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What Is an MPA Degree?

If you’re interested in starting or furthering your career with a government, public service, or a nonprofit organization, chances are you’ve come across the letters “MPA” in your search for information. MPA is a common abbreviation for master’s of public administration, a graduate-level, professional degree considered a top credential for community, government, and nonprofit leaders. …

Junior Achievement Scholarship

The National University Junior Achievement (JA) Scholarship is designed to help JA staff, teachers, and volunteers advance their educational and career goals. Through this scholarship, JA employees, teachers, and volunteers are eligible for a subscription-based tuition discount ($4,999 per year) for over 100 programs, including business, education, human resources, information technology, and more.* Eligibility An …

What’s Digital Forensics? How Cybersleuths Work

Think of the word “forensics” and you’ll probably conjure up images of grisly scenes from TV drama series like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. However, there is another world of forensic investigation, where bodies and bloodstain patterns are replaced by more mundane (but equally illustrative to the forensic mind), laptop computers, mobile devices, games consoles, Alexa-style …

Why Is Early Childhood Education Important?

Early childhood education is a term that refers to the period of time from a child’s birth to when they enter kindergarten, according to Dr. Jessica Alvarado, academic program director for the BA in Early Childhood Development at National University. According to  Alvarado, it is an important time in children’s lives because it is when …

What Can I Do With a Behavioral Analysis Degree?

If you’re drawn to a helping profession, one area you may have imagined yourself working is one-on-one with children or adults who are experiencing a mental health challenge. In broad terms, counseling is one field that allows you to do that. Behavior analysis falls into this area. This rapidly growing field focuses on human behavior: …

Hot Careers: Getting A Computer Networks and Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degree

Protecting data. Organizing information. Keeping employees connected. Today’s workplace relies on technology more than ever before. This also means we rely heavily on the professionals who keep our systems safe and operational. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that, as a whole, the need for computer and information technology (IT) …

Getting a Marketing MBA Online

Think about all the companies and brands you love. You likely know about them because of some form of marketing. And, if you’re loyal to certain brands or stores, they likely know something about you, too. Marketing is a diverse and growing field in itself, and many people interested in pursuing a master of business …

National American University STUDENT TRANSFER PATHWAYS

Keep Your Education on Track at National University We understand the hard work and dedication it takes to pursue your goals, especially when it comes to earning a degree. Though currently you may be unsure of the next steps on your path, National University is here to support you and help you find the answers …

English Language Program FAQs

What is the deadline for submitting my application? We recommend that you apply at least two months before your program’s start date. Students must take a placement test on the scheduled test date. How long will it take for my application to be processed? The application will be processed in about two weeks for English …

Checklist: How Do I Go Back to School?

It’s funny how the mind works. You might be in the middle of your workday, maybe at a job where you expected to be promoted by now, and suddenly you start thinking about your future. Maybe you’ve been shuffling kids between school and soccer practice and in the back of your mind, you start thinking …