You don’t have to be a Project Manager to use your MBA-PM degree

Project Management

Posted by Hallie Rogers
February 9, 2017

Since the beginning of time, great examples of project management have permeated history – the creation of the Great Pyramid of Giza in 2570 BC, the building of the Great Wall of China in 208 BC, the construction of the world’s greatest baseball stadium, Wrigley Field, in 1916 (shameless plug, …continued

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Five Strategies You’ll Learn from Our Online HR Management Program

online hr management

Posted by Grantham University
January 24, 2017

Human resources managers are important for the success of any business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “They oversee the recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.”1 Without human resources, …continued

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Three Things You Should Expect from Your Online Medical Billing and Coding Program

online medical billing and coding

Posted by Grantham University
September 27, 2016

Do you want to work in a hospital setting, but would prefer not to work directly with patients? Fortunately, there may be a perfect solution for you: medical billing and coding. These specialists, who can be trained through an online medical billing and coding program, are there to carefully maintain …continued

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11 Online Education Questions You Want Answered

FAQs for online courses

Posted by Grantham University
September 14, 2016

With more than 65 years of experience in distance education, Grantham University has become a specialist in online learning for adults. We’re sharing some of our expertise by answering your most frequently asked online education questions: Q: What is online learning? A: Online learning (or distance education, as it’s known …continued

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The Rise of Online Learning

Niccole Buckley Online Learning Blog

Posted by Niccole Buckley
August 31, 2016

The landscape of online learning is shifting right now. If you would have asked me about the landscape just five years ago, I would have told you it was emerging. It was still new and exciting, and if you were in the business of online education, you had to prove …continued

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Presidential Election Myths

Posted by Mark Olson
August 30, 2016

Editor’s Note: In anticipation of the November elections, Political Science Foundations Faculty member Mark Olson wants to help you see through the clutter by debunking a few election myths in this blog post. But he’s not stopping there. Olson is also teaching a Special Topics course on Presidential Elections – GU …continued

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Reflections on Grantham’s 2016 Commencement

Posted by Charles Stiles
August 25, 2016

On Saturday, August 6, 100% online Grantham University held its annual, real-life commencement ceremony. And Grantham’s 2016 Commencement was … well, it was WOW! Of course, I can say the same thing about the last three commencements I was privileged to be a part of in 2013, 2014 and 2015. From the …continued

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What’s the Deal with Online Education?

Posted by Grantham University
August 24, 2016

Going back to school can be nerve-wracking, and finding a program that fits your life can seem overwhelming. When you’re making a big commitment in time and money, you want to know that the investment will pay off and be the right choice for you. Online education may be the …continued

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4 Things to Expect from Your Online Accounting Degree Program

Posted by Grantham University
August 23, 2016

Did you know the accounting field is growing by 11% and quickly approaching 1.5 million jobs1? That’s faster than average. With this kind of job opportunity, it’s clear that pursuing a degree in accounting is a good move. If traditional school is not an option for your busy life, an …continued

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Student Debt Relief

Posted by Brent Carpenter
July 6, 2016

Editor’s Note: From low tuition rates to transfer credit opportunities, Grantham University offers a number of programs to help limit the debt load as students pursue a degree. But what about after they graduate? We asked Brent Carpenter, Financial Aid Compliance Analyst, to talk about what Grantham does to help …continued

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What Would You Do with an Accelerated MBA?

Posted by Charles Stiles
June 30, 2016

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I’ve been struggling with my latest blog assignment. I’m supposed to talk about Grantham’s latest degree option: the Accelerated MBA. And I don’t know what to say! Don’t get me wrong. This new Accelerated MBA option has a lot going for it. …continued

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Dreading your English Composition Class?

Posted by Grantham University
June 23, 2016

As someone seeking an online computer science degree, you may be wondering why you even need to take English Composition. Your job will require you to have computer and technology skills, not writing skills, right? Wrong. “Writing is fundamental to every profession. Even those which do not appear to focus …continued

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Fear No English Class

Posted by Greg Gildersleeve
June 15, 2016

English. That subject you dreaded in high school. Now you’re considering returning to school at an online institution such as Grantham University. There’s only one problem. You have to take that course … English class. But fear not. English courses are challenging, but they aren’t as bad as all that. In fact, …continued

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MBA Alumni Spotlight: Rita Harder

Posted by Charles Stiles
June 14, 2016

On August 6, the Life Changers of Grantham University will once again do something pretty unique for a 100% online university … we will host the 2016 edition of our annual live-and-in-person commencement ceremony. Graduates come from all over the world to walk the line. They meet with faculty, staff …continued

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4 Things to Know About an Online Computer Science Degree

Posted by Grantham University
June 2, 2016

Have you ever jumped out of your chair when someone walked up behind you suddenly? Once you see who it is, you calm down quickly, but your initial reaction of fear and surprise is because the person’s presence was unknown and unexpected. Many people are afraid of what they don’t …continued

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Educational Pieces of Flair – Digital Badges

Posted by Christina Taylor
May 31, 2016

Several months ago, I was sharing with my husband that Grantham University will be running a pilot on these digital badges in some of our business courses. He was a bit confused. He didn’t quite understand the idea of a digital badge. What is a digital badge … and why …continued

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4 Ways to Calm Your Nerves Before Starting an Online Degree Program

Posted by Grantham University
May 24, 2016

Pursuing a college degree after a lengthy layoff from school can be a stress-inducing predicament for many adult learners. Some have to reach back to their 20s to find the last time they had a study session or wrote a research paper. Now that it’s a little later in life, …continued

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Online Degree vs. Traditional University: Pros and Cons

Posted by Grantham University
May 23, 2016

Now is the time many traditional college campuses are enrolling students for the fall semester. Maybe you’ve thought about going back to school, but aren’t sure how to make it work with your schedule. Perhaps an online degree is the right choice to fit your life. There are pros and …continued

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Fear No Math

Posted by Pam Rodriguez
May 20, 2016

Hello. My name is Pam, and I’m scared of math. Well, not exactly scared. More like intimidated. I’m intimidated by math. But math didn’t always intimidate me. I used to be the boss of math. Math was a breeze. Math was fun. I owned math. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division … …continued

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6 Common Grammatical Mistakes to Avoid on Cover Letters

Posted by Lindsey Leesmann
May 17, 2016

R U ready to write ur next ppr? If you find yourself writing like you’re sending a text instead of a cover letter, you might need a few refreshers before tackling that big assignment for your online degree program or sending off your resume to a potential employer. After all, …continued

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But I Don’t Need This Textbook Anymore …

Posted by Eden Lord
May 13, 2016

Your semester is nearing its end and you’re probably cramming for a final … or preparing a major project … or simply hyperventilating. (Breathe slowly. In through the nose, out through the mouth. It’s okay. It’s almost over.) Now, as you look back at the work you have accomplished over …continued

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4 Practical Ways to Use Math in Everyday Life

Posted by Peter McCandless
May 11, 2016

Many people, including students in online degree programs, seem to despise and/or fear math. Those emotions may be understandable for people who have suffered unfortunate experiences in their schooling (something different than true education). Nonetheless, the practical application, and therefore the knowledge, of elementary math is indispensable in everyday life. …continued

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Wise Words from the Founder of Modern Nursing

Posted by Valerie Morrow
May 9, 2016

Editor’s Note: Grantham University honors the self-sacrifice and expertise of the modern nursing community. We’re proud to serve their educational needs with seven nursing-related educational programs in our College of Nursing and Allied Health. In recognition of their caring spirit and place in our lives, we look back to the one who …continued

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