I am employed as an Application Systems Developer, I have been in IT for almost 30 years. My highest income was just short of $110,000 and I have an AS in Data Processing. I have server as a Team Lead, a Supervisor and a Department Manager. I have never let my lack of a BS hold me back.
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One career that I know can be secured with an Associate degree and promises both gratification and decent compensation is respiratory therapy. Like other healthcare professions, even respiratory therapy offers great job prospects and growth opportunities. To find out more details about RT training programs, check out the degrees available at California College San Diego respiratory therapist school.