The Types of Jobs Available with a Master’s in Counseling

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Are you interested in helping people with mental health, family and relationship, or substance abuse issues? A master’s degree in counseling can give you the education and hands-on experience needed to become a counselor or psychologist. CCU’s online master’s in counseling, which is also available in a classroom setting, provides students with two and a … Continued

4 Careers You Can Get With a Master’s in Special Education

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According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “In 2014-15, the number of children and youth ages 3-21 receiving special education services was 6.6 million — or 13 percent of all public school students.” Because of the large percentage of children with special needs in the United States, experienced and educated professionals are in demand. … Continued

8 Benefits of Going Back to School as an Adult

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Whether you’re 55 or 25, going back to school as an adult will be different than if you went right out of high school. But that doesn’t mean it’ll be more difficult — it might actually be easier for you. Because of your age, you have a base of education, experience, and knowledge that will … Continued

8 Ways to Learn More About Your Job Field

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No matter what industry you work in, chances are that it’s competitive. And in order to stand out from other professionals, it’s important to keep updated on trends, updates, and news within your field. If you want to succeed and get promoted in your profession, we recommend spending some time learning more about your industry … Continued

Adult Students – 5 Ways to Earn a Degree Faster

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Many adults interested in going back to school have a lot of concerns, and one of the biggest is how long it takes to earn a degree. Since the majority of adults have a full-time job and other responsibilities, the thought of being committed to a degree program for any amount of time between one … Continued