The Value of a Continuing Engineering Education

Recent studies have shown going back to school and getting that extra degree will help further your career. Many engineers start out in the industry with only a bachelor’s degree to their name. This is a rarity in the world of major science professions, as most advanced professions require further education before you can enter that field. Doctors and research scientists, to give two examples, require post-bachelor studies (i.e., doctorate or master’s degree, thesis statement), certifications, or a state license to work in those professions. Engineering graduates are an exception to the rule. Many engineers enter the industry straight from college after achieving their bachelor’s degree, and not all engineers require a professional engineering license. Licensing for engineers is typically dependent on the type of field one enters, and many…


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