Professional Studies

  • October 7, 2022

    What Is Public Administration?

    Are you inspired by the thought of driving social change, increasing equality, and improving the lives of others? If you feel passionate about making a positive impact on the neighborhoods and communities around you, a career in public administration may offer rewarding opportunities to challenge yourself professionally while shaping public policy. So what is public ...

  • June 11, 2020

    Best Nursing Degrees

    If you’ve been thinking about entering the nursing field to help make a difference in peoples’ lives, now is a great time to find the best nursing degree to fit your interests and career goals. Not only is the need for registered nurses (RNs) expanding, due in large part to the service demands of the ...

  • June 8, 2020

    Inside Info: Skills You Learn in Human Resources Courses

    The role of the human resources (HR) department has always been important to the well-being of a company and its employees. However, in today’s workplace — which includes employees ranging from baby boomers to Gen Z — having an HR department with highly-skilled, versatile, and committed professionals is absolutely essential.

  • June 1, 2020

    Why Choose the RN to MSN Career Path?

    You’re enjoying your career as a nurse, but you’re also thinking about the future. Maybe you feel confident in your skills and feel ready to take on a bigger role in nursing leadership and management. Perhaps you are developing an interest in a certain area of specialization and need to add to your skill set ...

  • May 25, 2020

    Can I Take Human Resources Classes Online?

    To meet the needs of today’s diverse and multi-faceted workplaces, the human resources profession continues to expand. Whether adjusting corporate culture to support flexible work schedules, finding the right candidates in a tight labor market, or balancing diversity in hiring, today’s human resources professionals face ever-evolving responsibilities. If you’re looking to build your career in ...

  • May 7, 2020

    Is a Management Degree Right for Me?

    Managers are in high demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 706,900 new management positions will become available by 2028. A management degree can lead to careers in administrative services, advertising, and promotion, architecture and engineering, human resources, finance, food service, sales and more. The career options with a management degree are plentiful ...

  • April 30, 2020

    What Will I Learn With a Bachelor of Management?

    In today’s economy, companies with experienced leadership are thriving. A management degree prepares you to adapt your skills to any field and focus on the future of an organization. Management careers are available in every career area, from education to health care. “This degree is really industry-unspecific,” says Dr. Timothy Pettit, academic program director of ...

  • April 27, 2020

    Best Degrees for Law Enforcement Careers

    When looking at career prospects, you’ll find few industries offer the wide range of opportunities that law enforcement does. Whether you choose to serve the local community as a police or probation officer or prefer a more globe-trotting lifestyle as a diplomat or intelligence agent, there’s a law enforcement option for everyone. There are generally ...

  • April 20, 2020

    Leadership Skills for a Human Resources Career

    Taking a human resources career to the next level involves the conscious development of a range of skills that many people don’t think about. That’s why human resources leaders stand out — they have certain personal qualities that might appear to come naturally, but which can be also developed with focus and training. Excelling in ...

  • April 13, 2020

    On the Job With a Homeland Security and Emergency Management Degree

    If you are interested in disaster management, security, or business continuity, National University’s Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management degree prepares you for a career in the public sector at city, state or federal levels, as well as jobs in private industry and nonprofit organizations. For one U.S. Army veteran and National ...

  • April 9, 2020

    What Can I Do With a Bachelor of Arts in Management?

    What do Doug McMillon, Tim Cook, Warren Buffet, and John Hammergren all have in common? Each of these CEOs earned a bachelor of arts in management before leading some of the world’s most notable companies. While earning a management degree doesn’t guarantee the same level of success as Apple’s CEO, a B.A. in management does ...

  • April 2, 2020

    What Can You Do with a Master of Human Resources Degree?

    In the past few decades, globalization and technology have affected businesses of all kinds. Outcomes of this shift have included automation of many tasks, more efficient ways of accounting and bookkeeping, a move toward electronic communication, and an increased remote employee base. Along with this workplace evolution, the human resources department has changed as well. ...

  • March 30, 2020

    Boost Your Career With a Master of Human Resource Management Degree

    Whether you’re already an HR professional or work in another people-oriented career, earning a master of human resource management degree could help you advance into higher-level positions within companies of all sizes. 

  • March 23, 2020

    What Will I Learn With a Master's in Homeland Security?

    What happens after a natural disaster or catastrophic event, such as an earthquake or a mass shooting? How do you implement the search and rescue? How do you facilitate the recovery? How do you communicate updates to the media and the public? How do you build a recovery plan? A master’s in homeland security and ...

  • March 16, 2020

    Nursing Leadership: What to Look for in an RN to MSN Degree Program

    Finishing your nursing education and training can lead to a long and rewarding career. You can impact people’s lives, offering the first line of treatment when they are ill or injured and easing their fears with your compassion and guidance. In addition to making a difference for others, a career in nursing also offers you ...

  • March 5, 2020

    What Can I Do With an RN To MSN Online Degree?

    You aren’t going to hear a lot of nurses complain about clock-watching or about a lack of opportunity. That’s because nursing is a fast-paced and rewarding profession that also offers job stability, plenty of opportunities for growth, and a great salary. If all that wasn’t enough to make nursing an attractive profession, it also has ...

  • February 20, 2020

    What Can You Do With a Master's in Homeland Security?

    You’re looking to take the next step in your career by furthering your education. Well, you’re already on the right path if you are looking into the Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management at National University. If you decide to take the next step to enroll in the program, you will be ...

  • February 6, 2020

    Management 101: Understanding Organizational Leadership

    Vision. Strategy. Empathy. These are just a few of the characteristics you might find in a good leader — and leadership is a skill in high demand in today’s business world. According to a 2016 poll published by leadership development platform Elucidat, 77% of companies are experiencing a leadership gap. Deloitte’s 2016 Human Capital Trends ...

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