Higher Education

Students will learn different ways to establish meaningful community relationships and respond to diverse community interests, while keeping an eye on current trends and relevant financial and legal aspects of higher education at the same time.

Online Courses: The One Course a Month Option

When time is money and both are potentially in short supply, the prospect of going back to school can be challenging for many adult learners. For those students hoping to return to education, often after many years of being away from the classroom, traditional universities with their rigid academic calendars and semesters packed full of …

Online Learning: College on Your Schedule

Everybody’s doing it.  From large universities to the local community college, online learning is no longer a novelty, but a solid fixture in the educational landscape. Whether that means getting a high school diploma, a bachelor’s or graduate degree, even some Ph.D.s, online learning — education that is delivered electronically through the use of technology …

Why Do We Need Education — Now More Than Ever?

In an age when online technologies have disrupted the way many organizations conduct their business, educational establishments haven’t been immune to the changes the internet has introduced at work and in day to day life. Learners have never had access to so much freely available educational content, often accessed with a couple of taps on …

The Adult Student: Why the Four-Week Format Worked for Me

Tyler Rex landed his dream job after graduating as an adult student from National University with a master’s degree in education. He attributes his success to the support of his family and co-workers, a lot of hard work, and the unique four-week format of National University’s online degree programs. “I’m a teacher,” says Rex. “I …

Learning Outcomes: Bachelor’s vs. Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership

Where are all the leaders? Employment and industry research studies from the past few years reveal there’s a need for more qualified leaders at companies of all kinds. Here are just a few of those statistics: 56% of companies aren’t ready to meet their leadership needs (Deloitte, 2016). 77% of companies are experiencing a leadership …

Best Degrees for San Diego Employment

The best degrees for San Diego employment can lead you to a new career, or advance your current career in industries such as defense, high tech, health care, manufacturing, computer technology, cybersecurity, engineering, and more, in both the public and private sectors. Our companion article, Top Industries in San Diego, gives insight into what’s hot …

Best Degrees for Jobs in Los Angeles

When searching for jobs in Los Angeles, you might find that the amount and variety of choices can be overwhelming. If you’re open to a new career, check out our companion article, Top Industries in Los Angeles to see what’s hot in the City of Angels right now.

Top Industries in San Diego

With such a large military presence, it’s not surprising the defense industry leads San Diego employment opportunities. In fact, one out of every five jobs in the region relate to the defense industry, with companies in categories such as cybersecurity, high tech, and computer science. There are many opportunities in several other industries, too, if …

What Types of Companies Look for Organizational Leadership skills?

What do Lockheed-Martin, Disney, Tiffany’s, Carnival Cruises, tech companies in Silicon Valley, the Aspen Institute, Vanguard, and Royal Caribbean, all have in common? They are all on the search for professionals who can deliver leadership in organizations, shape organizational change, and help others be the best they can be as part of a dynamic team …

How Do I Transfer College Credits to National University?

The road to a college degree isn’t always a straight line from Point A to Point B. Every year, more than one-third of undergraduate students discover they made a wrong turn when deciding where and how to pursue a degree and move from one college to another, while another 30% will drop out completely. Still …