Construction careers: Earning a degree vs. completing an apprenticeship

MCKENZIE GREGORY | February 5, 2019

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With the skilled labor shortage, it’s never been a better or more lucrative time to take up a trade. Many people exploring a career in construction now find themselves conflicted between earning a college degree or entering an apprenticeship. Engineers, architects, estimators, and project managers often require a four-year degree or beyond, but completing an apprenticeship program is a recognized achievement - one that can open the door to many possibilities and sometimes even a higher earning potential.

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