Both registered nurses (RNs) and physician assistants (PAs) work alongside doctors and play an important role in the healthcare industry. For prospective college students considering these two career paths, there is so much overlap that it might be unclear what the differences are. The preparation, professional philosophy, increase in job opportunities and wages differ between . . .
Healthcare is a rewarding career field in many respects. Since doctors and nurses are two of the most prevalent and most visible figures in the healthcare landscape, it makes sense that many students are eager to take on one of these recognizable roles. If you are wondering whether a career as a nurse or a . . .
The career opportunities for graduates of both engineering and engineering technology degrees are plentiful. At first glance, the shorter time to completion and fewer required engineering courses found among associate’s degree programs in engineering technology might make this degree path seem more appealing than a traditional bachelor’s degree in engineering. However, many students find that . . .
You have already decided that your caring, compassionate nature and excellent communication and critical thinking skills would make you a great registered nurse (RN). As you start looking into career preparation, you will find that there are different educational paths you can take to become a nurse. In particular, many aspiring nurses start out in . . .
If you are eyeing a career in healthcare, two popular choices are nurse and diagnostic medical sonographer. Nurses care for patients in settings such as hospitals, doctors’ offices and home health services, while sonographers use sonogram or ultrasound technology to create images of the tissues and organs inside a patient’s body. Graduates of nursing and . . .
An associate’s degree is quicker and cheaper than a bachelor’s degree, so it can be an appealing choice for students interested in accounting. However, there are many benefits of spending the extra time and tuition dollars needed to earn a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Going to school for another two years can mean the difference . . .
IMAGE SOURCE A fashion designer is someone who loves to study fashion trends, sketch designs, select materials, and have a part in all the production aspects of their designs. The design process from design concept to final production takes many months. Researching current fashion trends and making predictions of future trends is the first step . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Environmental Graphic Design? Environmental Graphic Design (EGD) embraces many design disciplines including graphic, architectural, interior, landscape, and industrial design. These are all concerned with the visual aspects of wayfinding, communicating identity and information, and shaping the idea of creating experiences that connect people to place. The best example of wayfinding is, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE According to a 2018 survey from the University of Phoenix, U.S. adults are not familiar with certain cybersecurity jobs, and the majority has never considered a career in the field. Most are unfamiliar with what cyber security professionals do and the education it takes to work in the field. The survey included 2,000 US . . .