Archive for November, 2009
The continuing difficulties in the job market are causing more people who have lost work and can't find new opportunities to create opportunity for themselves. In Texas a number of universities are responding with coursework that will provide learning support for self-employment efforts.
"Our approach to studying entrepreneurship allows students to experiment and learn… | Read More
Physician assistants and physical therapists are two of the jobs in the health-care industry most in demand these days, but the education for either specialty typically requires a seven-year commitment for college students in traditional programs.
Licensure for professional physical therapists requires a degree in physical therapy at the master's level and includes a substantial… | Read More
Minnesota based Rasmussen College has introduced a bachelor's degree in Internet Marketing. "After conducting extensive research, we found that Rasmussen is the first college in the world to introduce a degree program dedicated solely to the field of Internet marketing," said Brandon Steele, Online Marketing Manager for Rasmussen College.
While there are programs at both… | Read More
Responding to a national shortage, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded University of Texas Dallas, Collin College and Richland College nearly $2.5 million to graduate more students with science, technology, engineering and math, or (STEM) degrees. Acronyms are a critical part of academic planning, to wit: The grant has been named the… | Read More
Western Governors University has decided to invest in continuing education for small business employees and owners with a scholarship plan for people who want to complete their education with an online degree in business. Each scholarship is $3,000 and the University intends to award up to thirty of them each year.
The program… | Read More
Capella University announced today that it has added two new online degree programs and three new specializations. The University is introducing an RN to BSN degree program, one of the most popular healthcare educational choices today. Because of the increased complexity of today's health care environment, the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education… | Read More
New Jersey's Thomas Edison State College has been in the experimentation mode with a new form of course delivery: the flash drive. These solid state memory devices are the size of a house key and fit in one of the USB drives on your computer - a slot that has been standard on all… | Read More
According to the Chicago Tribune and several other news sources today, a dozen Midwestern states are studying the creation of a college-credit exchange that could make it easier for college dropouts to finally complete their degrees.
The project would create an electronic database where people could post documentation about the college credits they have earned… | Read More
The U.S. Department of Education awarded the School of Education at the University of St. Thomas in Houston a $2.8 million Title V Education Grant to fund the Promoting Post Baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program. The purpose of the education grant is to implement programs to achieve parity among Hispanic graduate students and… | Read More
The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee recently placed ads seeking candidates for a tenure-track professor's position in Health Informatics. The description of the entire academic program illustrates the combination of traditional academic disciplines that contribute to this relatively recent addition to the degree options in the medical field.
"The Program is multidisciplinary involving not… | Read More