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Queens University visual studies


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  Information about Queens University visual studies, registering in a technical degree program to develop job skills, and taking free practice tests online. Which college degrees will give you the best chances of finding a job after graduation? Some students select a major because it offers practical skills that are valuable in the workplace. Other students choose their major because they enjoy the subject material. In the design field, building a portfolio of your work is the single-most important step in defining yourself as a creative artist. Every course you select should help you add to your skills. Don't aim to commercialize your efforts too soon, but rather focus on pushing your limits and learning new techniques. The most popular college major is business administration, split equally between men and women. On the other hand, men make up the large majority of computer science and engineering majors. For women, the fields of education, English and liberal arts dominate the list.

To prepare for graduate school, students can enhance their regular schedule by adding online classes. Each class is recorded and stored on a server, which allows for the ability to replay difficult sections as many times as is needed. Online education gives you the opportunity to take difficult courses that won't show up on your transcript, if you so choose. Alternatively, you may be able to complete online credits for a grade. Advanced Placement exams are offered in a variety of subjects, offering college credit for classes that you have done well in. Test yourself with free practice exams, before visiting the College Board website to register to take your actual AP Tests. If you earn a score of 3 or higher on an AP Exam, you may be able to receive advanced placement in college.

Online Courses - MOOCs

Queens University visual studiesGraduates with bachelors degrees earn an average of 60% more than employees with only a high school diploma, which adds up to more than an $800,000 difference over a lifetime. Pursue your career interests, not just a high salary, and your overall job earnings will increase over time as you gain experience. If you focus your degree choice on salary alone, there's the risk that you'll suffer early signs of burnout, and be forced to change careers.

Technical training programs are a low-cost alternative to attending a regular, four-year college, and you still might end up earning a lot of money as a highly-skilled, technical consultant. By taking some of your degree courses online, you may be able to graduate earlier, saving money on tuition, as well as entering the job market sooner. If you're currently employed, you can take online courses in your spare time to advance your present career. Massive Open Online Courses are known as MOOCs, utilizing cloud-based software and Google apps.

An online degree may be just as marketable as a college degree earned on campus. Udemy online learning, a site which allows anyone to take online courses, is a new startup with backing from the founders of Groupon. Khan Academy now offers over 3,900 micro-lectures available via YouTube. Coursera, another online-learning software platform, has millions of enrolled students around the world. Through MIT Open Courseware online classes, educators can improve development of their curricula, making their instruction more effective.

Online Tests - Free Practice!

This section offers practice tests in a variety of academic subject areas. Each of the following multiple-choice tests has 10 questions to work on. No sign-up required, just straight to the test.
Business Tests

Nursing Tests

English Tests
Engineering Tests

Other colleges near Charlotte, North Carolina:

Take a few moments to browse other colleges and universities near Charlotte. It's a good idea to compare all schools in the area, as well as consider taking some of your classes online, to save on tuition fees. By continuing your education, you can improve your salary prospects or train for a more interesting position. According to the Occupational Outlook Quarterly, from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, college graduates are twice as likely to find employment as those without a college degree in today's competitive job market. Further, it may be possible to receive degree credit via Advanced Placement exams, as well as through honors classes that you've taken.

Financial aid deadlines are typically scheduled well in advance of regular admission dates, so be sure to apply early. You may request free information from several different schools below, without making a commitment.

