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NEW REPORT FINDS THAT 63 PERCENT OF ASSOCIATE’S DEGREES IN STEM EARN MORE THAN BACHELOR’S DEGREES IN NON-STEM OCCUPATIONS

A new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
shows that 65 percent of Bachelor’s degrees in STEM (science, engineering, technology and mathematics) occupations earn more than Master’s degrees in non-STEM occupations. Similarly, 47 percent of Bachelor’s degrees in STEM occupations
earn more than PhDs in non-STEM occupations. Furthermore, even people with only STEM certificates can earn more than people with non-STEM degrees; for instance certificate holders in engineering earn more than Associate’s degree-holders in
business and more than Bachelor’s degree-holders in education. Read More

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