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Spalding University stands out in Louisville by offering on-campus and online bachelor's in financial planning, master's in business communication - GlobeNewswire

Spalding University stands out in Louisville by offering on-campus and online bachelor's in financial planning, master's in business communication - GlobeNewswire


Spalding University stands out in Louisville by offering on-campus and online bachelor's in financial planning, master's in business communication - GlobeNewswire

Posted: 21 Jan 2021 11:38 AM PST

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During a time of uncertainty in the job market due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Spalding University School of Business is offering unique undergraduate and graduate academic programs on campus and online – including a bachelor's program in financial planning and a master's program in business communication – designed to help both traditional-age college students and working professionals increase their skills or prepare for a career change.Spalding – a private institution that has existed for 100 years in downtown Louisville, Kentucky – recently became the first university in Louisville to offer a bachelor's degree program in financial planning, which fulfills the educational requirements to earn the coveted designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP), as affirmed by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board)Financial planning is one of four concentration options in Spalding's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program, which can be completed online, on campus or through a hybrid of the two. The Spalding financial planning program prepares students to sit for the CFP Certification Exam, helping them get a jump-start while in college on a career in a growing, respected field in the finance industry.The number of CFP-designated professionals in the United States has grown 27 percent since 2013, according to the CFP Board. CFPs routinely earn an average income near or exceeding $100,000."Spalding is proud to offer financial planning courses approved by the CFP Board through both our bachelor's in business administration program and through a post-bachelor's certificate program," said Dr. Michelle Reiss, Chair of the Spalding School of Business. "We are confident that students who enroll in these programs at Spalding are headed down a path to professional success.Reiss continued: "To achieve a CFP certification, financial planning professionals must complete an educational requirement, pass the CFP exam and fulfill a work experience requirement. Spalding stands out as the only institution in Louisville to offer the opportunity for aspiring financial planners to complete the CFP educational requirement as part of their bachelor's degree studies. This saves students time and money while readying them to enter this rewarding, growing, trusted profession.  And because Spalding's program in financial planning is offered not only on campus but fully online, a student can be located anywhere in the country while receiving their education from our historic institution."In addition, Spalding stands out as one of the nation's only universities to offer a fully online master's in business communication (MSBC), which is an alternative to an MBA that focuses on teaching communication, problem-solving and other "soft skills" necessary to succeed in the workplace.Spalding's online master's in business communication can be completed from anywhere in as little as 10 months with concentrations offered in Accounting, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership and Sports Management. The GRE or GMAT is not required to apply. Graduate certificates in HR Management and Sports Management are also available."We find that the skills that the MSBC is specifically designed to develop – leadership and social influence, emotional intelligence, complex problem-solving, creativity, and initiative – are often the skills most sought by employers and industry leaders," said Dr. Robin Hinkle, MSBC Program Director. "Both recent college graduates or experienced professionals would be well-served by the training provided in our master's program at Spalding."Those interested may apply for any undergraduate, graduate within the Spalding School of Business by visiting spalding.edu/apply or learn more about any program at spalding.edu/request-information. All Spalding School of Business programs are available online and delivered in the university's signature six-week block schedule format in which students focus on 1-2 courses at a time for six weeks before taking a one-week break and starting new courses in another six-week session.In addition to financial planning, Spalding's other Business Administration concentrations are marketing, human resource management and sports management.The School of Business also offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a post-bachelor's certificate in accounting – either of which can be taken online or on campus – that will prepare students to sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam.More information on all School of Business programs is available at spalding.edu/business.About Spalding University: Established in 1814 and located in downtown Louisville since 1920, Spalding is a historic, private institution that offers graduate, undergraduate and accelerated programs in a range of areas of study. The regionally accredited university offers an innovative schedule of seven six-week sessions per year, allowing students to earn a bachelor's degree at their own pace. Its athletic teams compete in NCAA Division III. Spalding was recognized as the world's first Compassionate University. More information is available at Spalding.edu.AttachmentsSpalding_Mansion_StepsSpalding_Tulip_PoplarSteve Jones Spalding University 859-229-6393 sjones15@spalding.edu

Northwood University unveils new graduate certificate program - Midland Daily News

Posted: 22 Jan 2021 04:37 AM PST

Business leaders looking to give their careers a powerful competitive advantage have a new option: a Northwood University Graduate Certificate in Strategic Financial Leadership.

Beginning this spring, Northwood University's DeVos Graduate School will offer a sequence of four courses that will provide the real-world, in-depth expertise needed to give graduate certificate holders an advantage throughout their careers. With 100% online courses, competitive tuition rates and a start-to-finish commitment of just nine months, the program is designed to be manageable for people at any stage of their careers.

"Northwood is well known for collaborating with the business community to tailor our courses to the practical demands of the modern economy, and we've leveraged that skillset for our Graduate Certificate in Strategic Financial Leadership program," said Lisa Fairbairn, dean of the DeVos Graduate School of Management.

All graduate certificate courses are part of Northwood's existing master of business administration and master of science in finance programs, which means those credits can later be applied to one of Northwood's graduate degrees.

The four-course sequence includes:

• Business Financial Strategic Planning (FIN 646)

• Portfolio Management (FIN 655)

• Investments (FIN 637)

• Leading and Managing People (MGT 614)

Financial professionals earn average salaries roughly twice that of those in other careers, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, which projects demand for qualified professionals in the field to far exceed that of other industries.

"Northwood University exists to develop the future leaders of a global, free-enterprise society, and this new graduate certificate program will be a great addition in an area where we see strong demand for people with the visionary education that we provide," President Kent MacDonald stated.

For more information, call 800-622-9000, email devos@northwood.edu; or visit northwood.edu/graduate.