College GuidePhoneIn-state TuitionOut-of-state TuitionStudent Body SizeRequest Info
Johnson and Wales University Charlotte
    Charlotte, NC
(980) 598-1000$$$$$$$$ medium Program Info
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Charlotte, NC
(704) 687-2000 $$ $$$ very large Program Info
Charlotte School of Law
    Charlotte, NC
(704) 971-8546 $ (low) $ (low) very small Program Info
Kings College
    Charlotte, NC
(704) 372-0266 $$$ $$$ small Program Info
Carolinas College of Health Sciences
    Charlotte, NC
(704) 355-5043 $$$ $$$ small Program Info
Carolina School of Broadcasting
    Charlotte, NC
(704) 395-9272 $$$ $$$ very small Program Info
New Life Theological Seminary
    Charlotte, NC
(704) 334-6882 $$ $$ very small Program Info
Mercy School of Nursing
    Charlotte, NC
(704) 512-2010 $$ $$ very small Program Info
Wingate University
    Wingate, NC
(704) 233-8000$$$$$$$$ medium Program Info
Gaston College
    Dallas, NC
(704) 922-6200 $ (low) $$ large Program Info
North Carolina Wesleyan College
    Rocky Mount, NC
(252) 985-5100$$$$$$$$ medium Program Info
Forsyth Technical College
    Winston Salem, NC
(336) 723-0371 $ (low) $$ large Program Info
Sampson Community College
    Clinton, NC
(910) 592-8081 $ (low) $$ small Program Info
Cape Fear Community College
    Wilmington, NC
(910) 362-7000 $ (low) $$ large Program Info
Catawba Valley Community College
    Hickory, NC
(828) 327-7000 $ (low) $$ large Program Info
UNC Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC
(919) 962-2211 $$ $$$$very large Program Info
UNC Greensboro
    Greensboro, NC
(336) 334-5000 $ (low) $$$ very large Program Info
Cleveland Community College
    Shelby, NC
(704) 484-4000 $ (low) $$ medium Program Info

Graphic Design Jobs

Students with work experience are much more likely to receive job offers after graduation. Every business requires website design, and the health care field is another fast-growing employment sector. A bachelors degree in graphic design or a related field is usually required for jobs in this field. Candidates should demonstrate their creativity through a professional portfolio that features their best designs. Multimedia artists and animators create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other media. They create two and three-dimensional models and animation.

Graphic designers create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. They help to make an organization recognizable by selecting color, images, or logo designs that represent a particular idea or identity to be used in advertising and promotions. About 29 percent of graphic designers are self-employed, and work as freelance commercial artists.


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Business & Medical Job Listings

Although most jobs which pay six-figure salaries require a college degree, technical fields offer high salaries based more on ability than which school you graduated from. Students will impress future bosses more with an impressive portfolio than with an advanced degree, so practice your skills as a consultant for local companies. Candidates with prior industry experience are preferred by interviewers, so you resume must show a clear pattern of success over time, based on numeric results and personal achievements.
Professional Careers
Each link lists current openings:
Starting Salary
(up to)
10 Year Salary
(up to)
Advertising & Sales$51,350$71,280
Casino Dealers$45,750$79,170
Computer Programmers$75,500$104,050
EMT, Paramedics$36,390$65,280
Graphic Designers$49,400$77,820
Financial Analysts$71,240$118,000
Flight Attendants$56,150$95,300
Private Investigators$38,290$64,380
Registered Nurses (RN)$49,730$83,440
Stock Brokers$60,190$80,280

In order to become an RN (Registered Nurse), a bachelors degree in nursing is recommended. RN's command a greater salary, and are responsible for an enlarged scope of practice over LPNs and CNAs. Students will receive classroom instruction and clinical training in a hospital setting. A 4-year BSN program allows students to further specialize in the areas of pediatrics, geriatrics and mental health. After completing your nursing education, you must be licensed by the state in which you'll be practicing, given that state boards of nursing each have specific certification requirements.

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1900 Selwyn Ave
Charlotte, NC 28274-0001

Phone: (704) 337-2200
Fax: (704) 337-2416

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Queens University
1900 Selwyn Ave
Charlotte, NC 28274-0001

Phone: (704) 337-2200
Fax: (704) 337-2416
Fill out the form to request Queens University course info.
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Skilled Careers
Current openings:
Starting Salary
(up to)
Computer Programmers$75,500
EMT, Paramedics$36,390
Financial Analysts$71,240
Graphic Designers$49,400
Film & Video Editors$58,100
Public Relations$40,670
Registered Nurses (RN)$49,730
Stock Brokers$60,190
Website Designers$42,640

Queens University has a reputation for academics, allowing you to pursue the degree program that's right for you. Additionally, career placement services can help you to structure your job search after graduation. If you'd like to request course information, please use the inquiry form at the top of this page.

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