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These days, the concept of an online university is becoming a familiar one. Online degree programs are more and more popular, with many non-traditional and traditional schools alike offering some or all of their programs online. You get the idea, more or less. You have a good sense of what
At WGU, each student is assigned a personal faculty member to work with them as a mentor throughout their time at WGU. Additionally, each course has its own Course Instructors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course material. Advice from your mentors and instructors is invaluable
If you are considering a career in information technology because you always loved video games as a kid, software development is a career path that you should look into. With fast employment growth, high salaries and the ability to engage both the analytical and creative sides of your brain, software
A career in information technology requires a very specific skill set, yet, in a world where most people are at least minimally computer savvy, there are certain abilities that are more valuable to have than others. Aspiring IT professionals who plan on working in business will need to master these
After becoming a nurse and working for a few years, there comes a time when you may be ready to consider a new position within the field. Looking for a job mid-career requires a bit of a different approach than it did when you were fresh out of nursing school,
One IT job that is thriving in recent years is that of a computer systems analyst—in fact, recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics say that “employment of computer systems analysts is projected to grow 21 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.”
An online information technology degree lends itself to a number of career paths, but have you ever considered using it to get a job in health care? The industry is expected to see tremendous growth over the next decade as baby boomers continue to age and the implementation of the
4,173. That's how many new bachelor's and master's degree graduates we're celebrating this week as we gather in Salt Lake City for WGU's 25th semi-annual commencement. Saturday, July 13, is another record-setting day: Once again, this graduating class is our largest on record. And once again, it's not really about
If you are thinking about a career in teaching English as a second language, you may be wondering if the requirements differ from traditional education degrees in any way. While ESL teachers certainly have to deal with a variety of challenges that other educators may not, such as addressing cultural
STEM has been at the forefront of education reform over the last decade, but will this oft-referenced acronym soon morph into STEAM? For those with a career in teaching, this emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics has been shaping the way that they approach education. However, education advocates are
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