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Career Colleges and Universities in American Fork, Utah

American Fork, Utah Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in American Fork, Utah. Each degree from a American Fork, Utah Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Utah, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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American Fork, Utah Colleges and Universities

American Fork is Utah's version of Boulder, Colo.: an entrepreneurial city with well-educated residents and beautiful scenery. A town of more than 20,000 people only 15 miles from Provo and 10 from Orem, American Fork has plenty for students and professionals.

American Fork colleges

Provo College has a campus in American Fork. Offered at this campus are associate degrees and certificates in subjects such as paralegal studies, business management, and personal fitness. A short drive away in Provo is Brigham Young University. Associated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU offers bachelor's degrees in 187 programs, 64 master's degrees and 26 doctorate degrees. BYU is a tier-1 university of 30,000 students and renowned language programs.

Also close is Utah Valley University, in Orem. UVU has over 28,000 students, 57 bachelor degree programs, and three master's degree programs. The school also boasts higher paid graduates than any other Utah college. Most impressive: a whopping 70 percent of residents have attended college and 32.4 percent hold bachelor's degrees.

American Fork economy

The main industries in American Fork are education and health care. Many start-ups and businesses, such as Fidelity Investments and HP Logoworks, locate to or near American Fork, The median household income in American Fork is $69,167.

With only 6.8 percent unemployment and a 19.7 percent population growth from 2000 to 2010, American Fork shows health signs as as far as its economy. With beautiful mountain surroundings, low business costs, and many great schools, there's no reason not to pursue an education in or around American Fork.

Author: Jon Fortenbury

Jon Fortenbury is a Reno-based freelance writer. He's written for many publications, including Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada Magazine, and Reno News & Review. His interests include education, comparative religion, and traveling.

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