Choosing a Degree

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 […]

If you’re an educational professional, you may have considered advancing your learning (and credentials) by earning a terminal degree in your field. For some people who hold a master’s degree but want to further their expertise, pursuing a doctorate may seem like the next logical step. However, you have one big decision to make when […]

At some point along their career track, many educational professionals eventually weigh the decision to earn a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education. In our last blog post, we examined the differences between the Ph.D. and Ed.D. and the benefits an Ed.D. can offer those pursuing leadership roles in education—as well as positions in nonprofit and […]