Is a College Degree Necessary for Success?

2020-12-03T12:53:52+00:00

The Business.com community asked about the importance of degrees in the business world today. We reached out to experts for their input. Education can come in many forms, from years of schooling to months of hands-on training. But today, it seems the highest and most credible accomplishment in education is a college degree – something not only encouraged but often expected by employers. "At some point in the last 20 years, the idea developed that you needed a college degree to ensure professional success," said Robin Schwartz, PHR, managing partner at MFG Jobs. "That has evolved to many pursuing four-year degree programs [...]