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Elevate Your Career with an Intervention Specialist License

Posted 17 days ago

Educators who enjoy helping children may find a career as an intervention specialist highly rewarding. In Ohio, educators with valid standard teaching certificates or licenses can request supplemental licenses in intervention specialist fields while working towards standard licensure in that area. These supplemental certificates allow them to advance their careers as intervention specialists or special education teachers sooner.

Social Worker Specializations: 5 Career Tracks You Can Choose From

Posted 6 days ago

Social work is the ideal field for compassionate individuals because it allows them to help others and empower vulnerable and oppressed individuals and communities. From the education sector to the medical field, social workers enhance the wellbeing of society by assisting underserved populations in numerous settings. Mount Vernon Nazarene University offers accelerated on-campus and online degree programs to help adult learners in their academic pursuits. Here, we discuss various social work careers you can pursue after earning your degree.

What Can You Do With an Organizational Management Degree?

Posted 6 days ago

Businesses across industries must operate at maximum efficiency to stay competitive in a global marketplace. This reality increases the need for jobs in organizational leadership and management. These professionals help leaders enhance employee productivity, job satisfaction, and the overall bottom line. An advanced degree can prepare you for leadership positions that allow you to play a pivotal role in supporting your organization.

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Healthcare Management vs. Healthcare Administration: What’s the Difference?

Posted 27 days ago

Healthcare management and healthcare administration share enough similarities that people often refer to the positions interchangeably. However, they also have significant differences that should be considered before pursuing a career in either field. Mount Vernon Nazarene University has helped adult learners balance education with busy work schedules through accelerated on-campus and online programs. Here, we discuss the differences between healthcare management and healthcare administration to assist you with your career decision.

Prepare for an Influential Career: The Role of a Nurse Educator (MSN)

Posted 2 months ago

As demand for skilled nursing professionals rises, so does the need for individuals who can provide the training, mentorship, and professional development required for their success¹. Nurse educators combine clinical experience with educational skills. Their curriculum development and outstanding teaching abilities help educate and inspire a new generation of nurses. Enrolling in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at Mount Vernon Nazarene University helps registered nurses (RNs) take the first steps toward this rewarding career path. Our nursing educator Master’s online format helps working adults advance their careers with the flexibility busy professionals deserve.

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Upskilling

Posted 2 months ago

In light of dramatic changes in the workforce as a result of an ongoing pandemic, the need for increased skills in any career field continues to grow. As companies are eliminating and consolidating positions, current employees will have to increase their workload and use underdeveloped skills. Upskilling has proved to be beneficial to both the individual and the company or organization, reducing costs and improving efficiency.

Stakeholder Capitalism and Education

Posted 2 months ago

The most important investment a company can make is its employees. Without them, the work would never get done. While it’s essential to have a great working environment and a good salary, an often-overlooked way of investing in employees is encouraging continued education.

ROI on Education

Posted 27 days ago

When corresponding with corporate partners, a surprising email received said, “All of our employees have the educational requirements they need.” What often gets misunderstood is continuing education is not simply necessary to earn a job but also the desire to grow as an individual and a way to improve a company as a whole. It’s time to rethink the outcomes of upskilling, training and promoting education.

Online Business Programs

What Can You Do With an Organizational Management Degree?

Posted 6 days ago

Businesses across industries must operate at maximum efficiency to stay competitive in a global marketplace. This reality increases the need for jobs in organizational leadership and management. These professionals help leaders enhance employee productivity, job satisfaction, and the overall bottom line. An advanced degree can prepare you for leadership positions that allow you to play a pivotal role in supporting your organization.

5 Fulfilling Callings You Can Pursue with an Online Ministry Degree

Posted 26 days ago

A ministry degree may seem like the pathway to becoming only a church leader, but in reality, it can open you up to several career opportunities. Christian ministry programs at many schools overlap with leadership, management, and business administration courses, allowing students to gain a diverse set of skills that are needed across a variety of settings. In this way, those with ministry degrees are qualified to serve roles in various religious institutions and secular organizations. Explore some of the rewarding careers you can pursue after completing an online program.

Healthcare Management vs. Healthcare Administration: What’s the Difference?

Posted 27 days ago

Healthcare management and healthcare administration share enough similarities that people often refer to the positions interchangeably. However, they also have significant differences that should be considered before pursuing a career in either field. Mount Vernon Nazarene University has helped adult learners balance education with busy work schedules through accelerated on-campus and online programs. Here, we discuss the differences between healthcare management and healthcare administration to assist you with your career decision.

Online Education Degree Programs

Elevate Your Career with an Intervention Specialist License

Posted 17 days ago

Educators who enjoy helping children may find a career as an intervention specialist highly rewarding. In Ohio, educators with valid standard teaching certificates or licenses can request supplemental licenses in intervention specialist fields while working towards standard licensure in that area. These supplemental certificates allow them to advance their careers as intervention specialists or special education teachers sooner.

Elementary School Teacher Requirements in Ohio

Posted 6 days ago

Elementary school teaching is one of the most important professions, instilling fundamental skills and building a strong foundation for future learning. It’s also a field poised to grow. Projections from the Ohio Bureau of Labor show the state will require 287,652 teachers by 2026, an increase of more than 11,000 jobs. An online bachelor’s degree in education (or traditional route) is the first step toward entering this field, but graduates must also take several other steps to begin their new careers. From earning a bachelor’s degree in elementary education at MVNU to applying for licensure, future teachers must complete the following requirements to achieve employment in Ohio. 

5 Hurdles to Avoid While Transitioning into Teaching

Posted 2 months ago

The job market is far different than it was 50 years ago. For the workforce today, it is not unusual for an adult to switch careers multiple times. Dramatic, mid-life career changes are on the rise. According to CNBC, 49% of middle-aged workers have made a job shift in recent years with positive results to their work-life balance and overall contentment¹.

Online Social Work Programs

Social Worker Specializations: 5 Career Tracks You Can Choose From

Posted 6 days ago

Social work is the ideal field for compassionate individuals because it allows them to help others and empower vulnerable and oppressed individuals and communities. From the education sector to the medical field, social workers enhance the wellbeing of society by assisting underserved populations in numerous settings. Mount Vernon Nazarene University offers accelerated on-campus and online degree programs to help adult learners in their academic pursuits. Here, we discuss various social work careers you can pursue after earning your degree.

How to Become a Social Worker

Posted 6 days ago

Becoming a social worker can give you the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community. Through an engaging, comprehensive social work degree program, you can forge a career path for yourself that helps improve the wellbeing of individuals and families. Here, we'll explore the field, educational social work programs, job opportunities, and more.

Undergraduate Business Programs

What Can You Do with an Online Finance Degree?

Posted 6 days ago

From helping families build their wealth to managing corporate budgets, financial professionals are needed in a variety of industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in business and financial operations are projected to grow 5% from 2019 to 20291. With a growth rate that's faster than average, careers with a finance degree requirement are in demand for professionals looking to enter this highly competitive field. 

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