Post Secondary Option

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Post Secondary Option by Mind Map: Post Secondary Option

1. Universities

1.1. Larger than colleges

1.2. Grants Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree

1.3. Offers: -Two-Year/ Four-Year degrees -Graduate degrees in advanced studies beyond four years

1.4. Example of University https://www.umich.edu/

2. Colleges

2.1. Community College: -Public school -Offers 2 year degree program -Offers specialized job training

2.1.1. Example of Community College http://www.iowacentral.edu/

2.2. Junior College: -Private school -Offers 2 year degree program -Offers specialized job training

2.2.1. Example of Junior College http://www.santarosa.edu/

2.3. Four-Year College: -Bachelors Degree -Masters Degree -Associates of Arts Degree

2.3.1. Example of Four-Year College http://www.rc.edu/

3. Schools

3.1. Career Schools: -Courses that are designed to prepare students for specific careers

3.2. Technical Schools: -Teach science behind the occupation

3.2.1. Example of Technical School http://www.itt-tech.edu/campus/school.cfm?lloc_num=59

3.3. Vocational/ Trade Schools: -Focus on hands-on application of skills needed to do the job

4. College Terminology

4.1. ACT/SAT: -Tests for the knowledge in English, math, science, and social studies. -Colleges may require the results of either the ACT or SAT before granting admission.

4.2. FAFSA -The almost universal application for financial aid, including loans, grants, college work-study and other federal and state programs

4.3. Tuition: Amount paid for each credit hour of enrollment

4.3.1. Tuition does not include of fees, books, or room and board

5. Distance Education

5.1. -Available for wherever the learner is -Free of charge -Uses whatever technology the learner has