Earning an Evening Degree: Frequently Asked Questions – Part 2

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Today, it’s not uncommon for adults to go back to school while still working fulltime. Are you interested in furthering your education and wonder if evening classes would be a good fit? If so, then keep reading to learn the answers to frequently asked questions about earning an evening degree:

Should I go back to college?

When deciding if going back to school is right for you, you should start by considering whether you’re prepared to do so. Think about your current schedule and why you want to earn your degree. You should also consider the ease of earning your degree. For example, evening classes at Grand Canyon University meet just once per week, giving you flexibility and convenience to earn your degree while still accommodating your schedule.

Which degrees are best for adult students?

The right degree for you as an adult learner depends greatly on your educational and career goals. However, some of the most popular college degrees for adult students are in nursing, criminal justice, business and information technology.

Can I work and go to college?

Determining whether you can work and go to school at the same time can depend on your schedule and your motivation to succeed. You may feel encouraged to learn that it’s common for students to work and earn their college degree simultaneously.

How do I balance working fulltime and college?

If you intend to continue working fulltime while earning your evening degree, then you can benefit from honing your time management skills. To balance work and college successfully, develop a schedule that you can follow for the length of the program.

Grand Canyon University’s selection of degree programs can help you further your career. For information about our evening classes, you can visit our website or use the Request More Information Button on this page.

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