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Applied Psychology vs. Clinical Psychology: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jan 17, 2018 12:06:46 PM

The American Psychological Association (APA) defines psychology as “the scientific study of the behavior of individuals and their mental processes.” Put another way, it’s the study of how people’s brains work, giving us a greater understanding of the reasonings behind their many behaviors.

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Topics: Applied Psychology, Careers in psychology, Clinical Psychology

Getting a Master’s in Social Work? Learn the Top Career Tracks

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Dec 4, 2017 1:52:39 PM

Social work is an amazing field to enter. Not only is the psychology behind human behavior absolutely fascinating, but the ability to spend your days helping people overcome some of the biggest obstacles of their lives can be extremely rewarding, to say the least.

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Topics: Social Work, Career Advice

Getting an MBA in Sport Business? Learn the Top Career Tracks

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Nov 14, 2017 12:43:04 PM

When you earn your MBA in Sport Business, you gain a variety of skills designed to help you advance in your career. These skills related to strategic management, sales and marketing, risk management, navigation of legal issues, facility planning and management, and various financial aspects of sport can all make you an even greater success in this particular field.

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Topics: MBA, Sport Business, Careers in Sports

What Can Criminal Justice Majors Be for Halloween?

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Oct 31, 2017 9:02:00 AM

Happy Halloween!

Are you majoring in criminal justice? If so, you’ve got plenty of options on what you can dress up as – and, in turn, the types of roles you may be able to land in your career after completing your degree.

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Topics: Criminal Justice, Career Advice

Brainstorming Your Future: Top Career Tracks for Psychology Majors

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 27, 2017 9:02:00 AM

Are you captivated by how the human mind works? Do you love taking people’s behaviors and trying to understand why it is they do what they do? If you answered yes to either of these questions, a career in psychology may be your most satisfying track.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, psychology jobs are expected to grow by 19% between 2014 and 2024, a rate that is “much faster than average.” This is good news if you’re just entering the field as you’ve chosen a profession that is going to continue to be in high demand for years and years to come.

Regardless of whether you choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree or your master’s, there are many different routes you can take as a major in psychology. Most fall into three basic categories: governmental jobs, non-profit options, or the private sector. Let’s explore each one now.

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Topics: Psychology

From Hello to Hola: 7 Reasons to Study a Foreign Language in College

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Sep 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Hola. Bonjour. Hallo. Ola.

Did you know that all of the above words are simply “Hello” in a variety of foreign languages?

There are lots of perks to learning and mastering a new language in college. Let’s explore them.

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Topics: Foreign languages, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese

Justifying Justice: The 4 Best Career Tracks for Criminal Justice Majors

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Sep 14, 2017 8:03:00 AM

Are you interested in creating safer communities and improving the lives of people in our society every day? If so, a career in criminal justice may be a great fit for you.

Earning any degree in criminal justice – an AS, BS, or MS – will prepare you to work in a variety of fields. These include law enforcement, the courts, forensic science, corrections, and private security. Criminal justice is very much a growing industry due to increasing population, technological innovations, and advanced security concerns.

There are four major areas you should be aware of within this field

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Topics: Criminal Justice, Career Planning

10 Essential Job Skills You Gain As An Online Student

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 31, 2016 8:00:00 AM

As you earn your online degree, you acquire some of the most sought-after skills in today’s job market.

There’s a significant benefit to pursuing your college degree online that may surprise you.

Sure, you probably chose an online degree program for its flexibility and convenience – so that you could continue to work, attend your children’s school plays and soccer games, and have time for family members when they need you.

What you probably did not realize when you enrolled, however, is that an online degree program helps you strengthen fundamental job skills that employers, regardless of industry, seek in today’s job applicants.

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Topics: Tips

13 Insightful Articles To Help You Nail Your Job Interview

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jul 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

What are the most important things to do before, during and after an interview? These articles offer excellent tips.

Interviewing for a job is nerve-racking. Just thinking about it can make your heart race.

But it doesn’t have to. With a little preparation and some confidence in yourself and your abilities, you can ace your next job interview.

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Topics: Tips

10 Essential Job Search Tips For New Grads

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jun 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Whether you’re looking for your first job or switching to a new career field, these strategies are fundamental to your job search.

Good news, class of 2016. According to employment-site giant CareerBuilder, this year’s college graduate hiring forecast is the best in nearly 10 years.

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