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Interview with Rory Dowd: Stay-at-home dad earning Masters online

"I'm now qualified for professional jobs... in higher education administration and a few other related industries."… | Read More

Interview with Dr. Angela Isom: Harvard Educated Author who Earned PhD Online

Once a low-income single mom, Dr. Angela Isom is now a Harvard-educated author with a doctorate degree. She made the transformation happen in just eight years. Dr. Isom has written several powerful books including Quitters Never Win & Winners Never Quit. Her other projects include the National Domestic Violence Newsletter,… | Read More

Interview w/ Lori Bell: Mom of Four Earns Master Herbalist Diploma Online

Lori Bell has been making herbal remedies for years for her friends and family using the in-depth knowledge she gained from an online education program in herbalism. She had so many testimonials from people desperate for healing that she started her own business. She’s also teaching others how to use… | Read More

Part 2: Corporate Executive Earns PhD Online

Michelle Seyfarth earned her online PhD in industrial/organizational psychology and now runs her own coaching and leadership business, Seyfarth Diversified Strategies. This is part two of a two-part interview.
Q. Tell us about your favorite class.
A. My favorite class is actually the only class I received a grade lower than an A. I received… | Read More

Part 1: Corporate Executive Earns PhD Online

Michelle Seyfarth always wanted to earn a PhD and online education gave her that opportunity. For more than fifteen years, Michelle worked in the automotive and staffing services industries. In June 2009, she defended her dissertation and in August of the same year she graduated with her PhD in industrial and organizational psychology. With this… | Read More

Interview: Tech-Savvy English Teacher Uses Online Master's Degree to Advance Career

Denylle McDowell has worked for as a teacher for more than a decade, and she's made exceptional use of her time. During her tenure as a middle school language arts teacher and department chairwoman at Yvonne Shaw Middle School in Reno, Nevada, she also taught Technology in the Classroom institutes as part of the Northern… | Read More

Gavin Black: Family Man Earns Online Degree in Software Engineering

Gavin Black dodged layoffs at International Gaming Technology (IGT), in part due to the software engineering degree he earned online and a chance meeting on an airplane. Gavin started at IGT building slot machines and then earned his degree to advance his career. After telling a fellow airplane passenger about his job and education experience,… | Read More

Jessie Long, Director of Adult Education, Newberry College

Jessie Long, Director of Adult Education at Newberry College, joins us today to discuss adult distance education.

Tell us about the distance learning programs offered at Newberry College.

The fastFORWARD program at Newberry College is a realistic, affordable solution for working adults looking to complete a bachelor's degree. By combining the practicality and convenience of online learning with the intimate and deep commitment of Newberry College, this blended program can show students the most direct route to… | Read More

Deanne Butchey, Assistant Dean, Florida International University

Deanne Butchey, Florida International UniversityDeanne Butchey, Assistant Dean at Florida International University, joins us today to discuss distance education.

Tell us about the distance learning programs offered at Florida International University.

Florida International University offers a number of degree programs for which a student can receive an entire degree online. FIU Online offers online courses, certificates, undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, and continuing education in varying fields for all your learning needs, including the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for success in… | Read More

Dr. Karyl Leggio, Sellinger School of Business & Management, Loyola College in Maryland

karylleggio1Dr. Karyl Leggio, Dean of Sellinger School of Business and Management at Loyola College in Maryland joins us today to discuss MBA education.

Tell us about the programs offered at the Sellinger School of Business and Management?

At the undergraduate level, Loyola's Sellinger School of Business and Management offers bachelor's degrees in accounting and business administration. Business administration majors can concentrate in Finance, Business Economics; Marketing; International Business; Management; and Management Information Systems. At the graduate… | Read More

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