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Career Trends Stories

July 22 2017, 7:57PM PDT

Jobs in Healthcare are Still in Demand

There is continuing demand for various kinds of healthcare workers. Students who earn their medical degree may have an easier time finding a job after graduation, even with the downturn in the economy.

Graduates leaving college with training in health-related fields may have an easier time finding jobs than other graduates, state and local officials say.

A firm associated with The California Wellness Foundation sampled about a dozen community colleges in the Central Valley, Los Angeles and San Jose regions [Read More]

15 Top Highest Paying Bachelors Degree Jobs & College Majors

Do you want to get started in a career that could possibly pay over $100,000 a year, but don't feel like going any further than earning a bachelor’s degree? You may be in luck. Listed below are the estimated 15 highest-paying jobs (excluding CEOs) that typically only require a bachelor’s degree as an entry-level education, according to 2011 annual mean national salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

 

(Note: This does not include similarly high-paying jobs that only [Read More]

Certificate in Early Childhood Education

Course Title:
Certificate in Early Childhood Education

Description:
The Early Childhood Education certificate program introduces students to a broad base of theoretical and practical knowledge about the intellectual, emotional, social, and physical development of children from birth through the preschool years. Students participate in an internship thus gaining valuable first-hand experience. Upon completion of this program, students will meet the requirements for teacher certification by the Massachusetts Office of Child Care Services.

Category:
Education, Early Childhood Programs

School:
Fisher College [Read More]

IT Pathway Certificate

Course Title:
IT Pathway Certificate

Description:
If you seek entry-level employment in IT or want to advance your career within the field, you should consider this program. It provides you with foundational knowledge of key information technology areas, including computer hardware, the Internet, databases, computer programming, and networking.

Category:
Computer Science Degrees, Information Technology Degrees

School:
Kaplan University

Format:
Online

Campus:
Yes

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Interview: Chris Wenger, Director of Online Education of Fisher College Online

Chris Wenger, Director of Online Education of Fisher College Online joins us to discuss their distance learning degree programs.
Tell us about the distance learning programs offered at Fisher College.

At Fisher College Online, you can earn an accredited certificate, Associate, or Bachelor degree in a variety of subjects, including Management, Early Childhood Education, Health Information Technology, Medical Coding, Business Administration, and Paralegal Studies.

What is the typical duration of each of your programs?

With six terms [Read More]

Employer Thoughts on Online Degrees

Many students that are considering earning their degree through an online college wonder whether, upon graduation, their degree will hinder their chances of getting the job that they want. However, as the number of institutions that offer online degree options continues to rise, so does the way that employers view potential online-degree holding job candidates. Consider this information from CNN Money:

More often than not, employers are fine with online degrees from either for-profit or nonprofit schools, agrees Forrester Research analyst [Read More]

Interview: Avi Katz, President, National Paralegal College

Avi Katz, President of National Paralegal College joins us today to discuss their distance education paralegal training program.

Tell us about the distance learning programs offered at National Paralegal College.

National Paralegal College offers two programs. A 24-credit certificate in paralegal studies program and a 60-credit associate of paralegal studies degree program.

What is the typical duration of each of your programs?

Students typically complete our certificate program in 7 months and our degree program in 15 [Read More]

Online Healthcare Degrees Remain Most Popular

As the baby boomer generation had aged, the demand for qualified healthcare providers has compounded. The result has been a boom in healthcare jobs as well as those interested in the field of healthcare. Colleges that offer online degrees have noted this phenomenon with the high enrollment numbers in their online healthcare programs. According to USPRwire:

With the continuing shortage of qualified professionals in the news, health care programs remain at the top of the list for students seeking an online [Read More]


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