Choosing a Degree

Choice. We all love it. We all hate it. We love choice for the possibilities it opens. We adore the accompanying feelings of excitement, control and empowerment. On the other hand, we also hate choice. We hate it for the confusion it can bring, and we despise feeling taxed, overwhelmed or mired. Yet choice is […]

“Better” is a relative word. That’s because “better” for you may not be “better” for someone else. Perhaps the, um, better rationale is as a comparative. So, comparatively speaking, in order to determine when a professional doctorate is better than a Ph.D. we need to look some of their differences. Think of the comparison between […]

For many, many IT professionals, the road to an IT career is more often than not paved with motherboards, memory cards and hard drives. Why, there’s nary a self-professed techno-geek around that hasn’t cut his teeth on tearing down and rebuilding a computer, or troubleshooting the laptop of a friend, family member (or even foe). […]

Cyber security (or cybersecurity). Information security. Information technology security. Information systems security. Computer security. Whatever you call it, this is one of the most attractive, lucrative, rewarding (and dare we say, sexy?) “it” careers. That’s because the topic of, the business for, and the jobs in cyber security are white-hot right now. You’ve probably noticed it’s […]

Imagine this scenario … You’re sitting in front of the big boss or you’re parked right in front of the desk of a prospective employer. They lean over and say to you, “So, instead of telling us about yourself, your experience and why you’re the best person for the job to help move our organization […]

Instructional. The adjective of instruction. Defined as “an indication of how to do something; the act of teaching.” Design. A verb, either transitive or intransitive, depending on usage. Defined as “conceiving, creating and executing according to plan.” Together, “instructional” and “design” create one of today’s fastest-growing “it” careers. In fact, CNN Money/PayScale.com ranked the job […]

When it comes to choosing a graduate degree program, the proverbial $64,000 question is always the hardest: “What do you want to do with the rest of your life?” Within your answer to that question lies the answer to this one: “Is a business psychology master’s degree right for me?” Of course, only you can […]

Whether you finished earning your undergraduate degree in accounting last week, last year or last decade, it’s a good time to think about getting your master’s in accounting. Why? Because a transformational graduate program can help advance your career – no matter what stage you’re in. Graduate-level studies through an accounting master’s degree program can […]

“Begin with the end in mind.” That’s Habit #2 of Stephen Covey’s renowned book, The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. It’s also highly sound advice for those who are deciding whether or not to pursue a master’s degree in marketing and communications. Think about it. You have to know where you are going in […]