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What Can I Do With a Master’s in Public Administration?

When you drive through your city or town, you might take notice of traffic signals, sidewalks, landscaping, recreational fields, and fire hydrants. You might see new residential or commercial construction projects or road or utility work. When you’re home, you flip on the lights, turn on the water, take out the trash and recycling. There …

Thinking Like the Bad Guys: What Ethical Hackers Do

When Sun Tzu, the ancient Chinese military strategist, wrote his fifth-century masterpiece, The Art of War, he clearly wasn’t thinking about a battle waged across the internet. However, in the global fight against cybercriminals in the 21st century, his words are as relevant today as they were to the battles being fought back then. When …

Is Ethical Hacking a Good Career?

The word “hacking” is generally associated with the criminal act of accessing computer systems or networks with the aim of stealing private data, disrupting a service, or extorting money from an individual or organization. To the layperson, the world occupied by the hacker is a dark, frightening, and confusing place rife with criminality, corporate espionage, …

What Can I Do With a Bachelor’s in Psychology?

Psychology means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Often, people’s perceptions of the field are based on a narrow understanding of the discipline and sometimes, it can be influenced by outdated, stereotypical and even glamorized views of psychology portrayed by the media. Psychology is a fascinating field of study and …

What is Applied Behavior Analysis?

Psychology is a term that most people understand and could probably define. But ask someone, “What is applied behavior analysis?” and you may get some confused responses. Applied behavior analysis is a specialty within the branch of psychology known as behaviorism. The scientists who developed behaviorism in the early 20th century believed that the best …

Education San Diego: MBA Program Options

Industries of all kinds seek master in business administration (MBA) graduates to fill management and executive-level roles. The San Diego area is known for its innovation, and an MBA can open the door to switching careers — or advancing in your current one — in exciting fields like biotechnology, telecommunications, software development, and aeronautics. San …

Is a Cybersecurity Degree Worth It?

How many times have you been notified that a company you do business with has been the target of an online attack? And how many times have you had to change your passwords and review your account data as a result? It’s beyond a hassle. Major companies are regularly in the headlines for just such …

How to Get a Degree Online In Public Health

The U.S. health care system is being strained by diseases that could be avoided or mitigated with the right preventive care. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease, with about 610,000 people dying each year. An estimated 9.4 percent …

Education San Diego: Psychology Degree Programs

It is important for any prospective student researching psychology programs at universities in San Diego to consider how their degree will assist them in reaching their future career goals. This means carefully selecting the right program to match both your career aspirations and lifestyle. The good news is, for San Diego psychology students, National University …