Traditional University vs. Online For A Degree: Pros and Cons

Prospective students: You have many options in your education now-a-days. In addition to a degree choice, you have the decision between a ground campus and online degree programs. There are pros and cons to each. Take some time to carefully prioritize what’s most important at this stage in your life. Here's a general list designed to get you started. Of course, you should cater this list to your personal circumstances to decide what's best for you. Whatever choice you make, Grantham University wishes you every success in meeting your educational…

Happy Birthday, Navy: Top 10 Famous Navy Personnel You May Not Know

Editor’s Note: This blog post has been updated to reflect the most current U. S. Navy information. At Grantham our mission is to serve those who serve. Our history is rooted in the military. So this day is a special one for us. If you know someone serving in the United States Navy, today would be a good day to wish that person a happy birthday. Today, the naval warfare service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces turns 241 years…

Fact vs. Fiction: What’s the real deal on Online Degree Programs?

Pop quiz time. Below you’ll find a list of common concerns about pursuing your college education through online degree programs. Can you sort fact from fiction? 1.)    By pursuing your education through online degree programs I’ll be doing everything on my own.  Fact or Fiction? Fiction! Not only have online degree programs become more interactive by implementing videos and Webinars into the learning environment, but discussion boards and Skype sessions with your fellow students (and the instructor) are commonplace now. At…

Advantages of a Master’s Degree: Education Pays

Pursuing a master’s degree is now easier than ever because of the options available to working adults.  There are part-time, evening, weekend and online programs available, so you can still earn a salary while continuing your education. While a master’s degree may not be required for your chosen career, there are a few compelling reasons to earn one: Greater Earning Potential:  Statistics show that your earning potential rises for each level of higher education obtained.  According to the Bureau of…