditors can earn salaries of upto $106,880 a year, depending on experience, education, and location.2Degrees to consider: Bachelor’s in accounting, accounting and finance, forensic accounting, finance, and economicsWhich college should you go to?There is no definitive way to answer that question, because college choice is entirely subjective. Where you go to collegedepends upon YOUR interests, YOUR goals, and YOUR requirements. What you can do in order to eliminate mistakes ismake sure that you are very clear about what you want to study and what your preferences are,and be thorough with yourresearch. Let’s take the example of California College San Diego. If you read a few reviews and testimonials of CaliforniaCollege San Diego, you’d be able to find out about the college’s accreditation, student services, financial aid assistanceprograms, and student experiences. Similarly, if you read a few complaints about California College San Diego, you’d geta better idea of where the college may belacking and need improvement.Reading reviews, testimonials, and complaints about any college give you the chance to find out every minute detail abouta college, allowing you to make a well-researched decision about your education.This is the time to invest in a college degree that can help you pursue a successful career. Invest in a technical degree tohelp increase your chance of finding a job after you graduate.References:bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Registered-nurses.htm#tab-6bls.gov/ooh/Business-and-Financial/Accountants-and-auditors.htm#tab-5