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health and human performance

Is a Degree in Health and Human Performance Worth It?

More than ever, Americans are prioritizing their mental and physical health. With an increase in holistic approaches to human performance and fitness, we see a subsequent need for skilled exercise professionals. While on-the-job experience proves beneficial to sustaining a successful career, earning a degree in health and human performance provides in-depth teaching and training in … Continued
public health

Making Your Community Healthier with a Degree Focused on Public Health

Written by Meghan Hope, Program Director, BS in Healthcare Administration. Are you looking for a career that improves the lives and health of people in your community? Do you find yourself interested in any of the following questions- What steps can hospitals take to prepare and respond to natural disasters? How do health systems around the … Continued

cybersecurity

The Growing Need for Cybersecurity Professionals

Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives and the rate at which individuals all over the world rely on it continues to grow. While the tech world expands, the threat of data breaches and cyberattacks increases, putting crucial personal and professional information in jeopardy. Because of this, the demand for highly trained cybersecurity … Continued

Applied Communication

Learning Top Skills Employers Seek Through Applied Communication

Written by Dena Counts, Applied Communication program director Problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills, leadership, analytical skills, and the ability to work in a team are common attributes that employers look for in potential employees, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook 2020 survey. And, they are all skills that are … Continued

Criminal Justice

10 Jobs You Can Get With A Criminal Justice Degree

When people think of where a degree in Criminal Justice can take them, many of their minds go to the same few careers, but the truth is, these opportunities expand further and wider than most realize. Curious about what criminal justice roles you could pursue post-grad? Check out these 10 jobs to get with your … Continued

management degree

5 Career Routes You Can Take With A Management Degree

Managers play a critical role in the performance and success of businesses and organizations worldwide. Because every company needs someone to run effective operations within its business, the fields in which management graduates can pursue are endless.  In addition to a variety of industries, there are also a wide range of roles to be filled … Continued

Aspects of a Healthy Lifestyle

The Three Fundamental Aspects of a Healthy Lifestyle

As we settle into 2021, many have already abandoned the resolutions they eagerly celebrated as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve. While most of our personal goals are centered around achieving a happier and healthier life, lofty aspirations turn into a daunting reality quickly if goals are not attainable for our daily routines. … Continued

RN to B.S.N.

ACU Online launches RN to B.S.N. program

Abilene Christian University is launching a new online degree offering – Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing – beginning in May 2021. The degree is offered through ACU Online and is designed for licensed RNs who want to pursue a B.S.N. degree while continuing to practice.  “This is a great opportunity for ACU … Continued

RN to BSN program

4 Reasons Why RNs Should Pursue a BSN

America’s healthcare industry is changing at a rapid rate. Due to this, the demand for individuals with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is higher than ever. In fact, the field of nursing will see an expected growth rate of 7 percent by 2029. Wondering if it’s time to take your nursing career to … Continued

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

What Can You Do with a Healthcare Administration Degree?

Written by Meghan Hope, Program Director, BS in Healthcare Administration The healthcare field is changing faster than almost any other sector of society, and its rapid transformation has become a hot topic in today’s conversations and media. There’s no better time to consider a career in healthcare administration. What is the Job Outlook for Healthcare … Continued