Professional Studies

The diverse programs offered by National University’s College of Professional Studies are designed to prepare students for a rewarding career in a wide variety of fields, including accounting, engineering, criminal justice, healthcare, and more.

Nursing Leadership: What to Look for in an RN to MSN Degree Program

Finishing your nursing education and training can lead to a long and rewarding career. You can impact people’s lives, offering the first line of treatment when they are ill or injured and easing their fears with your compassion and guidance. In addition to making a difference for others, a career in nursing also offers you …

What Can I Do With an RN To MSN Online Degree?

You aren’t going to hear a lot of nurses complain about clock-watching or about a lack of opportunity. That’s because nursing is a fast-paced and rewarding profession that also offers job stability, plenty of opportunities for growth, and a great salary. If all that wasn’t enough to make nursing an attractive profession, it also has …

What Can You Do With a Master’s in Homeland Security?

You’re looking to take the next step in your career by furthering your education. Well, you’re already on the right path if you are looking into the Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management at National University. If you decide to take the next step to enroll in the program, you will be …

Management 101: Understanding Organizational Leadership

Vision. Strategy. Empathy. These are just a few of the characteristics you might find in a good leader — and leadership is a skill in high demand in today’s business world. According to a 2016 poll published by leadership development platform Elucidat, 77% of companies are experiencing a leadership gap. Deloitte’s 2016 Human Capital Trends …

What Can I Do with a Homeland Security Degree?

If you’re wondering, “What can I do with a homeland security degree?” you might be surprised to find just how many career tracks are open to you once you earn such a degree. It might apply to more than you think. “Many of our active-duty military, veterans, and adult students are interested in getting into …

What to Look for in a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership

You have the desire to lead people and be a change agent at your organization — or at one you hope to work for. You have an innate sense of seeing the hidden potential in individuals and know that a superbly-running and effective team can take an organization to new heights. You are a problem-solver, …

Public Health Jobs: What Can I Do With a Public Health BS?

A career in public health offers a wide range of employment opportunities with high levels of job security and good rates of pay for the right candidates. Public health jobs also come with the promise of enhanced workplace satisfaction based on the knowledge that you are making a real difference in the communities you serve. …

What Will You Learn With a Public Health BS?

The name of Dr. Alba Diaz is never very far from the conversation when speaking to faculty members about the Bachelor of Science in Public Health program at National University. She is described by one of her colleagues as “the embodiment of public health.” It’s easy to see why. Given her experience and commitment to …

How to Become a Probation Officer

The criminal justice system has many branches, all of which work together to ensure that the process of justice is served from beginning through end. One aspect of criminal justice focuses on a specific point in the process: parole or probation. This is a period of court-ordered supervision of an offender after they are released …

What Is Public Administration?

For one National grad, it is a career choice that has brought a lot of professional satisfaction. As the city treasurer of Redding, California, Allyn Van Hooser already knew a lot about the interworking of local government when she decided to go back to graduate school. Although she’s already accomplished in her field, her Master …