Opting Out: Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree


Dr. Al Lee. Ph.D, Director of Quantitative Analysis

Billionaire media mogul David Geffen went from high school graduate to talent agent assistant, talent agent, owner of two record companies (Asylum and Geffen Records), and later, to co-founding DreamWorks movie studio with fellow non-college attendee Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Steven Spielberg, who dropped out of college.

While Geffen, Katzenberg and Spielberg are exceptions, there are options for young people who choose to skip college.