Title

Factors affecting career choice of freshmen at De La Salle Health Sciences Institute.

Date of Completion

2014

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Keywords

Career Choice

Abstract

The study focused on factors affecting career choice of freshmen of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute (DLSHSI) namely: personal, familial, environmental and socio-economic factors using a non-experimental descriptive type of research design. Out of 494 freshman students, only 404 students participated. The data was gathered through questionnaire which was adapted and modified from the study of Dagdag B., Mactal R., Ramos J., and Reyes C. (2010) entitled “Factors Affecting the Career Choice of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute Freshmen Nursing Students S.Y. 2010-2011.” The data gathered was treated using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and analysis of variance (ANOVA). The study concluded most of the respondents who participated in the study are Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology students and have a monthly income that ranges from Php 60,000 to Php 99, 999. Overall, the result shows that socio-economic factors the respondents' career choice the most among the four (4) factors given, followed by familial and personal factors, while the least factor that is considered by the respondents was the environmental factor.

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