Your Education at Work

In today's competitive job market, having a degree or certificate is more important than ever. Discover how a Champlain degree can impact your career.

Adding a degree to your resume is a great way to start or advance your career. By applying what you learn in the classroom to your daily work, you’ll grow professionally starting on day one.

Benefits of a Degree

Whether you're just starting out in your professional life or are higher up the organizational ladder, pursuing an online degree or certificate at Champlain can help you achieve the career you've always dreamed of.

Our accredited online degree and certificate programs are designed to be relevant and immediately applicable. You'll quickly gain knowledge and new skills that you can use to grow in your current role or to pursue a new position. 

Increase Your Earning Potential

The higher your education level, the higher salary you stand to earn. Individuals with a high school diploma earn a median annual salary of just over $42,000. Those with undergraduate and/or graduate level degrees make significantly more; bachelor's degree holders earn an annual median salary of just under $70,000, and master's degree holders earn nearly $82,000 a year.*

Become More Employable

Your education level impacts how likely you are to have and retain a job. For those with only a high school degree the unemployment rate is 6.2%. For those with a bachelor's is 3.5% and a mere 2.6% for those with a master's degree.* Earning a degree increases your stability and employability significantly.  

Find Professional Success

Champlain College Online graduates have leveraged their online education to secure jobs in top corporations, nonprofits, and governmental organizations worldwide. Select organizations where you can find Champlain graduates include:

  • AT&T
  • Ben & Jerry's
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Burton Snowboards
  • Cigna
  • Comcast
  • Automotive
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Defense
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • Fidelity Investments
  • GE Healthcare
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Keurig Dr. Pepper
  • ManTech
  • MetLife
  • People's United Bank
  • U.S. State Department
  • University of Vermont Health Network

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2022; Assumes 52 weeks worked per year)

Why Champlain

Career Growth

"Champlain provides dynamic programs that correlate to real-world scenarios and provide the flexibility you need to execute your day-to-day job. I'm thankful I earned my MBA because my career would not be where it is today if I hadn't."

Randy Blanchette Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Program Manager, United Technologies Aerospace Systems
Randy Blanchette, Master in Business Administration (MBA), Champlain College Online

Academic Excellence and Recognition

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Regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education

US News & World Report Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs

Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report

Military Friendly Badge

Designated as a Military Friendly School for our commitment to the military community ranks Champlain College Online among best schools with accelerated bachelor's degrees

Named the among the best schools with accelerated bachelor's degrees by

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Paying for School

With a variety of options to reduce the cost of going to school and flexible ways to pay, expect more affordability and a high-quality education that won’t break the bank.

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