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You plan on going to grad school? Those are usually best suited for that. I've been under the impression if you want to get out of undergrad and make 50k+ annual you may have a hard time. The major isn't terribly specialized. My brother has a BA or BS in some environmental science, he makes teens an hr. I could be wrong, but thats what I have observed. Just dont rack up too much in loans!
 

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You plan on going to grad school? Those are usually best suited for that. I've been under the impression if you want to get out of undergrad and make 50k+ annual you may have a hard time. The major isn't terribly specialized. My brother has a BA or BS in some environmental science, he makes teens an hr. I could be wrong, but thats what I have observed. Just dont rack up too much in loans!
Where about's is he located? I have zero loans as of now and will never get a loan for undergrad. Maybe for grad school. I have my foot in the door with Kaiser which is a basically "the" place to work for in the field of Health Education and Promotion. EX: Hugs campaign they have. I've been told by someone with a masters in my field to just use my BS to apply for a 2 year specialty program such as PA, OT, PT, or Nursing.
 

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From all the fishery management work I have done, I can tell you:
The vast majority of environmental science is, yes indeed.....BS.

I hope you are not like the rest.
 

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Funny you say that on fisheries. I was seeing this vegan chick a few years back who worked in that for less than my pharmacy tech job at the time. With a BS in environmental. Heh, she said anyone who works in fisheries commits to lifetime of poverty.

My Brother works for some logging company. He is titled a biologist now, but doesnt make much more than he did before.

And good on having a company 'in.' Thats also key, regarless of what you grad in. And nursing doesnt typically require a degree prior to, as it is a BS in itself. I would say PA or nursing. PT's are underpaid (where I use to work) for their education level. IMO.
 

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Funny you say that on fisheries. I was seeing this vegan chick a few years back who worked in that for less than my pharmacy tech job at the time. With a BS in environmental. Heh, she said anyone who works in fisheries commits to lifetime of poverty.

My Brother works for some logging company. He is titled a biologist now, but doesnt make much more than he did before.

And good on having a company 'in.' Thats also key, regarless of what you grad in. And nursing doesnt typically require a degree prior to, as it is a BS in itself. I would say PA or nursing. PT's are underpaid (where I use to work) for their education level. IMO.
Thanks for replying.

I talked to many health promoters and health educators. Teachers seem to make more off the bat at the public school level. Ranging from 30-50k per year depending on location. Which is kind of depressing because I work at Costco pharmacy and if I went full time and stopped going to school I would make the same amount. It is very hard to justify leaving Costco with all their benefits, pay, 401k matching, stock, and petition. I feel like the only way I can leave Costco is for Kaiser ($30/hr same job & better benefits) or a government job.

Recent trends have shown a higher demand for health promoters and health educators with OBAMA Care. I've seen recent job openings (that I can't get yet, no BS) for OBAMA Care health promoters.

Hopefully a fellow TTORA may help me get a job :D I do find myself enjoying my major more and more everyday.
 

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Costco is a good company. I thought you worked at Toyota?
 

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Costco is a good company. I thought you worked at Toyota?
My brother works for Toyota (SuperChiem). I was in the T-Ten Program but dropped out due to back problems. Costco is a damn good company :D but if I get a BS I can also move into management for Costco rather than pharmacy tech. It is a win win situation. :cool:

I'm just seeing what I can do with a BS degree in general, as well as a BS in Health Science Community. I thought there was a member on here who messaged me about it once, but I had deleted his private message. The member was not an active member though. I believe he had a BS in Environmental Science and he worked for the county testing the water at local lakes and ponds. He said every once in a while he would off-road at work. I'm sure it was a company truck that he used though. Non the less I'm happy and excited to work toward my BS degree.

I always wanted to know what jobs other members have. I find it interesting how other members support their hobby. :D
 
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