Mesa Community College veterinary technology students training in CPR - Your Valley

Posted: 21 Jan 2021 03:50 PM PST

Thirty-six Mesa Community College veterinary technology students are participating in online basic life support and advanced life support certification courses through the Reassessment Campaign on Veterinary Resuscitation initiative program.

The curriculum, made available at no charge to students, offers valuable research and information on evidence-based veterinary cardiopulmonary resuscitation practices, according to a release.

"Our students are taught the R.E.C.O.V.E.R. CPR method in our VET240 anesthesia, surgical and emergency nursing course," Dr. Kimberly Focht, MCC veterinary technology program director, said in the release. "This free, online training during the pandemic allows our students to review the CPR curriculum and earn their official BLS/ALS certifications prior to entering the workforce."

Dr. Focht is pursuing R.E.C.O.V.E.R. instructor certification, preparing to offer rescuer certification for future students.

The R.E.C.O.V.E.R. initiative is a nonprofit, volunteer-run program operating within the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society and the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. It began offering free training to anyone registered with a university's veterinary program at the start of the pandemic.

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The MCC veterinary technology/animal health program provides students with the skills and knowledge to function as a professional veterinary technician providing support to veterinarians, biomedical researchers and other scientists, animal control, and humane organizations, the release states.

Curriculum covers basic medical sciences, animal care and management, veterinary medical care, and client communications and service. The program also includes practical clinical experience in veterinary emergency, large animal, small animal, and specialty practices in laboratories, humane societies, and other facilities.

A partnership with Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine allows students opportunities to participate in bovine and necropsy skills labs and gain valuable learning experiences participating in small and large animal internships at CVM's Animal Health Institute in Glendale. Learn more at mesacc.edu/programs/veterinary-technology.

Mesa Community College has degree and certificate programs at its two campuses, additional locations and a combination of online formats. MCC is one of 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District. Go to mesacc.edu.

University of Tennessee: All you need to know about Engineering Management - Study International News

Posted: 22 Jan 2021 04:23 AM PST

Jennifer Cooper's personal goal has always been to earn the most prestigious of all qualifications: a PhD. With the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering (Engineering Management concentration), this is now possible. "I chose this programme because of its online options," she says.

She believes it will boost her career in several ways. "A PhD is more recognisable in my industry in showing technical expertise," Cooper says. "I would like to become a technical fellow within my company — while a PhD is not required for this, I believe it will help me show the depth of my technical knowledge."

Whether you're pursuing a master's or PhD, the professors and staff members at UT Knoxville act as anchors — giving you the freedom to explore while supporting you. "Some of the best courses that I have had are from professors that have field experience and are able to blend that experience with the course instruction," Cooper explains. Her advisor Dr. Andrew Yu has been extremely helpful and encouraging about doing research early, while

Dr. Xueping Li was always available to meet outside class times to answer modelling questions. Inspired by them, she plans to follow in their footsteps. "I have experience in different industries and would love to teach a little and share my experiences to help upcoming students in their careers," she says.

A UT Knoxville education is transformative. Apart from its continuous accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, five students have been named Goldwater Scholars, ranking UT Knoxville first in the country for the prestigious award. Its campus — which includes the UT Space Institute — spans 910 acres, with 294 buildings and over US$1 billion in projects under design and construction. The Tickle College of Engineering consists of eight departments of study, seven nationally renowned research centers, and more than 100 state-of-the-art laboratories.

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Source: University of TennesseeUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville: Inspiring future industrial and system engineers

It's an environment that nurtures success. The university has a longstanding history in delivering engineering programmes that open doors, boost careers and future-proof graduates. One programme that exemplifies this best is UT's Engineering Management programme. It can be conducted online and awarded at several levels: graduate certificate, master's degree or doctoral degree. This programme provides practising engineers with an experience balancing technical depth with leadership, project management, financial management, technology transfer, ethical and legal perspectives, team relations, organisational behaviour and continuous quality improvement. It's a qualification that empowers graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to lead technical organisations to success. Admission is open to graduates of ABET-accredited undergraduate curricula in engineering, or graduates of other technical curricula who satisfy prerequisites depending on their academic backgrounds.

Any working engineer, located anywhere in the world, can join this programme. Classes are streamed live and recorded for later reviewing. Peers are diverse and talented — providing ample opportunities to network. Faculty is one of the most experienced around.

"The online course format was excellent; despite the distance, I was able to communicate with my professors and successfully execute group projects," says alumnus Michelle Halsted, who completed a graduate certificate in engineering management. "I believe this virtual experience will be valuable experience and preparation for engaging with colleagues in our global society. Platforms like Google Drive and Slack do not let distance limit productivity, and Google Hangouts proved to be an effective way to host a virtual meeting."

With affordable tuition, students can earn a top-ranked US degree — the full programme, as taken by on-campus students — without sacrificing their careers or other life commitments. They can start from home, continue working while applying for a US visa and cap the whole experience with an invaluable Optional Practical Training programme.

Cooper enjoys the modelling and simulation course the most. "I've done distance education before, even while travelling. With COVID and my busy work schedule, it hasn't been easy to make time for course work and research. However, the professors and staff have been super supportive so I'm grateful," she said.

UT Knoxville faculty members are also prolific. In the 2020 list of Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate, 6,167 researchers from more than 60 countries and regions were recognised — five were faculty members and researchers affiliated with UT Knoxville. The list is based on publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for a field (or fields) and publication year in the Web of Science citation index. "The knowledge frontier is advanced by communities of researchers who, working separately and together, make contributions to their fields," says UT Provost, Dr. John Zomchick.  "UT students have the opportunity to do research with, learn from, and be mentored by world-leading faculty researchers working at the forefront of their fields."

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