Are you thinking about returning to school to prepare for a new career, or improve the skills you have in your current job?
If you are, you aren’t alone—and it’s a smart move to consider.
More and more adults are returning to college to either prepare for a new career or keep up with their current one, according to the New York Times. The Times profiled people who returned to school under different circumstances and successfully re-emerged in the marketplace with jobs in healthcare, marketing, and accounting.
Continuing education experts say that returning to school is a realistic expectation for many people. It isn’t unusual for workers change careers, and those who stay in one career need to upgrade their skill sets to remain competitive.
In addition, people will eventually retire. The Times cited municipal finance as one area that will face numerous retirements in the coming years. People who watch the job market say the healthcare sector will continue to expand. More allied health staff will be hired to meet growing demands on the healthcare system, whose workforce is aging along with the general population.
The schools and colleges of Anthem Education Group offer career-focused diplomas and degrees, in fields looking for employees with up-to-date skills:
Our Web site has more information and a full list of programs that can help you land a job in these and other dynamic careers, or enhance the skills you have in your current position. Some programs are available online.
At Anthem, you can go from learning to earning in less time than you may think. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Visit us today!