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The GRE: What You Need To Know

Understanding the GRE is a major first step on your road to a graduate degree.

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Why an online MPA degree can be ideal for your busy schedule

Online distance learning allows public-sector professionals seeking an MPA to further their education without upending their busy schedules.

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Accreditation: Why it matters for an MPA

Accreditation is a signal of quality, serving as a testament to a school’s curriculum and resources.

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The Role of Social Workers in Child Protective Services Investigations

Social workers play a vital role in the safety and livelihood of children across the United States on a daily basis. Those who specialize in child protective services are in high demand, as evidenced by the number of investigations launched into abuse and neglect over the past several decades. The federal Administration for Children and […]

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The Principles of Adult Learning Theory

Adults in the professional sphere are shifting to continuing education. Learn more about the principles of adult learning theory.

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Is a career in politics right for me?

The recent presidential election reaffirmed the notion that politics is anything but simple. Being a politician requires some particular character traits.

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The Importance of Mental Health Treatment Following Natural and Human-Made Disasters

Natural and human-made disasters can have intense and often traumatic impacts on both individuals and communities before, during, and after the occurrence. Although federal and state disaster response entities like the Federal Emergency Management Agency and National Guard will be vital to recovery following one of these events, these organizations might not fully comprehend the […]

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Unconventional Careers you can Have with a Master’s Degree in Adult and Continuing Education

Discover the versatility a master’s in adult education can bring to your career.

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How Adult Education has Changed and Where it’s Headed

E-learning, career readiness and globalization are shaping the way educators and students approach adult learning.

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How Technology can Shape Adult Education

Technology facilitates learning among all ages, even adults. Research from PEW found adults who owned smartphones and had home access to broadband internet were significantly more likely to engage in personal learning experiences than those who lacked either one or both options. This is especially true among adults who wanted to participate in professional learning […]

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How Professional Nurses can Evolve Alongside Health Care Technology

How can professional nurses, the unofficial technology advocates of the health care sector, continue to grow and develop their roles as caregivers in the 21st century?

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7 Career Paths for Data Analysts & Information Scientists

Data science is currently one of the fastest growing and most in-demand specializations in the world of technology – and it shows no sign of slowing down.

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How an MPA can help you start your own nonprofit

While enrolled in an MPA program, you’ll learn leadership, budgeting, hiring, strategy and research skills that can help you launch a nonprofit tailored to your community.

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Job Outlook for Information Systems Managers

Computer information systems management is one of the fastest growing job areas in information technology. Learn more about this occupation.

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Career Advancement Opportunities with your RN-BS in Nursing

There are some exciting career opportunities with your RN-BS in Nursing.

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Trends in Patient Care that will Affect Nurses in 2017

Here are some of the trends for nurses to watch in 2017.

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Why an MPA may be right for you

An MPA teaches you valuable management and leadership skills for public service, government office, nonprofit work and even the world of business.

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What you Need to Know to Enroll in an Online RN-BS in Nursing Program

The number of nurses with a baccalaureate degree continues to rise across the U.S. Only 22 percent of these professionals had earned this level of higher education in 1980. Yet, the count reached 55 percent of registered nurses by 2013, according to a report from the Health Resources and Services Administration, the American Association of […]

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Tips for Managing an Online Degree as a Professional Nurse

For registered nurses, going back to school to complete a BS in Nursing degree may seem like a daunting challenge. With demanding work and family schedules, it may be difficult to determine where one may find the time to study. Luckily, accredited institutions like Rutgers offer online completion degree programs that are designed for working, […]

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Workplace Trends to Know About

The workplace is changing rapidly; the typical office setting professionals once took for granted is giving way to…

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5 Careers for Students with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Whether you have a clear professional trajectory or only a basic idea of your future career, an online business degree from Rutgers can help…

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7 TED Talks for Students of Data and Information Science

Today’s data scientists and business decision-makers face great challenges. These 7 TED Talks help put challenges and possible solutions into perspective.

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Helping Families Navigate the Foster Care Process

An online masters in social work degree can lead to an exciting role as a family social worker. One notable component involves playing a part in the foster care process, which can be complex and emotionally stressful for those involved.

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The Infrastructure and Needs for Digital Asset Management (DAM)

Digital asset management systems help organizations maximize the value of their current media assets and releases resources for other tasks. Enterprises use metadata to identify each asset, implementing indexing formats that function for their specific needs. Evaluating DAM systems begins with analyzing how stakeholders access digital assets. Once project leaders evaluate these needs, they present […]

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Effective Counseling Strategies to Help Children in the Wake of Divorce

Effective Counseling Strategies to Help Children in the Wake of Divorce

A Master of Social Work online degree can lead to an exciting career in clinical social work. Clinical social workers are found in an array of settings, from hospitals to private practices to prisons and care homes. In this role, you will be qualified to implement a variety of counseling strategies and techniques to help […]

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Counseling Strategies in the Wake of Hate Crimes

Graduates from Rutgers University’s online Master’s of Social Work program often successfully pursue careers as a social worker or clinical social worker. Professionals in this line of work can be found in a range of settings, from hospitals to prisons to private practices. They manage multiple cases at any one time, helping both individuals and […]

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Substance Abuse Counseling 101

Upon graduation from Rutgers University’s online Master of Social Work, you will find number of career opportunities. One field well suited to MSW graduates is substance abuse social work or substance abuse counseling. How do I pursue a career in addiction counseling? As U.S. News & World Report observed, while a master’s degree has not […]

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Tips for Applying Research in Social Work Practice

