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Why You Should Earn a Certificate In Digital Marketing with Your BBA

Earning a university degree can equip you with skills and credentials that will be a tremendous asset in your professional life. As Abigail Johnson Hess reports on CNBC.com, the long-held notion that a college degree “can be a clear path to stronger job opportunities and higher earnings” still holds true. College graduates take home about $30,000 more each year than those whose highest level of education completed is high school.   When choosing a college degree, it’s…

Nursing
What Is a Nurse Licensure Compact State?

Disease spreads independently of state boundaries. For proof, you only have to look at COVID-19, which is devastating heavily populated areas across the country. Hospitals in places like Arizona and Florida are short-staffed and in desperate need of licensed medical personnel. Dozens of states have enacted temporary licensing waivers, permitting out-of-state healthcare providers to practice on…

General
What Is an Accelerated Degree Program Like?

Chances are that you’re within driving distance of a college campus right now. However, proximity doesn’t always mean convenience. Local colleges, while providing an adequate education, may be unable to provide for your unique needs. If you’re looking for a degree program that can be completed at your preferred pace, you’ll want to look online….

Industrial Technology
What Is the Job Outlook for Industrial Technology Majors?

Industrial technology graduates have a tendency to land on their feet. Entry-level workers with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology can find numerous entry-level industrial technology jobs with salaries of at least $50,000, while graduates who become licensed or certified in their field can go on to enjoy even more opportunities. Industrial technologists are…

Nursing
Challenges for Nurses in the 21st Century

Long hours, late nights, and sore feet are challenges that have plagued nurses since the time of Florence Nightingale. However, the advent of the 21st century has brought with it a new set of challenges that nurses must learn to overcome if they are to rise through the ranks, and there’s no telling what challenges await…

Education
How to Choose Your Special Education Master’s Degree Track

Many teachers are driven by the desire to impart the knowledge and skills that will help students thrive throughout their lives. However, some students have specialized education needs due to a disability or disorder, which means accomplishing this goal may require additional training. If you’re considering pursuing a graduate degree and eventual career in special…

Nursing
The Importance of Transcultural and Multicultural Nursing

As the United States becomes increasingly multicultural, education must address the topic of multiculturalism so that degree holders will be properly prepared to serve the needs of our diverse society. Nurses interact with a diverse range of people on any given day. With an awareness of multicultural populations, nurses will be able to provide more…

General
How to Pay for Your Online Program

Earning a higher education credential from an accredited institution is a crucial milestone. It’s the gateway to career opportunities, a feeling of well-deserved pride, and personal and professional fulfillment. The University of Texas Permian Basin, the federal government, private lenders, and many other organizations offer various types of payment assistance so you can pursue higher…

Education
Mainstreaming Special Education Students

The terms mainstreaming (integration) and inclusion are often used interchangeably. The careful implementation of these contrasting teaching approaches, however, can have a profound impact on the academic outcomes of students with disabilities. Knowing the difference between inclusion and mainstreaming can help you better reach students with and without disabilities, so we encourage you to join…

Nursing
The Nursing Shortage: What Does It Mean for RNs?  

There are over three million registered nurses (RNs) in the U.S., making nursing the nation’s largest healthcare profession. It’s no wonder, then, that the nursing shortage has impacted virtually every level of the healthcare system. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), over 270,000 registered nurses will be needed by 2030. Texas alone…

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