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7 Benefits of an MBA That Will Make You Want to Enroll Today

An MBA can catapult your earnings, possibly into six figures and beyond. A study of graduates who got their degrees between 2009 and 2018 found an average salary bump of $36,472 for mean earnings of $116,248.
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Adult Education

Careers You Can Have with a Family Studies and Gerontology Degree

When investing your time, energy, and resources to go back to school, choosing the right field of study is important. After all, you’ll be focusing a significant amount of focus on these course subjects and ultimately use your degree in job interviews as a symbol of how much you’ve learned and accomplished. 
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Adult Education

9 Questions to Help You Decide If It’s Time to Go Back to College

Going back to college can open new doors and may help you access a better job. A 2018 Public Agenda survey found that the primary reason adults pursue higher education is in pursuit of a better or different career. To add more reason to return to school, employers are rapidly replacing retiring workers with more educated employees, with nine out of 10 jobs going to college graduates. 
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Adult Education

9 Questions to Ask When Considering a Career Change

Nearly three-quarters of adults in their thirties crave a new career, according to a recent University of Phoenix study. Forty percent say they’re unsure which path is the best to pursue. In a rapidly shifting economy, the desire for a change of pace may be the only constant. In fact, The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2019 that the average person could expect to have 12 jobs in their lifetime. You can make the most of this new world of frequent career shifts by pursuing an education that prepares you for the economy of tomorrow. In 2018, nine out of 10 new jobs went to people with a college degree. Georgetown University predicts that by 2020, 35 percent of new jobs will require at least a bachelor’s degree. 
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Adult Education

Careers You Can Have with a Master’s in Administration of Special Education

A career in special education can be incredibly rewarding, with options for selfless people with all levels of education. However, if you’re looking to find a career at a higher level that will allow you to affect systematic change and serve as a leader in your field, earning a master’s degree in Special Education Administration might be a smart move. These are some of the roles you may qualify for.
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Adult Education

What Veterans Need to Know Before Going Back to School

Going back to school after (or in the midst of) a military career is a major decision. A degree may be able to help you rise through the ranks, prepare for a second career, or improve the skills you need to own and operate a business. Whatever you hope to do with a degree, it’s important to be prepared before enrolling so you know you are choosing the best university for you and your goals.
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Adult Education

How to Navigate a Career Change in Your 30s

Nearly three-quarters of adults in their 30s crave a career change. The motives fueling these desires are as diverse as the humans themselves. Some people find that the career they thought they’d love is wholly unfulfilling. Others want to make more money, have more flexibility, or spend more time with their kids. Some industries are shriveling up and becoming less lucrative. And in other industries, possibilities may have opened that didn’t exist before. You only get one life. You spend about 90,000 hours of your life at work. So why not make the most of that time and do something you love that offers a decent paycheck and a chance to grow? 
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Adult Education

5 Tools for Teaching K-12 Students

The K-12 teaching profession is essential on many levels, and It’s also one of the most rewarding and challenging callings. Despite shrinking budgets and crowded classrooms, teachers are required to ensure that each student learns to give students the opportunity to progress in their studies and to prepare them for success in life, which will impact regional and national economic health.
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Adult Education

Benefits of Adult College Programs

Being an adult student positions you for success in ways that aren’t typically available in a traditional setting. With age comes wisdom, and, sometimes, new ways to success. There are colleges - SNU included - that offer benefits beyond the basic expectations.
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Online Degree Programs

Financial Benefits of an MBA and M.S. Management

There are a few magical letters in the world. Everyone generally likes hearing y-e-s. In baseball, it’s all about RBI. The military implements acronyms like they’re going out of style. And then there’s the all-important letters in business: MBA.
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