Report Advises Students to Pick High Demand Fields at Community Colleges

Publication: Sun Sentinel

Author: Scott Travis


10/20/2009 - As the recession as left many Floridians jobless or under employed, many have been flocking to community colleges. And that’s a good choice, especially if they pick high demand career fields, a study released Tuesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts suggests.

Pew found that students earning a community college degree can increase their earnings by $7,900, a 29 percent increase over those with only a high school diploma. The survey examined 84,000 Floridians who completed high school in 2000 and attended a college in the state.

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