Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) February 23, 2015
Certificate programs continue to be a popular choice among students pursuing higher education opportunities, according to an annual report by Higher Ed Growth (HEG), a leader in post-secondary education and generating enrollment leads.
The annual Enrollment Pursuit Report, issued by HEGs data of more than 3,000 schools, shows medical assisting is the No. 1 choice in certificate-based enrollments. Management/business administration, health care administration, legal studies and medical billing round out the top five list, showing a large interest among todays students in niche educational opportunities.
Our data shows that students see a large demand in the marketplace for a very specialized focus, said Eric Flottmann, chief operating officer for HEG. Specialized certificates like medical assisting prove to be popular among nontraditional students, and they tend to see the opportunity for a significant salary in these fields upon completion.
Among the other findings in the Enrollment Pursuit Report include: