IMAGE SOURCE A master’s degree in fire enhances a bachelor's degree in a related field. It also complements experience in a fire department, fire protection, fire investigation, and leadership in an emergency management role. Current professionals in the field of fire safety will learn about finance, performance evaluation, and management techniques. Also, through different areas . . .
If laboratory science classes are among your least favorite courses, you might wonder how you would fare in business school. While the amount of science coursework you need to graduate is minimal, studying the life and physical sciences can help you develop important skills you need in the business world. Science in an Undergraduate Business . . .
You've always wondered how the world works. Why star patterns change throughout the year. Or how trees change their colors in the Fall. Or perhaps, what would happen if everyone on Earth jumped up and landed at the same time. This scientific impulse -- to question how the world works, and proceed to find answers . . .
Many potential students are innately drawn to psychology. Obtaining a degree can already be a journey of self-discovery. And to many, it just makes sense to couple this journey with a literal study of self-discovery: a study of the human mind. Thinkers and artists have speculated about psychological questions for all of time. And many . . .
Most of us want to help others. Physical therapy is an excellent way to heal people while making a good living. If you're great at making feel comfortable, interested in the human body, and want a fulfilling job that will allow you to work throughout the country, physical therapy might be right for you. In . . .
There are many factors to living a long and healthy life, but nutrition is often one of the most important and changeable aspects of a healthy lifestyle. The right food for the right person heals naturally, prevents disease, and promotes fully functioning bodily systems. The "blue zones" are great examples of this. This term, coined . . .
You hear a lot about the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, but how do you choose between them? While studies in all of these in-demand technical fields are valuable, there are pros and cons for each educational path. If math is your favorite class and you are leaning toward majoring in mathematics in . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Fire? Fires start when a flammable or a combustible material combines with oxygen or another oxygen-rich compound. For a fire to occur, it also requires a heat source that is above the flash point of the material. Flash point is the minimum temperature that a flammable material's vapor will ignite. Therefore, fire is . . .
While students in other majors are worrying whether they will have to take math classes, math majors may wonder what other courses they must take to earn their degrees. If you enjoy working with numbers and mathematical concepts but are less enthusiastic about dissecting specimens and mixing chemical compounds, you might be hopeful that you . . .