Post-Secondary Education

What degrees you can get after High School

What is Post-Secondary education?

A College or University that offers any degree program to further a students education past high school.

Undergraduate School

When a student graduates High School, and wishes to further their education, and decides to attend a college or University this is the school they must attend.


You can earn two types of degrees in Undergraduate school.

Associates degree- Community or Junior College, trade or professional schools

Bachelors degree- A four year college or university

Associates Degree

60 hours of course work- about two years - Around $8,000 for two years

EXAMPLE JOBS: Advertising Sales Agent, Air Traffic Controller

Bachelors Degree

120 hours of course work- About 4 years - Around $21,000-$40,000 for four years

EXAMPLE JOBS: Commercial Insurance, Accounting

Graduate School

When a student has completed undergraduate school, and still wishes to further their education, and decides to attend a college or university they must choose a school with this option.


You can earn two types of degrees in Graduate school.

Masters degree- Public or Private University

Doctorate degree- Public or Private University

Masters Degree

60 hours or course work- About two years - Around $25,000-$35,000 for two years

EXAMPLE JOBS: Geneticist, Physical Therapist

Doctorate Degree

64 hours of course work- About 3-4 years - Around $123,000-$181,000 for 3-4 years

EXAMPLE JOBS: Chemist, Post-Secondary teachers