I recently conducted a voluntary survey of 83 Registered Nurses in an Intensive Care Unit to understand why Associates Degree Nurses have not returned to school to pursue their Bachelors Degree in Nursing.
A second flyer listed four major benefits to first obtaining a General Studies Associates Degree;
classes are also available at night.
There has been much discussion on improving the process and transferability of a two-year associates degree
to a four-year institution (Carnevale et al., 2010; College Board, 2011; Ignash, 1997; Ignash & Kotun, 2005; Makela et al., 2012).
Previously, he studied at Nassau Community College, where he earned an Associates Degree
and membership into Phi-Theta Kappa, a national honor society of two-year colleges.
I plan on getting my Associates degree
and transferring to a four-year college in two years.
Snarr holds an associates degree
from Northern Virginia Community College.
She previously worked as a regional property manager for The Gale Company and earned her Associates Degree
in Business from Warren County Community College.
For associates degrees
, the trend has been flat for men over the past two years (indeed increasing slightly this last year), whereas for women the recent trend shows continuing slight declines.
Conferred by Race/Ethnicity in 1999-2000, 2008-09, and 2009-10 Avg.
Also, as our Overall Top 100 list shows, one institution in particular--University of Phoenix Online Campus--now dominates the top spot, having conferred nearly 24,000 associates degrees
in 2008-09, representing 3 percent of the national total.
21 in the "Top 100 Associates Degrees
Conferred to Hispanic Students in All Disciplines" in the June 18 issue of Community College Week.