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.

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.

Preparing for the CSET Multiple Subject Test

Passing the CSET Multiple Subject test is on the mind of many future teaching professionals hoping to acquire a multiple subject teaching credential in California — and it can seem like a daunting task. Covering a range of subjects including math, history, and social science, the purpose of the CSET Multiple Subject exams is to …

Beyond the Classroom: The Online Master’s Programs at National University

You know that for your chosen career path, having advanced education beyond a bachelor’s degree may be a requirement, or at least strongly encouraged when it comes to your future earning potential. Once you are focused on career advancement through higher education, the next step is to choose the right program and the right university …

Work-Life Balance: How to Stay Focused While Earning Your Degree at Home

If you want to get something done, ask a busy person — and there is no better place to find that busy person than at National University. Our students know a thing or two about managing their work-life balance while studying for their degree at home — primarily because so many of them have a …