Resources for Career Trends and Growth

5 Jobs You Can Get With an MBA

From marketing to journalism to finance, an MBA can position driven professionals for significant career advancement in a variety of industries, so let’s explore some of the jobs you can get with an MBA.
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5 Noteworthy Facts About PLU’s Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy

The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) at Pacific Lutheran University is designed to train students to become systemically-oriented, contextually sensitive therapy professionals who can address the diverse needs and clinical concerns of individuals, couples, families, and communities.
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How to Become a Teacher in Washington State — What You Need to Know

Even if you’re convinced that teaching is the career path for you, you may be wondering how to get started in the meaningful field of education.
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Is Nursing School Worth It? 3 Reasons to Get an MSN Degree

As a nurse, you possess the ability to positively impact the lives of others, but if you’re looking to develop the sought-after skills needed to transform people’s lives through excellent patient care — you should consider obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).
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3 Reasons to Get an MBA in 2021

There are many types of graduate business degrees — finance, accounting, human resource management, organizational leadership, to name a few — but the traditional MBA has recently seen an uptick in interest from professionals in diverse fields.
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5 Graduate Degrees to Address the Negative Impacts of COVID-19

While going back to school for a master’s degree amidst a global pandemic might seem like a daunting task, we’re here to explain why you should consider obtaining a master’s degree and which graduate degrees will give you the skills needed to improve our post-COVID world.
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Facilitating Healing: What is a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy?

Mental illness is just one expression of the growing stress experienced by families and communities in our fast-paced, highly-connected age. What can you, as a driven, compassionate human being, do to address the vulnerability of our communities today?
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Top 6 Graduate Programs to Choose by 2030

There are increased opportunities for you to transform your future with a graduate degree, and ultimately, to position yourself to secure a meaningful career in your chosen field.
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3 Reasons to Get a Master’s Degree in Marketing Analytics

Today, we are experiencing a “data explosion.” With messaging and media all around us, you may not be surprised to hear that. But that begs the question: why are we inundated with so much information today?
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5 Reasons to Pursue a Master’s in Kinesiology

A Master’s in Kinesiology is a great way to study the theoretical and practical foundations of human activity, and ultimately, land a meaningful career in this important field.
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4 Alumni Stories from the PLU Master of Arts in Education Program

If you’re thinking about securing a career in the critical field of education, then we invite you to meet four of our alumni and discover why they chose PLU’s master’s degree in education.
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Secure a Nursing Career in Washington State

Because of the increased reliance on nursing expertise due to the impacts of COVID-19, nursing has become a complex and varied field with more and more opportunities to advance into specialized or management positions.
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Crafting your Graduate Personal Statement

The personal statement component is crucial in telling your story for applying admission to a professional graduate program. It should focus on your professional and academic goals and how your desired graduate program would help you achieve them. This article covers 5 key points for a strong and competitive application essay.
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