Fall is that time of year when the air turns a little crisper, stores start to stock up their shelves with a plethora of holiday goodies, and everyone begins to think about their goals for the upcoming New Year. It’s also when soon-to-be college students work hard to assemble their paperwork for the following fall.
What’s it like to work in corrections? Saint Leo criminal justice professor explains why corrections is a meaningful career path.
Everyone knows that Hollywood movies are not known for depicting reality. They’re, well, Hollywood movies.
So as entertaining as all those classic films about prisons and prison life are – from “The Birdman of Alcatraz” to “Shankshaw Redemption” – they’re probably not the best resource for learning about the corrections field or the significance of a career in corrections.
Topics: Criminal Justice
Former logistics specialist credits Saint Leo MBA degree with helping him earn a highly competitive commission.
Jason Kouche has served in the U.S. Navy for six years and during that time he has had two goals: to earn an MBA degree and to receive an officer commission.
For three consecutive years, the petty officer first class, a logistics specialist, applied for supply corps commissioning programs. And three years in a row he was denied due to limited space availability.
But Jason persevered.
Personal challenges inspire Roberto Jimenez to help other veterans and prepare for a career in military social work.
Sometimes when things seem to be at their worst, you find your purpose.
Topics: Social Work
Students in Saint Leo’s first Master of Arts in Creative Writing cohort launch a new phase in their creative lives.
Perhaps writing is how you make sense of the world – your way to explore ideas, feelings and perspectives and find meaning in life.
Topics: Creative Writing
A career in project management – which spans every industry – can leverage skills you already have and enable you to work in the field where your passion lies.
Working for 12 years as a director in the food services industry, James Currier was a project manager long before he took a single formal project management course or earned his online MBA in project management.
Topics: Project Management
Publications, blogs, professional associations, and more comprise this valuable list of resources for students focused on one of the business world’s hottest fields.
As a student in an online logistics degree program, you’ve probably realized that there’s an abundance of information available about this complex and constantly evolving career field.
Saint Leo computer science instructor says now is the time to prepare for a career with a rock-solid future.
From cyberwar to cyberdoom, the cyber lexicon continues to expand, leading one to think, perhaps, that cybersecurity is a relatively new field.
Not true, according to Saint Leo University computer science instructor Eva Groudas. Historically speaking, cybersecurity has been around for a long time.
Online Master of Science in Human Services program prepares professionals to manage social services agencies.
Saint Leo University is continuing to meet the needs of busy adults looking for flexible graduate programs by offering its successful Master of Science in Human Services degree program online beginning with the Spring I term starting Jan. 9, 2017.
Topics: Human Services Administration
Thinking of studying sociology? These famous people did and then pursued diverse career paths. Take this quiz to see how many you know.
Many programs of study equate directly to their corresponding career fields.