Sometimes we forget just how much technology has transformed over the last 20 years, especially in the way we get information about and communicate with the world. Twenty years ago, most people made calls on land lines, many used pagers to receive messages on the go, and only the wealthy had actual mobile phones. Today,… Read More


For those naysayers who discount the quality of education provided by for-profit schools like Strayer University, the U.S. National Security Agency would beg to disagree. Last month, the NSA’s Committee of National Security Systems added Strayer University to a select list of postsecondary institutions whose information systems security curriculum satisfies national training standards for information… Read More


Online colleges have grown in popularity among working adults who are looking to finish their education. Flexible class schedules offered by online schools have been a primary reason for their recent success. This week, Ellis College of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) was recognized for its accomplished online degree program by Global Academy… Read More


Kauffman FastTrac and Kaplan University are teaming together to offer course specializations for the school’s master’s degrees in information technology (IT) and business administration. The specializations are designed for those individuals who are currently enrolled in the MBA and IT degree programs. Furthermore, the existing business programs will now include classes in small business administration… Read More


Information technology (IT) and healthcare are two of today’s fastest-growing career fields. As a result, many campus-based and online schools are increasing their offerings in these subjects in an effort to help degree seekers launch successful careers quickly. In fact, some colleges are creating new degree programs that can prepare students to enter either of… Read More


Planned layoffs at tech companies rose in 2009 and hit the highest level in four years. Tech sector employers announced that over 174,000 jobs were cut in 2009 alone. And this is a 12.3% increase which is the highest since 2008, and the highest total since 2005.… Read More