Choosing a Degree

  America faces one of the highest crime and incarceration rates in the world—jailing 655 inmates per 100,000 people, which is nearly 7% higher than the rate of the next-closest country. Our criminal justice system needs forward-thinking leaders who are ready to develop innovative solutions that will decrease crime and increase public safety.     […]

The need for primary care is rapidly rising in the American healthcare system. As Americans get older and live longer, nurse practitioners (NPs) will play a crucial role in meeting this demand. Family nurse practitioners (FNPs), whose services often fill a similar role as primary care physicians, will be especially critical. According to the American […]

It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is experiencing rapid growth. According to a 2018 report by The Atlantic, “for the first time in history, healthcare has surpassed manufacturing and retail, the most significant job engines of the 20th century, to become the largest source of jobs in the U.S.” This explosive growth is a […]

If you are considering a master’s degree, it can feel as though there are an overwhelming amount of options out there. It’s not an easy choice to make. But don’t stress, we’re here to help. The right degree for you may not directly correlate to your goal or your field. Some degrees are obtained through […]

Nurses are achieving new levels of demand in the rapidly growing field of healthcare. Healthcare practice and policy is constantly changing, as is the education required to manage it all. To expand your knowledge and skills in nursing, a master’s of science degree in nursing (MSN) can be a key catalyst for your career growth. […]

The healthcare industry is experiencing rapid growth, due to both an aging Baby Boomer population that requires more care, and medical treatments and services that are becoming more advanced and complex. And a growing industry also means there’s an urgent need for healthcare professionals to help patients, doctors and nurses keep up with the nation’s […]

The big news in nursing involves a major shift in higher education standards, requiring more nurses to hold a 4-year bachelor of science in nursing (BSN). The new requirements stem from research by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) that showed significantly improved patient outcomes when there was an increase in BSNs. BSN, ADN, RN: The […]

Master’s programs in criminal justice aren’t just available, they are growing in popularity. “As our communities and justice system face substantially evolving threats and issues, a new level of professionals must be ready to man the front lines. An advanced degree can be very meaningful,” according to Chenelle Jones, Ph.D., Lead Faculty at Franklin University […]

Associate or bachelor’s? Of course, each degree has its strengths for different people and careers. To answer, “Which is better?” means taking stock of your personal circumstances and professional goals. If you’re on the fence, read on, and we’ll try to cover some topics that will help you. The Basic Differences Between Bachelor’s and Associate’s […]