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June 24 2017, 5:26PM PDT

Healthcare Careers on the Rise

It is a well-known fact that there is a shortage of qualified healthcare professionals across the nation. Healthcare professionals such as medical technologists, lab technicians, and physician's assistants are also in high demand. As our population ages, we will continue to see an increased need for their services.

The health care profession overall is in short-range and long-range jeopardy" of not being able to find enough qualified employees, said Nancy Foster, corporate director of human resources [Read More]

Starting Salaries on the Rise

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has studied earnings from the class of 2004 and found that their starting salaries after college are higher than the graduating class before them.

Engineering majors are seeing the most cash -- though with narrow percentage changes from last year -- led by gains from chemical engineering graduates, who now earn $52,539 a year on average, up 0.3 percent from a year earlier.

Those graduating with a degree in computer science are seeing [Read More]

More Exciting News from Kaplan University

Kaplan University has rolled out several new online programs. They now offer a Bachelor of Science in Communication, Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies; and an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting " to name a few.

The Bachelor of Science in Communication online degree program combines an interdisciplinary approach, using both theory and application to teach two separate emphasis areas"technical writing and organizational communication.

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies degree will provide students with [Read More]

Find Out About Kaplan University

Are you looking to earn your associates, bachelor degree, or certificate online? Kaplan University offers a wide variety of online accredited degree programs to help students achieve their educational goals, and further their careers.

Kaplan University offers online programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies and Information Systems & Technology. At Kaplan University, students will find high quality educational programs, and experienced faculty with both campus based and online programs.

Whether you choose to study on campus " or online, [Read More]

Shortage of Nursing Education Faculty

A lack of qualified nursing teachers is causing concern for the future of nursing programs. This shortage of nursing teachers is making entry in to nursing programs more difficult for students.

Nursing programs at the state's colleges and universities turned away 2,357 acceptable applications last year, partly because of inadequate faculty, according to the report by the Maryland Board of Nursing and the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

Nurse educators need a master's degree to teach nursing at the state's many [Read More]

Criminal Justice Careers are Hot

Have you ever though of becoming a detective or forensic scientist? Many popular television programs today are heightening the interest of Criminal Justice as a career. Students find that there are many career options available when they earn a degree in criminal justice.

Careers in the field include jobs in corrections, law enforcement, education, counseling, law, research, security, and the military. If protecting people and property is what you want to do, a degree in criminal justice can give you [Read More]

College Graduates on the Decline in U.S.

Did you ever think the United States would loose its edge? The number of students who graduate from college annually in the U.S. is on a steady decline. This drop in numbers is putting our nation far behind many other countries in the percentage of students who graduate from college. This decline could possibly cause the United States to loose its competitive edge in a global economy.

As the Baby Boom generation ages and retires, a well-educated corps of [Read More]

Graduate Programs - New Trend?

Colleges and universities are seeing a big shift in the number of students who are continuing their education to receive graduate degrees. College graduates of all ages are returning to school to further their degrees.

Obtaining a bachelor's degree doesn't necessarily signal the start of full-time employment anymore nor does it mean that formal education is over. That's because more and more college students and professionals are choosing to return to the classroom to advance their educations even [Read More]


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