Best College Degrees for In-Demand Careers

YAHOO! Education recently published an article outlining the best college degrees for in-demand careers.  A degree in Business took the number one spot.  What's more, half of the featured degrees on the list are offered at Northwood University.  Own your future with a degree in one of these in-demand careers.

Highlights from the article are below, see the full article at

Business In-Demand Career Spotlight

  • Human resources specialists are often responsible for managing a company's payroll, recruitment, and benefits. Overall employment is projected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018.
  • Financial analysts provide investment information to companies and individuals. Financial analyst positions are projected to increase by 20 percent during the 2008 and 2018 decade.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree Programs

Accounting In-Demand Career Spotlight

  • Accountants/auditors generally oversee the financial aspects of companies, such as budgets, taxes, and public records. Accounting jobs are projected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018.
  • Cost estimators usually predict the cost, size, and duration of projects in construction and manufacturing. Cost estimator positions are projected to grow by 25 percent between 2008 and 2018.
  • Accounting Degree Program

Health Care Administration In-Demand Spotlight

  • Medical and health services managers handle the day-to-day operations of care facilities, such as personnel, finances, and admissions. The employment of medical and health services managers is projected to increase by 16 percent from 2008 to 2018.
  • Health Care Management Degree Program

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Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at two full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida and mid-Michigan. Adult Degree Programs are available in seven states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.