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Posted June 23, 2015 by

The Top Ten Graduate Degrees for Prospective Health Care Professionals

Smiling practitioner examining the patient, her assistant taking notes

Smiling practitioner examining the patient, her assistant taking notes. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Healthcare is and has always been one of the best fields to enter when looking for good job prospects and competitive salaries. It doesn’t matter if you are a social butterfly or would rather be behind the scenes, healthcare has a job that fits you. Many of the best jobs in healthcare require a graduate or professional degree of some kind. These degrees are offered through schools such as Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). Here is a list of the top ten graduate degrees in healthcare: (more…)

Posted October 08, 2014 by

Which College Degrees Are Most in Demand?

Prospective college students have so many career fields to choose from.  As they consider what fields to major in, they might be curious about the ones that are most popular among students.  In the following infographic, learn which college degrees are most in demand. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2014 by

5 Awesome Healthcare Administration jobs

Administrator talking with a doctor at the hospital

Administrator talking with a doctor at the hospital. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As kids, when most of us thought of a career in healthcare, we pictured ourselves as doctors or nurses in scrubs, a stethoscope around our necks, chatting to patients and taking down notes. But healthcare is a vast industry and it’s so much more than just doctors and nurses.

Think of a hospital or any health facility and apart from the patients and physicians scurrying around. There are others, like the front-desk officer booking your next physician’s appointment, people handling and organizing patient records and other paperwork, and the behind-the-scenes executives who make sure the health care facility is running smoothly. Yes, I’m talking about healthcare administration, the people who use their business skills to efficiently manage the day-to-day operations of a health care facility. (more…)

Posted September 26, 2012 by

Public Health Graduate Programs: More than Just Nursing

Wheelchairs circling the words "health care"When you think of public health, what immediately comes to mind? Groups of traveling nurses vaccinating small children against devastating diseases, or scientists in laboratories looking at virus outbreaks, trying to figure out ways to quell the spread of disease and the best treatments? Or maybe it’s the campaigns you see in the media, designed to get people to stop smoking, start exercising or engage in a certain behavior, such as breastfeeding or hand-washing?

If you came up with any of these, you’re certainly correct, but public health is so much more than direct patient care and research. And if you’re considering an online master’s in public health, you might be surprised to discover that you have dozens of career options after graduation – and some might surprise you. (more…)

Posted August 29, 2012 by

Do You Have What it takes to complete an Online Healthcare Management Degree?

Woman typing on laptopThere’s no denying that healthcare management is a hot career option, which is due largely in part to the profession’s projected growth, opportunities for advancement and potential to earn a competitive salary. These reasons, and a variety of others, may be the motivation behind your decision to enter into an online university environment, but realize that this degree program and profession isn’t for everyone. It takes a special type of person to succeed in the competitive and stressful world of healthcare management. Before making any final decisions, learn about the skills and attributes most successful healthcare managers possess, and what it takes to succeed at your online studies. (more…)