You have probably heard a lot about the Affordable Care Act, AKA Obamacare, since its online marketplace opened last month. Because of this new sweeping healthcare legislation, the number of Americans with health insurance is expected to increase by tens of millions. As a result, job opportunities in the medical field are on the verge… Read More

Doctorate degrees have always had an air of eliteness about them, what with the doctor title and all. Indeed, doctorate degrees represent the highest level of achievement in our modern education system. But not all careers for doctorate degree-holders are equal. For the extra years in school, some yield a far greater return on investment… Read More

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In an effort to meet the growing demand for doctor-level nurses who can mentor and guide the next generation of nurses, Walden University has├é┬álaunched a new online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program. Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (DNP) The DNP program is designed to prepare nursing professionals to assume greater practice and leadership… Read More

Recent federal reforms and an aging baby boomer generation have prompted many schools to create healthcare-related programs to help train more professionals in these fields. For example, North Idaho College recently announced that it has received a federal grant to train professionals in the healthcare industry, the North Idaho Sentinel reports. As a result, the… Read More

University of Saint Francis, which is located in Joliet, Illinois, recently announced new degree program opportunities aimed toward adult learners, the Chicago Tribune reports. Nursing, Healthcare, Management and Organizational Leadership Officials told the news source that the school is offering bachelors degree completion programs for in-demand fields such as nursing, healthcare leadership as well as… Read More

Healthcare-related fields are continuing to grow due to recent legislative reforms as well as the baby boomer generation aging and requiring care. As a result, hospitals and other medical centers in many parts of the country are requiring more professionals to take the load off of physical therapists who are already stretched thin.… Read More

Ashford University, which is an online school, recently announced the launch of a new bachelors degree program in health education.

Officials said that this course of study will help students who seek employment in the expanding healthcare industry gain knowledge in the industry that encompasses the use of modern demographic trends.… Read More

Harrison College recently announced that it will offer a scholarship for working moms who wish to pursue a college education, the Evansville Courier and Press reports. Officials told the news source that the new scholarship is geared toward helping women who are working or reentering the workforce and have a child under age 18 at… Read More