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September 25 2017, 3:30PM PDT

Cooking Up a Hot Career in Culinary School

Culinary school has become a very popular choice over the last few years due to an
enlightened view of food brought on by programs from the food network, and the travel channel. Students who earn a culinary degree will find that they have a variety of job options available on completion of a culinary degree program.

Beginning in September, Thomas will spend 14 months in London where he'll pursue his master's degree in "international sustainable tourism," which in the [Read More]

Students Wait out Recession in Graduate School

Students today that finding entering the job market is a tough thing to do, so many students in this economic climate are waiting out the recession and staying in school to earn their masters degree. Taking the extra time to go to graduate school will hopefully give these students the edge to get jobs when the graduate.

If you've considered going back to school, you're not alone. When stocks slide and layoffs loom, colleges see an increase in adult [Read More]

Bright Idea for Electricians

"Global warming" and going "green" are two punch words when it comes to talking about the environment. A Georgia journeyman electrician parlayed his practical knowledge of being an electrician in to a career as a specialist in green power. Earning an electrician degree can be a great start to prepare you for work in the environmental field.

The training moved the Fenton resident from the "comfort zone" of the tried and true practices of his profession and into [Read More]

Is an MBA Degree for You?

Many working professionals are continuing their education by going back to school to get their MBA. But this path isn't for everyone. You will find that completing an MBA program will require a large commitment of time. While you're working on your MBA degree, you might need to take a couple of years off of working to commit full time to your studies, but the end result should make up for the time you took off.

In [Read More]

Computer Security is a National Priority

The U.S. Department of Justice performed a survey on computer crime and found that 74% of those surveyed reported being a victim of some kind of computer crime. That number alone would give the impression that specialists are needed in this field. For students unsure of what area to major in, computer security degrees are increasingly necessary.

The federal government is at risk of being unable to fight off attacks on the nation's computer networks unless it [Read More]

Court Reporters are Victims of the Economy

Some careers are becoming virtually extinct due to computer automation, and available online services. One of these fields that seem to be on a downswing is court reporting. Those who are looking to earn a court reporter degree should know how advanced in technology may affect your ability to get a job.

State Attorney Michael Satz and Public Defender Howard Finkelstein have agreed to stop using court reporters to transcribe depositions. They signed a stipulation July 6 to [Read More]

ITT Tech Sees Increased Enrollment

Going back to school is a trend that continues for working adults who are looking to move forward in their career. Schools like ITT Technical Institute are seeing a great increase in enrollment, even thought the economy has still not recovered.

Riding a wave for much of the last decade, the business of adult education seems to be heading toward an all-time high as America's economy tries to avoid hitting an all-time low. And with more and more Oklahomans out [Read More]

College Majors Change to Suit Job Market

Students entering college to earn their associates degree or bachelor's degree need to consider if the major they intend to pursue is viable in today's economy. Students who earn a nursing degree or engineering degree know that there are great jobs out there that are in need of top candidates.

Mindful of the worst job market in more than 25 years, many students enrolling in colleges and universities this fall are considering majors that they believe will [Read More]


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