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November 23 2017, 3:59PM PST

Dental Assisting: A Career with Teeth

There are many career options within medical degree programs, and those who take the time to get specialized training will find the best jobs with great pay. Earning a dental assistant degree is a great way to get in to the growing health care market. Many dentists are hiring qualified dental assistants to perform their routine tasks so that they may spend their time on more important procedures.

Like most "assistants," Teshema Evans' job description only offers [Read More]

Graphic Design Degree

Graphic design is an extremely popular career choice for those with artistic talent, and a love for working with computers. This kind of work can also be done from home on a freelance basis, but formal training s a standard prerequisite. A degree in graphic design can open opportunities for financial and personal freedom.

It's important to highlight the distinction between web design and graphic design. Those who do graphic design concentrate mostly on print work. They create [Read More]

Is Your Computer Secure?

Almost everything you encounter during the day involves a computer.  From the coffee you stop and get, the gas pump you use, and the credit card transaction for lunch.  Computers are and integral part of our lives, but who is keeping them secure?  People who have earned a computer security degree.

The first thing to understand is that computer security has been and always will be a branch of information security. The primary objective of computer security is to [Read More]

Go Green With Your Career

Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering principles used to improve our environment. These specialists work to provide us with drinkable water, clean air, and a clean habitat for humans and others. Specialists in this field of engineering are in demand. An environmental engineering degree will allow you to help our Mother Earth, and make a good living doing it.

With tens of billions of stimulus dollars aimed at investing in green technology, eco-friendly majors could [Read More]

Forensic Nurses are In Demand

All we are hearing about these days is the economy and the lack of employment opportunities. While this is a fact, there are some fields that are in dire need of qualified workers. Nursing is one such field. There are nurses needed in traditional and research capacities, but there are also many jobs available for those who have a forensic nursing degree.

The U.S. Department of Labor's March 2008 Employment Situation Summary reports employment in the [Read More]

Troy Aikman Earns Degree

Many adults would like to go back to school to earn their associates degree, or bachelor's degree, but many think that after years away from school it may be too late to go back and earn their degree. But, 21 years after leaving college, NFL Hall of Famer, Troy Aikman, finally earned a sociology degree. Aikman is one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, leading his Dallas Cowboys to three Super Bowl titles. He's [Read More]

Executive Coaching a 1 Billion Dollar Industry

Executive Coaching is a growing and lucrative business where a consultant provides custom coaching that is tailored to a client. The coach and client work together to design a unique business coaching process that will create the desired positive outcome. To work in this field, you will need to earn an executive coaching certificate.

As an American career coach in Rome, (Megan) Fitzgerald is also on the front lines of a global revolution. Career coaching is a fast-growing and [Read More]

Automotive Techs Have Great Opportunities

Though the automotive industry is down, there is still a need for auto mechanics. Many people are keeping their old cars instead of buying new ones creating a need for qualified techs. Those who earn automotive technician degrees will be able to find the best jobs because of their qualifications.

After nine weeks since starting its first class, Oklahoma Technical College has drawn nation wide attention. Officials from the automotive career school, WyoTech, visited OTC to see [Read More]


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