Bureau of Labor Statistics (7.8 percent).Earning your degree has never been more paramount than in today’s economy. The nationally recognized DSST Program offers 38 exams in college subject areas (comparable to final end-of-course exams) that can help students earn college degrees faster and help workers win jobs sooner and with higher pay. Need some stats to back it up?Armed with an Associate’s degree, the rate of unemployment drops to 6.8 percent, a full percentage point below the national average.Unemployment declines even further, to 4.9 percent, when workers have Bachelor’s degrees (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 2012). Need more proof?The National Center for Education Statistics reports a $15,000 difference in U.S.
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DSST: One Veteran’s Story
The DSST program is nationally recognized in subjects such as Social Sciences, Math, Applied Technology, Business, Physical Sciences and Humanities. Prometric , through a network of more than 1,200 test centers in the U.S., delivered 39,000 exams to active duty military in 2012. The DSST program is designed to help active duty military and civilian students reach educational and career goals faster and at less cost. More than 1,900 institutions in the U.S. recognize DSST and award college credit toward a degree for students who successfully pass exams. Among all DSST candidates, military and civilian, students using DSST to earn college credit save an average of $670 on tuition.
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Active Duty Military Stay the Course through DSST
It did, literally, save my life.” | Source: Prometric photo-release BALTIMORE, July 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scott Powers joined the military four days after graduating from Westbury High School, in Houston, Texas. He went on to serve 24 years in the U.S. Navy, as a cryptologist, serving in combat and supporting in-theater forces and Special Forces.
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