If you have a career in mind and wonder about its degree requirements, browse this list of occupations. The degree shown for each profession is a minimum requirement. You can earn higher-level degrees and stay within your field; for example, work as a teacher and earn a graduate degree. To find education requirements for other jobs, visit the online Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Sample careers and college degrees
Over four years of college
(Graduate degree required)
Heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration technician