No Bachelor's Degree Required

Schmidt, Megan
September 2013
Quality Progress;Sep2013, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p12
Academic Journal
The article offers information on Jonathan Rothwell's study "The Hidden STEM Economy" that reveals the availability of 13 million jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) which do not require four-year college degrees. The study shows the increasing demand for auto technicians, mechanics, and electricians, urges the U.S. government to focus more support toward STEM careers, and highlights the vitality of blue-collar STEM workers to economic growth and innovation.


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