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News and notes from the world of education. Get Degrees always keeps you in the loop, giving you the lowdown about noteworthy people and events. We have our finger on the pulse of the education community.

Hewlett-Packard Offers $470K to Forward Thinking Colleges in Australia

Good news for a few lucky schools in the South Pacific! As Computerworld reports, Hewlett Packard has just announced three colleges as the official winners of their regional Innovation in Education (IIE) grants program.
The grants were created by HP to reward schools that have been bold in promoting and developing technological innovation in regards… | Read More

Want a Career in International Business?

The increasingly global economy demands business professionals who comprehend international issues and are prepared to conduct business beyond the borders of the United States.
So what are the best degrees in international business? The answer depends on what your interests are: finance, international trade, technology, marketing �� and your educational ambitions. Learn about top… | Read More

Undergraduate Criminal Justice Colleges

US News and World Report issues an annual survey of America's best criminal justice colleges and universities that ranks not only the schools, but also many of the popular academic disciplines. Here are the top ten undergraduate criminal justice schools.
University of Maryland/College Park: Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS) is one of the most… | Read More

Medical Assistant Schools Atlanta

Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners running smoothly. There were about 483,600 medical assistant jobs in 2008. Average rate of pay, which can vary substantially from city to city, is $28,300.
The standard choices for a degree in medical assisting are… | Read More

American Sentinel University Announces Two Online Health Care Degrees

American Sentinel University (ASU) has announced two new health care degree options that align with the changing professional requirements in the field. The two degree programs are: Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with specialization in Infection Prevention and Control. Both programs will be offerings… | Read More

Western Governors University Announces Scholarship Program for Nurses

There are currently about 2.75 million Registered Nurses (RNs) working in the United States. Despite that figure there has been a shortage of qualified personnel in the field for years, and now the projection is that the shortage of RNs in the U.S. will grow to 260,000 by 2025. The rapidly aging workforce along… | Read More

Villanova Announces Online Master's in Human Development

Villanova University has moved a little further into the online education mainstream by introducing its first degree program to be made available entirely online: the Masters' of Science in Human Resources Development. It's another example of a respected, traditional school recognizing the shift in higher education delivery and moving to participate in it.
To… | Read More

Texas Universities Offering Self-Employment Education

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

Drexel University Introduces Two Accelerated Healthcare Degrees

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

Rasmussen College Introduces Bachelor's in Internet Marketing

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

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