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July 22 2017, 8:11PM PDT

Promote Healthy Lifestyles with a Nutrition Degree

American adults in this country are overweight, and the Center for Disease Control estimates the number to exceed 67%. Nutritionists can be helpful to fight the battle of the bulge, and to become one, you will need a nutrition degree. Nutrition students in Montana recently rolled out local produce to promote a healthier lifestyle.

A table loaded with plump tomatoes, fragrant onions and crisp green beans attracted curious glances from passersby, with a few stopping to sample and [Read More]

Say I Do to a Career as a Bridal Consultant

There are many popular television programs on today that depict the many stages of wedding and wedding planning. But what kind of training so you need to work in this fast paced and often unpredictable business? Earning a bridal consultant degree can be the first step towards a career in the world of weddings.

People in the wedding business are privy to the kinds of personal, fairy-tale moments that make romantic comedies a top seller every time.

"I had [Read More]

Where Did the Computer Science Majors Go?

Certain areas of study have been seeing declines in enrollment over the last several years. The number of students enrolled in computer science degree programs, for example, has plummeted by a significant percentage.

Large segments of the U.S. population are not considering careers in IT, shaping a shortage in qualified developers. Few students are enrolling in computer science courses, and a dwindling number of those are women and minorities, government experts say.

The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts high [Read More]

Start a Hot New Career with a Fire Protection Degree

Firefighters are a very important part of society, and the current California news drives that point. Earning a degree in fire protection would prepare you for jobs in public safety as well as for government agencies. Public safety professionals can prepare themselves to earn higher salaries by pursuing a fire protection degree.

A fire burning in Los Angeles County grew more than six-fold overnight, threatening more than 10,000 homes and the Mount Wilson observatory as firefighters battle wind [Read More]

Public Relations Degree: The Digital Age

A company's image can often be more important than the products and services that it provides. Today's digital media has changed the face of PR by offering a great deal of opportunities for good will advertising, and image overhauls. Earning a public relations degree can get you started in this modernized field.

Here's the good news. Before the economy collapsed, the PR industry was already in the midst of a revolution. Digital communication began its exponential proliferation long before last [Read More]

Physical Therapy: First Online Doctorate is Offered.

Physical therapy is a high growth area in the healthcare field. Those who have a degree in physical therapy may want to continue their education and go back to school and earn their doctorate. The University of South Dakota has now come up with a unique online program to facilitate a doctorate in physical therapy.

USD will now offer an online transitional doctorate of physical therapy degree (tDPT) through the School of Health Sciences.

This is the first online doctoral [Read More]

Paralegal Degree: Let a Paralegal File Your Papers

Earning a paralegal certificate or paralegal degree can provide many job opprtunities in various areas of the legal field. Some paralegals are taking their skills to do-it-your-self legal document businesses where they are simply responsible for filing documents that would otherwise be handled by a lawyer.

If you are looking for an affordable method to file for divorce, using a paralegal may be the way to go.

Amy Wishart of DoItYourselfDocuments has worked as a paralegal in the state [Read More]

The Unemployed Turn to Nursing Degrees

The economic downturn has affected people in a variety of businesses across the board. Some people have found themselves completely out of business and looking to do something else. Many are returning to school to earn nursing degrees or medical degrees to fill the need for medical personnel and nurses across the country.

Art and Tillie Pease once had a thriving yacht brokerage business on Kent Island that once pulled in $3 million in sales.

Today, the couple [Read More]


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