Degree Programs

Grow Your Career With An Online Graduate Certificate

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Feb 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

What is a graduate certificate and how can it boost your marketability? Saint Leo’s Shakedra Hudson explains the value of these short courses of study and how they can make you more competitive.

For decades, job security meant staying with the same company, or at least the same industry, for as long as possible – even for life.

Not so any more. The days of lifetime employment with a single company have gone the way of pensions and gold watches.

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Graduate Degree Holders Likely To Be Lifelong Learners

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Aug 20, 2015 8:00:00 AM

People with postgraduate degrees say they learn something new or do something interesting every day. And that can lead to a richer, more fulfilling life.

Earning a graduate degree is certainly a smart career move.

Whether it’s an online MBA to advance your business career, a master’s in criminal justice to prepare for a leadership position in law enforcement, or even a degree in cybersecurity or instructional design to move into a new career field altogether, there are obvious professional and financial benefits to earning a graduate degree.

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The Real Truth About Graduate School [Interview]

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 9, 2015 8:00:00 AM

An honest answer to the most commonly asked question about graduate school may surprise you.

Dana Gressick had four rock-solid reasons why the time was not right to start graduate school.

She was adjusting to married life. She was settling into a new house. She had just been promoted at work and had more responsibility. Plus, she and her husband, Pete, were expecting their first child.

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Do Graduate Degrees Pay Off? [Infographic]

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Sep 17, 2013 8:25:00 AM

Should you go to grad school? Check out our infographic, “What’s the Value of a Graduate Degree?” – and get some insight from Saint Leo’s graduate admissions director.

Over the last decade, the number of people in the United States with doctor and master’s degrees grew at higher rates than any other degree – 45 and 43 percent respectively, compared to 31 and 25 percent for associate and bachelor’s degrees.

The reasons so many busy adults – many raising families and all with professional and personal commitments and responsibilities – are making the time to pursue advanced degrees vary.

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