On the surface, there is a significant divide between research and day-to-day social work practice. Many social workers and social work students find that, given the complexity of the issues they encounter on a daily basis, it is difficult to apply current research to everyday endeavors. Barriers include time constraints, practitioner resistance, and lack of […]

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How Social Workers can Advocate for Veterans

Social workers play a critical role in the lives of veterans, many of whom suffer significant physical and mental health problems, along with financial insecurity and housing instability. By working with one of the nation’s most under served communities, social workers can acknowledge the extraordinary sacrifices these veterans have made, while also making their post-combat […]

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4 Reasons to Pursue Geriatric Social Work

Geriatric social workers play an integral role in today’s aging population, connecting seniors with essential services that allow them to lead healthy and happy lives. Unfortunately, despite significant growth in this field, many social workers remain reluctant to work with older clients. Detailed below are four reasons why a social work degree is worth pursuing. […]

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Information and Communications Technology Advancements – Master of Information

Information and communications technology (ICT) fluency is an asset in modern society, and technology plays a pivotal role the current business environment.

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What is Information Literacy? – Master of Information

Information literacy can be defined as a person’s skill at recognizing when it is necessary to seek new information and locating credible information efficiently.

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Impact of Digital Libraries in Schools – Master of Information

Digital libraries in schools are changing the way educators deliver content, and these changes are making information easier for students to access.

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Top Internet Marketing Trends

With how fast products and technologies are advancing, it becomes imperative for businesses to stay knowledgeable of top internet marketing trends.

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Entrepreneurs: The Backbone of American Economy and Society

American entrepreneurs continue to inspire modern innovators and have powerful influence on society and economy.

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7 Tips for Developing High-Level Decision Making Skills – Master of Public Administration

High-level decision making skills require access to a certain knowledge bases, and the ability to process that knowledge.

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Five Popular Careers in Social Work

People looking to make a positive difference in the world will find that a career in social work is very rewarding. Furthermore, it is a broad field that includes a vast array of work settings and job duties. Social workers can make their mark in healthcare, government, education, and several other fields. A Master’s of […]

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Three Reasons to Pursue your MSW

If you are interested in taking on rewarding clinical or administrative roles in the field of social work, a master’s degree is essential. Graduate education can also help you increase your earning potential; the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a mean annual wage of $59,650 for clinical healthcare social workers (a position that nearly always […]

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The Benefits of Field Placement

An essential component of completing a Master’s degree in social work, field placements can help prepare you become a practicing professional social worker.

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Best Practices for Knowledge Management System Creation – Master of Information

Firms can harness information by instituting knowledge management platforms and having their employees fully adopt a knowledge sharing culture.

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How an MBA can get you Career Ready

Obtaining a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) is necessary to be ready for a career full of success, innovation, and advancement.

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Performance Analysis for Public and Nonprofit Organizations – Master of Public Adminstration

Donors, taxpayers and public funding sources are requiring performance analysis that is more consistent with the expectations of the business world.

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Data Curation Definition and Overview – Master of Information

Data curation is an emerging field in research information storage, and data curators are specialists who store and maintain important research information.

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Understanding the Different Types of Business

The most common types of businesses are sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, S corporation, and the newer Limited Liability Company (LLC).

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5 Keys for Results-Driven Management – Master of Public Administration

In recent years, there has been a major shift away from actions-driven management toward results-driven management.

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How an MBA can Assist you in Becoming a Critical Thinker

The curriculum and requirements of an MBA degree allow for the perfect environment for developing and expanding critical thinking skills.

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Big Data Analytics Can Solve Problems – Master of Information

The big data analytics revolution has changed the information technology frontier, allowing IT directors to make improvements across all departments.

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The Foundations of Social Work

Social work is a career with a wide range of professional opportunities. You can find a social worker anywhere from schools and prisons to hospitals and government agencies. So what exactly is social work? Any work that is carried out by a trained professional with the goal of alleviating the conditions of those in need […]

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Master’s Program Empowers Student to Bridge Hawaii’s Education Gap

Daria Silvestro became passionate about education equality while working for an underserved high school in her hometown in New Jersey. She saw how difficult it was for teachers to get the resources they needed

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Challenges and Benefits of Information Visualization – Master of Information

Digital technology is rapidly expanding its role in the practice and preservation of knowledge through data visualization.

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The Recent Shift in Information Systems Design – Master of Information

For effective information systems, information scientists must consider the social, psychological, and business contexts in which they operate.

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An Introduction to the World of Metadata – Master of Information

What is metadata? In the most general sense, metadata is information about information.

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A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist – Master of Information

What is data science all about? The advent of big data has created a need for professionals who combine leadership vision, computer science background, and the ability to identify meaning in massively complex data sets. While big data has the capacity to completely transform how organizations operate in business, healthcare, education, and much more, it […]

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Librarian Salary and Career Outlook – Master of Information

Librarian’s duties have grown to include organizing electronic archives, audio and visual databases, and bibliographic databases.

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Adult Literacy Teacher Salary and Career Outlook – Master of Adult and Continuing Education

Acquiring a high school diploma or learning to read is a goal for many adult individuals. Adult learners know the value of getting the basic skill set needed to pursue employment or further educational goals. Other adult learners may want to improve their skills to better complete day to day tasks within their household and […]

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Healthcare Social Worker Salary and Career Outlook

As the Baby Boomer population bubble reaches retirement age, demand on the nation’s healthcare infrastructure will continue to grow. Also legislation that provides health insurance for more individuals

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The White House & The Booming Data Industry – Master of Information

The Big Data age is here. Whether it’s scrolling through Twitter, or checking the market analysis on a recent product, kids and professionals alike are utilizing and creating data simultaneously in their daily lives.

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