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

Cold and flu season is upon us, and here you are looking for a job (or about to leave one). Unfortunately, when your job status changes, so does your health care coverage. Make sure you’re not caught short by re-examining your health care benefits (and needs) BEFORE your job status changes.… 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

As more Americans return to school to obtain a higher education, colleges are seeing a change in the ages of their students. For example, Northcentral University (NCU), an online college, recently announced that a majority of the 8,000 students attending the school are older adults. The largest demographic is between 40 and 50 years old,… 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

With the recent Haiti earthquake and other recent natural disasters people are asking how they can help out besides donating food, water, and money.  Countries and organizations from around the world have come together to offer a helping hand to those in need.  But what can you do to be more involved in the relief… Read More