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Adult and Graduate Education at Roberts Wesleyan College

Jason Hammel

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The Impact of a Master's degree in Health Administration

Posted by Jason Hammel on May 10, 2012 4:53:00 PM

Pictured on the right: Master's in Health Administration (Cohort 11 - Graduates of May 2012)

It is often said that the only constant in the world is change. Whether this idea applies to every scenario and environment can be debated; however, one area in which the idea is undeniably true is the health care industry in the United States. Various forces, such as the our aging population, technological advances, health care reform efforts, and increasing patient expectations are driving change at an accelerating rate. These socioeconomic and political forces are pressuring health care organizations to improve  quality of care, provide care to more people, and cut costs. Essentially, health care must learn to do more with less, and to do it better than ever before.

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Topics: Roberts Wesleyan College, Adult Professional Studies Blog Articles, Health Administration, Master's degree, health care degrees, health care changes, health care in the United States

College after Combat - What Veterans Need to Know About College

Posted by Jason Hammel on Dec 15, 2011 2:34:00 PM

Combat veterans have a difficult transition to make from serving their country in active war zones, to assimilating back into civilian life. This process can often feel isolating and troublesome – veterans may find that the skill set that served them well on the battle field may not be as helpful in day-to-day civilian life.  Not to mention, unemployment rates in the U.S. are higher than ever, which can cause a combat veteran’s job search to become incredibly frustrating.  However, using this transition time to attend college after combat may be the best way to assimilate back into civilian life, while gaining the education and tools necessary to become more marketable in a competitive economy. 

5 College Tips for Veterans

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Topics: Military Friendly College, Degrees for Veterans, Military Education Benefits, Degrees for Adults, College after combat

How to Make Full-time College Fit Into a Full-time Schedule

Posted by Jason Hammel on Nov 9, 2011 9:57:00 AM

DC_Family_2In today’s society, it can seem almost impossible for a person with adult responsibilities to return to school full-time. That person may struggle with the question of how to make full-time college fit into a full-time schedule. Whether it be preparing dinner for your children after they return home from school or meeting deadlines on the job, these, among others, are valid concerns for anyone pondering the notion of returning to school. However, attending college full-time is achievable with proper planning and preparation.

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Topics: adult education, time-shortened education, online education, learning as an adult, military education