A Day in the Life of an Instructional Designer

If you’re considering going back to school, you need to ensure you’ve chosen a degree and career path that will serve you well for the rest of your life. An instructional design degree offers the perfect path to higher earnings if you’re interested in how people learn and how to make it better. Rest assured, your career options are not limited to education. Corporations, nonprofits, governments, and consulting firms are major employers of instructional designers.

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7 Signs It’s Time to Pursue Your Graduate Degree

Are you sick of your daily grind? Wish you could move to a better neighborhood with better schools for your kids? Had you hoped to garner more respect in your career? You don’t have to slog through an exhausting work day or feel you’re not living up to your potential forever. The right graduate program can reinvigorate your career, help you earn more money, and turn work into a place you’re excited to go. Whether you’re hoping to change fields entirely or excited to climb the corporate ladder, here are some signs that it’s time to pursue your graduate degree. 

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What to Consider When Going Back to School for your MBA

Whether you spend all day in a job you don’t feel connected to or you’re just not making enough money to justify all the work you do, a career change could be life-changing. According to PayScale, MBA graduates have average salaries of $88,648, but the sky is truly the limit in terms of what you can earn, where you can go, and what you can do. 

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Master of Leadership vs. MBA: How to Make the Right Choice

If you’re considering a return to school in pursuit of a leadership position, you might not be sure whether a master of leadership or master of business administration (MBA) is right for you. Both degrees offer a strong background in leadership and management, but the two programs are not interchangeable. So which one is right for you? Here’s what you need to know to make the decision. 

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How SNU-Tulsa Helps Students Get Degrees

Going back to school for your degree can be an amazing investment in your future and help you develop professionally. Many students in Northeast Oklahoma choose SNU-Tulsa as the location to earn their degree, and successfully graduate, even when other options haven't been successful in the past. Here are some ways that SNU-Tulsa helps students succeed on their path to graduation.

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7 Myths Surrounding Online Master’s Degree Programs

Online master’s degree programs are highly convenient, enabling students to attend class without fighting traffic, navigating a massive campus, or even getting dressed up. This can improve accessibility for people with disabilities, busy jobs, and demanding families, as well as those in educational deserts with limited options. Even for students with access to an assortment of great institutions and relatively open schedules, online learning may offer a faster and lower stress way to get a degree. Yet some are reluctant to consider this option because of myths surrounding online master’s degree programs. 

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What to Expect from a Master’s in Counseling Program

If you’re fascinated by human behavior, passionate about mental health advocacy, or interested in improving people’s lives and emotional well-being, a master’s in counseling psychology could launch you into a great career. In most states, including Oklahoma, therapists, licensed professional counselors, and other independent mental health practitioners need a master’s degree before the state will license them to practice on their own. To complete licensure requirements, you will also have to work a certain number of hours under a clinical supervisor and pass your state’s licensing tests. 

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8 of the Best Jobs You Can Get with an MBA That You Might Not Know About

In the popular consciousness, an MBA is synonymous with management. It’s a way to climb the corporate ladder, join the C-suite, and grow earnings beyond what they might otherwise be. The jobs you can get with an MBA are virtually limitless, and going to business school does not lock you into a management career. The skills you master are applicable in a wide range of roles, even if you have no interest in a buttoned-down executive position. Here are some surprising and lucrative options for MBA graduates. 

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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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9 Questions That Can Make Your Grad School Search Easier

Americans are more educated now than they have ever been. In 2018, 21 percent held a master’s degree, with 3.2 percent completing a professional degree and 4.5 percent finishing doctoral studies. That’s a graduate school completion rate that has doubled since 2000

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