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How a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Is Helping a Zookeeper Switch Careers

Careers changes, which are sometimes unexpected, can happen at any point in life, and they can happen for many different reasons. Over the course of the average person’s working life, it is estimated that they will switch careers between five and seven times. The idea is daunting and feared by many. But, there is always…

Career Series: What can you do with a communications degree?

While effective communication skills are necessary for anyone entering the job market, a communications degree can set you apart as someone who has a solid foundation in the written and oral skills that are crucial to organizations in both the public and private sectors. If you are struggling to decide on a specific career, a…

Career Series: Understanding IT Job Titles in This Rapidly Growing Field

With technology flourishing and global connectivity at our fingertips, Information Technology (IT) is an ever-expanding field. The need for development and integration of cloud-based products, data communication networks, and customer relationship management software, means information technology jobs are booming. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected…

Career Series: What Does a Project Manager Do?

When scrolling through the extensive list of degrees and certificates available today, you may stumble across project management programs and wonder what this subject entails. Project management is an exciting, yet ambiguous field of study. While it seems like the title is quite transparent and easily explained, a project manager plays a complex role within…

Staying Healthy During Finals

As finals near and winter weather approaches, don’t forget to take time to focus on your overall well-being and staying healthy. When you’re working hard on schoolwork, allotting time for anything else is far from a priority. But if you’re not taking care of you, it makes concentrating on your work and giving it your…

Helping Military Service Members Balance School and Military Life

Life can become particularly hectic for military service members. Uncertainty looms as we watch the news and wait for contact from our senior leaders while we attempt to move forward with our daily lives. Balancing multiple commitments is the standard for an active-duty service member who may also be pursuing an education and raising a…