March 29, 2023
National University Student Honored as American Council on Education Student of the Year
ACE/Sophia Learning Recognizes Joel Riley, a Marine Corps Veteran, as one of two recipients of the 2022 Student of the Year Designation. SAN DIEGO, CA (March 29, 2023) — National University (NU), the veteran-founded nonprofit university serving 40,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of the military community announced jointly with the American Council on Education (ACE), ...
March 27, 2023
National University Partners with the Carlsbad 5000 to Raise Awareness of the Value of Achieving Personal and Academic Goals
The Carlsbad 5000, known as the “World’s Fastest 5K,” encourages participants to achieve their personal bests, just as the San Diego-based private nonprofit university supports adult learners to achieve education and career goals; 2023 Carlsbad 5000 presented by National University returns for 37th edition the weekend of April 1-2 CARLSBAD, CA – March 27, 2023 ...
March 24, 2023
National University Receives 2023 Military Friendly® Gold Designation
2023 marks the third consecutive year that NU received the honorary gold status award for its commitment to providing relevant education and support to the U.S. armed forces and Veterans. SAN DIEGO, CA (March 24, 2023) — National University, the Veteran-founded nonprofit university serving 40,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of the military community has ...
March 23, 2023
National University Announces Dr. John Cicero as Provost
Dr. Cicero bring years of leadership in academic excellence and innovation to help advance new possibilities in education. SAN DIEGO, CA (March 23, 2023) — National University (NU), a nonprofit university committed to innovating around access and success for adult learners, recently announced that Dr. John Cicero will serve as the provost. In this role, Dr. Cicero ...
March 23, 2023
What Is Transformational Leadership?
Whether you’re coming from the perspective of an employer, an employee, or a student, you’re probably familiar with the concept of “leadership styles.” For example, strategic leadership strongly emphasizes future trends and developments, while tactical leadership is more concerned with problem-solving and the efficiency of daily operations. One style of leadership that has been experiencing ...
March 20, 2023
What Is a BSN: Differences Between a BSN and ADN
What is the meaning of “BSN” in nursing? “BSN” is an acronym that stands for Bachelor of Science in Nursing, which we’ll be exploring throughout this article. The BSN is one of the most sought-after and in-demand nursing degrees — and increasingly, is becoming the gold standard for employers when evaluating prospective hires. However, there ...
March 16, 2023
Public Accounting vs. Private Accounting
Although there are many different types of accountants, most fall into one of two categories: public accountants, like certified public accountants (CPA), and private accountants, like staff accountants for a business. Public accountants work with multiple clients, potentially across a wide range of industries, whereas private accountants typically work within a single industry and organization. ...
March 10, 2023
What Can You Do With a Business Degree?
A business degree prepares you for a wide array of dynamic and in-demand careers throughout the global business landscape. Whether your goals include launching your own start-up business, managing complex supply chains, developing marketing campaigns and strategies, or consulting for corporations and government organizations, the opportunities for advancement are nearly limitless. If you’re thinking about ...
March 8, 2023
Women in Higher Education
There’s much to celebrate in March, Women’s History Month. Today, women make up the majority of bachelor’s degree holders, and online education increases their opportunities to advance their career and boost their earning power. The role of women in higher education is a fascinating chapter to explore this Women’s History Month — from the centuries ...
March 2, 2023
Supporting Veteran Students: Keys to Success
According to Student Veterans of America (SVA), military Veterans account for somewhere between 3% and 4% of U.S. college students. Almost half (47%) come from Army backgrounds, with smaller percentages coming from the Air Force (21%), Navy (18%), or Marine Corps (12%). Considering the significant number of Veterans and servicemembers who are pursuing post-secondary degrees, ...
February 27, 2023
How to Become a Cybersecurity Analyst
Are you interested in exploring a career in cybersecurity? If so, you’ll need to take certain steps to gain the required experience and qualifications. These steps include earning a degree, obtaining professional certification, and, last but not least, keeping up with networking opportunities and industry developments. If you’ve ever wondered how to become a cybersecurity ...
February 17, 2023
Clinical and Non-clinical Psychology PhD Programs: What's The Difference?
Authored By: Michelle Ackerman, PhD Many people, including students of psychology, frequently get confused about the different “types” of psychology and psychologists that exist. Not all jobs in psychology require a clinical license, which is one of the main differences between clinical and non-clinical Psychology PhD programs. I got my PhD from a non-clinical PhD ...
February 13, 2023
The History Behind Black History Month
It’s February, that time of year we honor the contributions and legacy of Black Americans throughout U.S. history as part of Black History Month. When it Started and How it Began In 1915, a half-century after the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, the story of Black History Month began. That September, Carter ...
February 9, 2023
How to Become a Crime Scene Investigator
If you have an analytical mind and a sharp eye for detail, and you want to explore a career in criminal justice, consider becoming a crime scene investigator (CSI) or forensic science technician. This guide will help you understand what a CSI does, how to become a crime scene investigator, and what sort of educational ...
February 7, 2023
College of Education Awarded $4 Million in U.S. Department of Education Funding to Study Impact of Social and Emotional Learning
National University receives five-year federal grant to implement SEL curriculum and evaluate its impact on student outcomes and school climate in three major county school districts SAN DIEGO, CA (February 3, 2023) — National University, a private, non-profit university of 45,000 students with one of the largest schools of education in the United States, today ...
February 6, 2023
Leveraging Educational Psychology
Authored By: Dr. Joel B. Goodin Expertise to Address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion of Hispanic students in STEM Educational Pursuits A colleague recently reached out to me asking for any insight I might share with her team of biologists and other hard science experts striving to promote STEM to Hispanic students who are underrepresented in ...
February 3, 2023
How Long Does It Take to Become a Nurse?
If you’ve considered a career in healthcare, maybe you’ve wondered, “How long does it take to become a nurse?” The amount of time required depends on many factors, such as what type of nursing career you want to pursue; whether you study on a full-time or part-time basis; and how long it takes you to ...
January 30, 2023
How to Become a Psychiatrist
Becoming a psychiatrist is a rigorous but rewarding process. To help you navigate it successfully, we’ve prepared this career overview that explains how to become a psychiatrist, covers some basic roles and job duties, and discusses future job outlooks. It also answers some frequently asked questions about the field, like whether psychiatrists need a medical ...
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