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 […]

So, you’ve decided to pursue a business degree. Great! The next question you should ask yourself is, “What type of business degree?” University business programs have become increasingly specialized—allowing degree seekers to hone their skills to their desired career choice. But with so many business degrees out there, choosing a specific focus can be daunting. […]

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 […]

It’s no secret that a college degree is a key indicator of a successful career. According to a 2017 study by the National Center for Education Statistics, workers with a college degree were far more likely to have a job than workers who lacked a college education. The data proves that earning a college degree—even […]

The demand for nurses is increasing considerably. The cause? An aging population and a shortage in nurses driven by retirement. As such, the master’s of science in nursing (MSN) degree has become a hot commodity as nurses seek to move into leadership roles and fill advanced positions that require the most current understanding of healthcare, […]

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 […]

Over the past decade, one of the biggest changes we’ve seen in higher education is the growth of adult learning. That trend is especially true in and around Columbus Ohio—where the growth of programs aimed at adults has grown exponentially. Now, more than ever, there are schools in the Columbus and central Ohio region promising […]

Online education in Ohio is booming. To date, more than 200 Ohio institutions offer online programs for undergraduate degrees. It can be overwhelming to compare these programs against each other. Who We Included in Our List While many list sites are out there that rank all programs against each other, we wanted to examine Ohio’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 […]