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.

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 …

Adult Learning: Study Tips for College

A step forward. There are many reasons to go back to school as an adult — or start your college career for the first time. For some adult learners, it’s about accomplishing a goal that may have been a long-time dream. For others, it may mean completing a plan that was in progress many years …

Can I Get a Master’s Degree Without Taking the GRE?

You have probably seen the initials in a lot of college admissions material, but exactly what is the GRE? The GRE, Graduate Record Examination, is a standardized test that measures a person’s analytical writing, and verbal and quantitative reasoning skills. Taking the GRE can be part of a graduate school’s admissions list of requirements for …

How Should I Prepare for College as an Adult Student?

It’s a decision that a lot of adults wrestle with every day: Should I go back to school? If your answer is, “Yes!” here are five steps you can take to make your return to college as seamless and painless as possible.

Living in San Diego: Higher Education Options

San Diego, California, is known for its mild year-round weather, its proximity to the Pacific, its natural beauty, and its laid-back lifestyle. That’s what makes this sunny, southern California region such a great place to live. With a burgeoning tech scene and other rapidly growing industries, San Diego is also an attractive place to look …

Ask an Expert: Why Is It Important to Attend an Accredited College?

When you’re selecting a college or university, one of the things you should consider is if a school is accredited or not, and by whom. This becomes even more important if you’ve previously attended college and are looking to return to the classroom.