12 Goal Setting Tips for Students Returning to Graduate School

As a student returning for grad school, you have made the right decision to take charge of your future. But let’s get down to the nitty-gritty to lock in to what is paramount in setting the stage for you to get all you can from your advanced degree.

Here’s how to set goals to get on a road to success:

Exercise and How It Positively Impacts Students’ Mental Health

May is Mental Health month. It’s a good time to consider how exercise is important in maintaining mental health as well as improving one’s physical condition.

Everyone knows that exercise improves your overall health and stamina. The more physically active you are, the better your state of mind and body. Generally speaking, anything that is good for your heart is great for your brain.

What Types of Jobs Can You Pursue with a Doctorate in Criminal Justice?

If you’re an individual with a passion to “serve and protect,” there’s an entire list of criminal justice careers potentially waiting for you. These include jobs in investigation firms, international and environmental law, police departments, institutional corrections, and other government agencies such as the FBI and CIA.

Spring 2018 Higher Degrees Scholarship Issue

We’re pleased to announce the publication of the Spring 2018 Higher Degrees Scholarship issue.

At NCU, the highest standards of scholarship are reflected in every aspect of our University–from our students, faculty and administration, to the curriculum and programs we offer. Please join us in celebrating our commitment to the pursuit of academic excellence!

The issue features profiles of recent NCU scholarship and grant recipients across all of our Schools.

What Can You Do With a Degree in Instructional Design?

Instructional Design Careers Worth Checking Out

In a recent blog post, Cornerstone University’s Jason Allaire outlined five issues affecting higher education, two of which being:

How to Become a Motivational Speaker or Coach

So, you’re considering a career as a public speaker. But why should what you have to say matter than anyone else on a particular subject?

Ask yourself, “Do I have something special to tell?” If you do, it may come from occurrences in your life. The best motivational speakers and coaches speak from personal experience and have something special to say. They stand out among other speakers because their message is heartfelt and relatable, not just theoretical jargon or pontification.

5 Reasons an Online MBA Is Worth Your Investment

An MBA degree, whether taken in the traditional classroom setting or online, is a significant time and money investment and, therefore, must be thoroughly considered before you take the plunge.

But why should you get an MBA degree, in the first place?

The reasons are numerous, but most students pursue an MBA to better their career options.

Thank a Teacher - Meet NCU Professor Dr. Brenda Boyd

Dr. Brenda Boyd, NCU professor in the School of Business, always loved to learn.

10 Careers Worth Going Back to School for and How to Get There

Since the Great Recession of 2008, the demand for job skills have changed with a greater focus on analytical and technical skills. These types of skills can be essential in industries such as IT management and health administration.

Take Five. A Moment with Our Alumni – Dr. Douglas Brown

Dr. Douglas A. Brown, a 2017 Doctor of Business Administration graduate with an emphasis in Homeland Security Leadership and Policy, teaches emergency management and homeland security courses at Annamaria College Online.