If you are looking for a career that has a high percentage of employment after graduation (84%) and has one of the lowest unemployment rates (2%), nursing could be your ticket to job security and further career advancement. Numbering over 4 million, nurses make up the nation’s largest health care profession. Following are six reasons… Read More


There has been a good bit of discussion lately on the blogs, online newspapers, and educational websites about Georgetown University’s study: What’s it Worth? The Economic Value of College Majors. The study outlines college majors, their popularity, and their earning potential after graduation. If you are trying to decide on a specific career path and… Read More


The hardest part about having your kid home sick is figuring out how to be in two places at once: at home nursing your child back to health, and at work earning a living. So in honor of cold and flu being just around the corner, we give you five tips to help you figure out how to take care of a sick child while maintaining a career.… Read More


Ohio University recently announced the launch of two new online master’s degree programs in coaching education and athletic administration. The online master’s degree in coaching education will offer courses in technical proficiency, tactical knowledge and leadership skills, which are designed for individuals who are already in the profession. Topics of study will include ethics, psychology,… Read More


The online school Western Governors University (WGU) has grown from 5,000 students in 1997 to 20,000 enrollees today with tuition averaging approximately $6,000 per year, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The university uses computer simulation to educate its students. Furthermore, professors mail laboratory experiments and places students in teaching or clinical settings near their residence. “People… Read More


St. Vincent's College (SVC) received approval to offer a four-year degree in nursing, and will allow practicing nurses to enroll in online classes starting in January 2010. The program requires occasional Saturday lab courses and sessions requiring clinical study. More hospitals are requiring nurses to have a bachelor's degree, as patients who have been cared… Read More