Why You Should Consider an Online Master’s in Information Technology

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Posted by Grantham University
January 10, 2017

We live in a digital age. Technology is crucial to our daily lives and our dependency on technology is only growing with each passing day. There is a demand for workers who can maintain the security of the technology we rely on and who can continue to develop and progress …continued

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Three Reasons Why a Master’s in Information Technology Will Help Your Career

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Posted by Grantham University
December 22, 2016

Whether you want to be the computer systems analyst of an enterprise, an application developer for a small business or a consultant who sets your own hours, the master’s in information technology degree program at Grantham University is the first step toward advancing your career. This degree program emphasizes the …continued

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Master These Five Qualities Before Starting Your Career in Criminal Justice

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Posted by Grantham University
December 13, 2016

What do patrol officers, legal assistants, probation officers, criminal investigators and legal secretaries all have in common? Well, not only do they all have careers in criminal justice1, they have jobs that require interaction with many people. According to an article on topcriminaljusticedegrees.org, “Criminal justice professionals work closely with team …continued

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The Many Options Open to You with a Criminal Justice Career

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Posted by Grantham University
November 21, 2016

 With a criminal justice career, every day you get to help the lives of others and serve those who are in need. These professionals work tirelessly to protect our streets, homes and country in a variety of ways. As a nation, we depend on these hard-working individuals to keep us …continued

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Your Criminal Justice Program: Key Things to Know

Things to Know about Criminal Justice

Posted by Grantham University
November 9, 2016

Do you want to work in a professional environment where you can make an impact every day? If so, then Grantham has the perfect program for you: criminal justice. With a bachelor’s degree from our criminal justice program, you can pursue a career in many different fields, including corrections, law …continued

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Salary Expectations: 2 Ways to Respond When your Interviewer Asks

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Posted by Grantham University
October 26, 2016

Interviews are often a nerve-inducing experience without questions about your salary expectations coming up. But when it does, to avoid a series of “ums…” and blank stares off into the distance, it is best to know exactly how to answer this question in a constructive way. As a general rule, …continued

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Want to Thrive in Your Career? Master These Five Soft Skills

Soft Skills

Posted by Grantham University
October 17, 2016

Do you have what it takes to succeed in your career? While understanding the ins and outs of your occupation is crucial, you cannot overlook developing the soft skills that employers want you to have —you know, those skill requirements you almost always see on job listings. Even for medical …continued

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Why Your Medical Billing and Coding Career Matters

Medical Billing and Coding Career

Posted by Grantham University
October 6, 2016

              Medical coding and billing professionals are important members of a medical team. These professionals carefully maintain patient records and make sure that everyone is billed correctly. The health care industry depends on these professionals to properly code a patient’s diagnosis and then request …continued

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How to Answer the Trickiest of Interview Questions

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Posted by Grantham University
September 20, 2016

Remember that important childhood rule: honesty is the best policy? The one we accidentally forget about as we get older. Well, as it turns out, employers want to see honesty even when they ask you tricky interview questions. So avoid doing the “humblebrag.” If you are not familiar with the …continued

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Why Accounting is Important: A Look Inside the Fashion Industry

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Posted by Grantham University
September 15, 2016

“You gotta have style. It helps you get down the stairs. It helps you get up in the morning. It’s a way of life. Without it, you’re nobody.” This bold statement by Diana Vreeland, recognized today as the Empress of Fashion1, reflects the importance fashion has in our everyday lives. …continued

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How Confidence in Public Speaking Will Make You a Better Accountant

Confidence in Public Speaking

Posted by Grantham University
September 13, 2016

If you are an accounting student so you can spend your career sitting alone at your desk avoiding face-to-face communication with anyone, it’s time to break out of your shell and make the most of your future accounting career! Confidence in public speaking is crucial to a successful accounting career. …continued

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Tackling Online Learning Myth Number Three

