Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Word Processing and the types of students that study this field. Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Special Focus Institutions and Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Word Processing. Tuition costs for Word Processing majors are, on average, $3,243 for in-state public colleges, and N/A for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Word Processing programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Word Processing field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Word Processing majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Word Processing majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Operation and Control, and Mathematics.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Word Processing majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Equipment Maintenance is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.