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August 17 2017, 11:53PM PDT

What is the Value of a College Degree?

So you are ready to go to college " you have your major picked out " and a career in mind. But what is your college degree really going to be worth in the real world?

College graduates made an average of $51,554 in 2004, the most recent figures available, compared with $28,645 for adults with a high school diploma. High school dropouts earned an average of $19,169 and those with advanced college degrees made an average of $78,093.

"There appear [Read More]

Medical Transcription Career

There is a growing number of healthcare professionals in the United States today - doctors, nurses therapists, dieticians, etc. With the number of medical professionals on the rise, those trained in writing concise, well-organized medical reports are in high demand.

A medical transcriptionist transcribes dictated recordings from healthcare specialists and physicians and makes reports, correspondence, or other materials regarding administration. This process is done by using a headset to hear the recordings and a foot pedal for any necessary pauses. [Read More]

The Art Institute Online Game Art & Design Degree

Are you looking for a career in game design? Game artists are the imaginative force that brings a game design concept to life. If you are interested in video games, and enjoy a challenge, there are great opportunities for graduates with a degree in game art and design.

At The Art Institute Online offers online degree and diploma programs in a broad range of creative fields " like Game Art and Design. The Game Art & Design program focuses on [Read More]

Is an Online Degree Right for You?

Adults today are looking for education options that will better prepare them for a career change in today's competitive job market. Anyone who is looking to move forward in their careers, but don't have time to attend a 4-year college should consider earning their degree online.

The practicality and convenience of online learning has helped it become a popular choice among busy adults. Currently, there are hundreds of thousands enrolled in online degree programs. University of Phoenix, the largest accredited university in [Read More]

Cardean MBA Risk Management Specialization

Cardean University's MBA program is renowned for its high quality coursework, providing working adults an opportunity to advance their careers. Graduates of Cardean's MBA program will learn new skills, and the business expertise to move to the top positions in their field. MBA students at Cardean can specialize in a specific area such as risk management.

Students in the risk management specialty will learn not only Risk Management, but also Advanced Information Systems Risks and Controls, and Computer Information Security. [Read More]

California Sees Decline in College Students

The state of California is seeing a decline in students who go to college directly after high school. Students there are not necessarily embracing a college going culture.

''There is no substitute for an educated populace in California's drive for economic and social health,'' said the report by the Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy, at CSU-Sacramento

The portion of California students going to college immediately after high school dropped from 61 to 52 percent over the last 10 [Read More]

Now is a Good Time to Have a Degree

If you are thinking about going back to school " now is a good time. A survey released this week indicates that us employers are predicting strong hiring for the fourth quarter - even with talk of a slowdown in the economy.

Twenty-eight percent of the 14,000 employers polled in the quarterly Manpower Employment Outlook Survey expect to add employees to their payrolls during the fourth quarter this year. Eight percent said they expect to cut staff and [Read More]

Capella University Human Services Programs

Are you interested in social change? Capella University offers online Master's and PhD degree programs in Human Services, which can give you the skills to successfully address key social issues in today's world. Capella's comprehensive program prepares students for positions in a variety of settings. Graduates of the online master's degree programs may want to continue their studies and earn their PhD in human services.
Capella University's online master's degree in human services is intended to supplement your professional understanding [Read More]


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