ERIC Number: ED452916
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Dec
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Employment, Salary & Placement Information for Johnson County Community College Career Programs.
Conklin, Karen A.
More than forty-six career programs are offered at Johnson County Community College (JCCC) in Kansas, in such areas as Cosmetology, Dental Assistance, and Travel and Tourism. These programs specialize in the types of industries that are currently growing at high rates, such as computer-related occupations and special education teachers. This document discusses each program with regard to employment information, salary information, and JCCC placement information. Highlights include: (1) 15 of the 20 fastest growing occupations are associated with health services or computer technology, for example, computer engineers, computer support specialists, physician assistants, and home health aides; (2) occupations requiring an Associate's Degree are estimated to increase by 31%, a more rapid growth rate than in any other group determined by educational level; (3) it is predicted that white non-Hispanics will continue to have the most growth in the labor force, with the women's share of the labor force increasing from 46.3% to 47.5%; (4) workers 45 and older are estimated to compose from 33% to 40% of the labor force; (5) occupations requiring a bachelor's degree are expected to grow by 22%, making education essential to a well paying job; and (6) most JCCC career programs' articulation agreements enable students to transfer smoothly to four-year institutions. (CJW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS. Office of Institutional Research.