Presentation on theme: "Best Postsecondary Options 8 th Grade Career & Postsecondary & Exploration #4."— Presentation transcript:
Best Postsecondary Options 8 th Grade Career & Postsecondary & Exploration #4
Objectives Invesitigate Iseek – Connecting Career and Postsecondary Planning Explore Two and Four-Year Colleges – Community and Technical Colleges – 4-Year Colleges and Universities Update Postsecondary Plan – Career Readiness – Admissions Readiness
Review 1.One career cluster – Health Sciences 2.One of the fastest growing career clusters – Health Sciences 3.Average annual salary for a surgeon – $184,150
Two and Four-Year Colleges 2-year colleges have many good attributes Often less expensive that 4-year colleges Can transfer to a 4-year college after graduation 2-year Degrees to work or a 4-year college For Accounting – Associate’s in Applied Science (AAS) » One-third of work in science or liberal arts – Associate's in Science (AS) » Half of work in science or liberal arts Iseek provides valuable information
Associate Degree to Career Automotive Apparel and Design Accounting Construction Cosmetology/Hair Design Culinary Arts (Chef) Dental Assistant Electrician Hotel Management Nursing Public Safety Physician’s Assistant Veterinary Tech Welding
Associate Degree to 4-Year College Accounting Art Business Computer Science Education Fashion Design Hotel Management Horticulture Nursing Mathematics Music Sciences Physician Assistant Visual Arts
4-Year College or University Majors Accounting Biology Business Communications Criminal Justice Computer Science Education Engineering Finance Marketing Nursing Psychology Mathematics Music Physical Science Political Science Physician’s Assistant Visual Arts
2-Year Community and Tech. Colleges Minnesota Schools Alexandria Tech Anoka-Ramsey CC Century College Fergus Falls CC Itasca Community Coll. Minneapolis (MCTC) Rochester Com./Tech. Winona Technical Col. Out-State Schools Wisconsin: Madison CC Illinois: Elgin Com. Col. Western Iowa Technical C. S. Dakota: Lake Area Tech N. Dakota: United Tribes Florida: Miami Dade CC Central Oregon CC New Mex. Military Inst.
4-Year Colleges Minnesota Schools Augsburg College Carleton College Gustavus Adolphus St. Johns University University of Minnesota Crookston Duluth Morris Twin Cities Out-State Schools University of Wisconsin Illinois: Northwestern U Iowa: Luther College S. Dakota: Augustana Col. N. Dakota: Trinity Bible New York University Alaska Pacific University University of Hawaii
Pair and Share Are there associate’s degrees that prepare students to go straight to a high skill career that interests you? If so, which majors and colleges interest you and why? Does getting an associate’s degree before going to a 4- year college or university interest you? If so, which majors and colleges interest you and why? Does going to the same college or university for 4 years to get a bachelor’s degree interest you? If so, which majors and colleges interest you and why?
Assignment Tonight Investigate Related College Majors Using Iseek Gain awareness of more colleges and their majors Be prepared to add colleges to Postsecondary Plan
Review 1.Two types of degrees offered in Accounting at a two-year college – AAS and AS 2.AAS degree an acronym for – Associate of Applied Science 3.Types of degree offered at a four-year college or university – Bachelors