What is Career and Technical Education (CTE)?
Career and technical education, or CTE, is an approach to learning that has begun making a big difference in students' lives. Learn more about the world of CTE education programs and the importance of career and technical education to individuals and communities.
Top Vocational and Trade Schools
Vocational school can be a great way to train for a new career or brush up your skills to advance in your current job. Check out our list of the best vocational schools in the U.S. and find out how they help students prepare for top careers.
How Much Does Trade School Cost?
It's an important question for those deciding if a vocational education is right for them: How much does trade school cost? Find detailed answers using data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
10 Jobs With the Biggest Pay Disparities Across the Country
Did you know you could be making more money doing the same job in another state? Check out our list of jobs with the largest pay disparities across states in the U.S., with salaries adjusted for cost of living.
Jobs for Problem-Solvers
If you've got a knack for solving puzzles or nosing the solutions to real-world problems, you might be able to make use of your talent in some unexpected ways. Check out this list of top careers for problem solvers — you're bound to see a few that will surprise you.
12 Jobs Where You Play All Day
Imagine getting paid to play all day. While no job is perfect, these 12 jobs have a certain element of playtime that make them uniquely fun.
15 Blue-Collar Jobs for Adrenaline Junkies
Looking for a rush? Here are 15 jobs that make every day an adventure -- and you don't even need a four-year degree to do them.
12 Solid Jobs for Technophobes
Do you fear or dislike new technology? You may be a technophobe, and while it's tough to avoid computers in most workplaces, these 12 jobs are suited for the technologically averse.
7 Great Gigs for Introverts
Introverts can bring a lot to almost any job, but some careers appeal more to their personalities than others. Read on to learn more.
In celebration of Labor Day, here's our list of jobs that are not only tough, but many of them provide a helpful service that often goes unthanked.
5 Most and 5 Least Likely Jobs to be Replaced by Robots
Is your job at risk of being replaced by machines? Here's a look at the top and bottom five jobs from a recent study done by Oxford.
7 Non-Office Jobs That Are Suddenly In-Demand
Tired of sitting behind a desk all day? These seven jobs are some of the fast-growing careers in the U.S. today, and could be a great match for those who want to stay away from cubicles.
10 Highest-Paying Jobs for Vocational Grads
With solid job growth and compensation as high as six figures in some cases, these careers are a testament to the value of vocational education.
5 Trade School Myths, and Why They're Wrong
Despite the educational opportunities that trade schools provide, there are still several myths that persist about vocational education. With the help of an expert in the field, we aim to bust five of these myths, and give you the real scoop about vocational education.
Tips for Women in 4 of the Fastest-Growing Skilled Trades
Despite advances in working rights of women, skilled trades are still considered "non-traditional" careers for women. To help break down barriers for others considering a career in a trade, we asked some ladies from the fastest-growing skilled trades to offer their advice to other girls considering these career paths.
Beating the averages: When vocational training tops a 4-year degree
Despite figures that show the benefits of 4-year degrees, vocational training might be more rewarding in many cases.
5 Questions to Ask
If you're wondering how to choose between one vocational education program and another and what you should know about choosing the right vocational school, there are important questions to answer regarding accreditation, career placement and more.
10 Health Care Careers You Can Start in Two Years or Less
Some of the most exciting and lucrative health care careers out there require less than two years of training. If you desire quick entry into the workforce, learn more about the top ten attainable careers in health care.
7 Great Jobs That Require an Associate Degree or Less
Think you need a four-year degree to be successful in today's workforce? Think again. Here are just 8 of the many, many good jobs that require an associate degree — or less.
Pathway to the Middle Class: Vocational Careers Earning 50K
Vocational careers are making a comeback — or perhaps they never left. Learn more about sometimes-overlooked vocational careers and how they can offer a solid living for those who would rather not attend a four-year college.
Do you have the qualities of a good medical assistant?
Working as a medical assistant requires much more than what you learn in a classroom. These top traits of a medical assistant are necessary in order to take charge and make the medical assistant position a fulfilling one.