What does “most common level of education” mean?

Most common level of education refers to the education level most often needed to enter an occupation. Some jobs will require a bachelor’s degree while others may require a certificate or an associate degree. The careers on your score report show a variety of different education requirements. We selected jobs that require some form of education after high school as most jobs in the coming years will require some education or skills training beyond high school. Below are examples of different education opportunities you can take after high school:

  • Certificate
  • Some college
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s or Professional degree
  • Doctoral degree or more

You can explore colleges, including four-year, community colleges, and technical colleges in BigFuture’s College Search tool.

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