Posted by Charles Stiles
September 1, 2016

Online degree programs – as well as online schools, online colleges and online education in general – have been around for years now; decades, in fact. And yet, despite the fact that more than 5.8 million students take classes online in the United States alone, an online learning myth pops up every …continued

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5 Unexpected Accounting Careers You Should Know About

Posted by Grantham University
August 30, 2016

Traditionally, people don’t think of accountants as having the “most fun job ever.” However, accounting can be much more than simply looking at numbers. With accounting careers available, and necessary, in a variety of industries, there are a lot more options than the traditional bookkeeping jobs we typically envision when …continued

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How to Get the Job in Electronics Engineering Technology

Posted by Grantham University
August 16, 2016

Online education is tackling traditional brick-and-mortar education head on. You’re an online student—you, more than anyone, understand why it’s so great. You used the internet to your advantage so you could earn your degree. But why aren’t you landing the job? If you’ve gotten used to reaching your academic goals …continued

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An Entry-Level Playing Field isn’t a Fair Game for Veterans

Posted by Eden Lord
August 11, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to meet with a group of veterans who had just transitioned into the private sector. In visiting with some of these veterans who were in the military for more than eight years, I heard a recurring theme: Civilian employers do not look at the life experience …continued

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What You Need to Know About Your Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology

Posted by Grantham University
August 8, 2016

As an online student pursuing a degree in electronics engineering technology, you’re probably most interested in learning about complex control panels and electronic systems. But do you consider all the times that electronics engineers have to make important decisions on the spot? Probably not. As you work towards your degree …continued

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Don’t Take a Pass on Your Military-to-Civilian Future

Posted by Eden Lord
August 1, 2016

How prepared are you for your military-to-civilian future? It goes without saying that those who serve in our military have a full plate. No matter how long you have been – or plan to stay – in the military, you’ve probably wondered: What’s next? For the sake of your military-to-civilian future, think …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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5 Quick Tips for Finding Jobs in Computer Science

Posted by Grantham University
June 29, 2016

Being a lifelong learner is a great quality to have, but you probably went back to school for your online computer science degree for the more specific purpose of advancing your career or finding a job in the information technology industry. If you’re starting the process of looking for jobs …continued

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So What, Exactly, is a Computer Support Specialist?

Posted by Grantham University
June 9, 2016

We mentioned in last week’s blog that information technology careers are booming right now. In 2013 the top five entry-level information technology jobs were: Computer Support Specialist, Software Developer/Engineer, Systems Analyst, Network/Systems Admin, and Database Administrator. There were a combined 335,000 job openings posted by companies. About two-thirds of those …continued

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Criminal Justice Spotlight: Brad Lynn

Posted by Charles Stiles
May 19, 2016

Editor’s Note: From the cop on the beat to the computer forensic specialist, our modern police are dedicated to peace, service and our protection. At Grantham University, we’re proud to serve their educational needs with online criminal justice degree programs through our College of Arts and Sciences. During National Police Week, …continued

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5 Suspicious Signs Your Job Interview Went Poorly

Posted by Grantham University
May 18, 2016

The mind of a job seeker one hour after completing a job interview can operate like a broken record. Often times, the broken record plays back the same few questions. Did they like me? Did I answer the questions the way the interviewer wanted? Will they call me back? I’ve …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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5 Tips for Presenting Accomplishments in Your Resume, Cover Letter

Posted by Eric Sorrentino
May 16, 2016

It can be challenging to differentiate yourself to a potential employer, given the competitive nature of the job market. Focusing on the important topics when writing your resume (tips here) and cover letter (tips here) is essential to earning that coveted in-person interview. One of the best ways to make …continued

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Should You Include Social Media Links on Your Resume?

Posted by Eric Sorrentino
May 12, 2016

Think of your favorite sports vehicle; your favorite place to grab your morning coffee; your favorite band; your dinner spot of choice on a Friday or Saturday night. Post your answers in the comments section below, if you’d like. Answers to questions like these likely have an active presence in …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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