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What Do Physical Therapists Assistants Do: A Day In the Life

Becoming a physical therapist assistant (PTA) can be a great way to get started in the physical therapy field. As a PTA, you’ll help people on their road to physical recovery, providing many opportunities to develop close, supportive relationships with clients. 
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Graduate Degrees

6 FAQs About Educational Leadership

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that careers in education will grow 7% between 2021 and 2031, with higher-than-average median earnings of $57,220. Children and adults will always need educational support, and strong educational institutions can build better worlds. This means that a job in educational leadership will always offer significant security.
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Adult Education

Should You Go Back to School During a Recession?

Between 2014 and 20191, nearly a million adults returned to college to complete their degrees. Perhaps you’re considering joining their ranks; maybe you’ve heard worries about a recession, about rising housing costs, and other economic concerns. 
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Graduate Degrees

Where Could a Master of Organizational Leadership Take Your Career?

Inspiring others to do great things requires a range of communication, interpersonal and practical skills. And although some people are born with a knack for leadership, even they need training to maximize their abilities. 
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Graduate Degrees

Mental Health Professional Shortage & The Track to Becoming a Licensed Counselor

Poor mental health is becoming an epidemic. One recent study found that more than 80% of adults experience at least one mental episode before midlife. Rates of overdose and death by suicide are rising, and the pandemic triggered a crisis in children’s mental health and well-being. The odds are good that you know someone who has struggled with their mental health.
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Graduate Degrees

6 MORE Benefits of an MBA

Getting a Master of Business Administration (MBA) is one of the best educational decisions you can make. If you’re considering this exciting degree program, you probably already know that the benefits of an MBA include higher earnings, more career opportunities, a sense of accomplishment and a chance to improve your quality of life. 
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Applying for College & Financial Aid

How to Pay Back College Loans: Fast-Track Tips

A college degree is a sound investment that can multiply your lifetime earnings and help you achieve a higher and more secure quality of life. 
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Adult Education

Program Director Q&A with Tyoto D. Wardlow, MS

  What do you believe is the most valuable element of your program? The most valuable element in our program is the instructors. Our professors are experts in their field and continue their learning journey daily. As a staff, we care about our students and understand life has its ups and downs. We are always willing to work with students as situations arise. Our program is completely online and classes are taken one at a time and are five weeks long. This is a huge benefit for working adults as it cuts down on the amount of time it takes to complete their degree and keeps learners engaged and eager to finish the program.  The cohort model allows students to complete the program with a built-in support network, this is especially important in online learning and helps our students transition from the classroom into their profession with a network of professional contacts. 
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Adult Education

Master of Leadership: A Unique Adult Graduate Degree Program

When Misty was looking for a Master's level program she needed a program that was unique.  She desired a degree that would be relevant to her current job as a caseworker, allowing her to build on her Undergraduate degree in Marriage and Family Studies. Most importantly, Misty needed a program with work-life balance, giving her time with family - namely her husband, two daughters, and two dogs. 
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Adult Education

Online Learning: Affordable Upskilling in a Recession

Online adult learning is one of the hottest trends in education. In fall of 2020, 75% of college students took at least one online course, and 44% took classes exclusively online. Although the pandemic is waning, this trend is not.
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