college degree to work from home

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Registered: 02-07-2011
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Tue, 02-07-2012 - 12:43pm

I have three kids: 6, 4, 9 months. I home school my 6 year old. My 4 year old has severe mental health issues, she totally dependent on me for everything. She has so many neurological/brain issues. My 9 month old has heart problems. I would love to return to school to get a Bachelors. I have an Associates in the medical field (which I never used).

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Registered: 04-16-2008
Tue, 02-07-2012 - 1:53pm

I don't know of any specific bachelors degree which allows you to work exclusively from home.

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Registered: 02-07-2011
Tue, 02-07-2012 - 2:00pm

My Associates degree is in medical billing. I could never find work in this field once I graduated as such my billing skills are not up to par and typically you need to be a certified coder to work from home (i am not). Basically this was a waste of time/money and now I have a college loan

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Registered: 06-03-2009
Wed, 02-08-2012 - 5:37pm
I don't think there is a particular degree that can guarantee you a successful work at home career. Most people I know with successful work at home careers first found an interest and then went from there. Some have degrees (in a variety of subjects) and some don't. Some are doing direct sales, others crafts, and others something completely different. It really depends on what interests you and works for your situation.

Is there a particular skill or interest that you're hoping to capitalize on that could lead to an at home business? Or are you more interested in finding a job at a company that allows you to work from home?
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Sat, 03-17-2012 - 4:04pm

I'm really sorry to hear what happened to you.

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