Study Programs in the USA

USA Degrees

Colleges and Universities issue degrees, diplomas and certificates, depending on the nature of the institutions and the length of the programs. Applied degrees are offered by some colleges. At all other institutions, the priority is on diploma and certificate programs.

Types of Degrees

There are four major categories of degrees available for postsecondary students: associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Earning one of these degrees can take 2-8 years, depending on the level of the degree and field of study. Graduate-level university degrees may require students to complete one or more undergraduate programs prior to enrollment.

Associate Degree/Certificate

The degree usually takes two years to complete. Associate degree programs may be “terminal” programs, which lead to specific careers upon graduation, or “transfer” programs, which correspond to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree.  Associate degree programs are offered at two-year colleges known as junior or community colleges.

Bachelor’s Degree

A bachelor's degree program is an undergraduate program that usually takes four years to complete. Enrolling in a bachelor's degree program requires that students choose a major area of study, such as finance, history, communications, or biology. Graduates from a bachelor's degree program are qualified to work in entry or management level positions, depending on the field. A bachelor's degree is also usually required for admittance into a graduate program.

Master’s Degree

Master's degree programs are graduate programs that let students specialize in an area of study. They typically take 1-2 years to complete. Along with an undergraduate degree, enrolling in a master's degree program usually requires a minimum GPA and an acceptance score on a graduate entrance exam, such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Earning a master's degree may qualify graduates to work in advanced or executive level positions. Graduate degrees are career advancing degrees in subjects such as medicine, law, and management. For example, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is the standard business graduate degree.

Doctoral Degrees:

The highest college degrees are doctoral degree programs, also known as Ph.D. programs. Duration may range from 3 years to 5 years. Students can take admission for a PhD only after completion of their master’s degree. PhD students need to submit a research proposal as well have to appear for GRE/GMAT & TOEFL/IELTS exams for services. Ph.D. graduates are qualified to work as experts in areas of business or research, and professors at the postsecondary level.

Popular programs

Although a very wide range of programs are available to the Nepalese students in the USA. However, they tend to choose certain programs based on their interest and or future trend. Each American university determines its own quality assurance standards and procedures.

Computer Science

For any number of reasons, the overwhelming job placement rates of graduates, the high starting salaries, or the variety of applications—the decision to study IT is the third most popular decision for international students seeking degrees in the United States.The tech industry is very innovative in the USA which makes it one of the best places to study computer science and or IT related subjects.


International students who want to study engineering in the US will find that engineering is a growing field with great career prospects both in the U.S. and overseas. Students who have a strong interest in math and science should consider this path of study and the many different specializations that it offers.


Studying medicine in the US is challenging, but if you have the passion and are willing put in the effort required, it is worth the hard work. After graduation, you will have the skills to help those in need, and make a real difference in people's lives. Before applying to any medical school, international students should make sure they have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree, with all of the prerequisite classes needed for the particular medical schools being applied to.

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts is a large field that encompasses a wide variety of majors, including literature, psychology, political science, philosophy, and more. For an international student who thinks that studying liberal arts in the United States it might be great destination for you, studying liberal arts will provide you with the necessary skill set to succeed in the working world.

Business & Finance

Number of international student’s flock to the business colleges of America's great universities because they see the strength of these programs as the best preparation for a good job both in the United States and at home. For international students looking for both a challenging and rewarding career, studying finance may just be the perfect industry. Pursuit of a finance degree will often include required courses like economics, statistics, accounting, business, and other math courses.


Choosing to study nursing in the USA gives you the opportunity to take the path that best fits your interests and to build a career around your strengths. Completing a degree in nursing provides you with the skills and knowledge to become a hospital nurse, or to enter an alternative career in research, specialist consultancy or other options.

Business Administration

Number of international students: 200,312 (1.5% increase) enrolled unsurprisingly in Business Administration & Management is still one of the most popular majors amongst international students in the USA, although for the first time in recent history it has been knocked off the top position over the last academic year (2015/2016).

Hospitality and Tourism

The United States is the perfect place for international students to study hospitality management. Many of the biggest hotel chains in the world are based in the United States or have a major corporate presence there. Companies like Marriott, Hyatt, Wyndham, and Hilton are all headquartered in the U.S. and tend to recruit employees from universities in the United States. Tourism is a great industry to infiltrate due to the high demand for employees and numerous educational opportunities available for international students.

Journalism & Media

International students who wish to study journalism in the US will need to work well under pressure and tight deadlines, have excellent writing skills, and an inquisitive nature. With a degree in Journalism and Media, you have the opportunity to find a job in public relations, advertising, journalism and digital marketing in the USA. Digital Marketing and interactive designs are one of the fastest growing fields with immense opportunities in the USA.

Film Making

Apart from mass communication, journalism, and advertising, filmmaking is one such programme which is making waves lately. The language of cinema is universal and with changing times the students also prefer a global outlook catering to a larger audience base. Various universities such as NYU or New York Universities offer various diplomas, undergraduate and graduate programmes.
At Edupark Asia, you have the opportunity to explore thousands of programs offered in the USA for every degree level for you to choose from !

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