You have many options when you finish high school, so it is important to know where you want to go and the best way to get there!
Apprenticeship programs include classroom training and the acquisition of practical experience through on-the-job training under the supervision of an experienced worker. Apprentices are employees who receive pay during their training.
Diploma attesting that a student has completed a one- to three-year college program.
University degree attesting that a student has completed an undergraduate program of study in a general discipline such as arts, sciences, engineering, or business administration.
Degree obtained after a Bachelor (undergraduate degree) and that focuses on intensive study of a specific field, for example, English literature, history, or physics.
Degree obtained after a Master and the highest level of university degree, generally requiring a minimum of three years of study and research, included the writing of a dissertation. A PhD is normally the designation conveyed by the doctorate degree.