We’ve published the 2017 Top 25 Hot Jobs for Veterans, which was derived from data submitted by the 2017 Military Friendly® Employers.

You may have spotted a career you’re passionate about. But what kind of training and education do employers look for when recruiting for these hot jobs? We asked them, and you’ll find the results in this 2017 Hot Degrees for Veterans list. They’re organized in six categories: advanced degrees, four-year degrees, professional credentials, certificates and diplomas, on the rise (trending), and military choice – fields popular with prior military.

Each category includes 10 degrees, certificates, diplomas or licenses with a description of the program from the National Center for Education Statistics.

To help launch your search, we’ve also listed the schools that offer these educational programs.

Figuring out what civilian career you’re passionate about is the first important step in your post-military success. Determining what you need to get there is the next critical step. Use the 2017 Hot Degrees for Veterans to map your course.

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