In your search for an online program to help you prepare for your professional goals, you come across a degree in liberal studies. What exactly is it, and what can it do for you in your future career? Fortunately, students earning an online bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies at Johnson & Wales University are preparing for a solid career in a number of fields. Here’s what you need to know.
Ask any Delaware North employee or Johnson & Wales University student or alumni how to be successful and their replies can be summarized into one word: momentum. Whether it’s moving forward on the ice, in the classroom, or in their careers, they work hard, innovate, create, and repeat until the goal is achieved. This shared focus on forward-thinking is one reason that JWU was recently named the Official Education Partner of the Boston Bruins and TD Garden.
“Everyone is part of the supply chain.”
According to Professor Paul Richardson, DM, PMP, it doesn’t matter what you do or where you work—somewhere, somehow, the supply chain touches you.“I don’t care what organization that you work for,” he said. “You are definitely going to be involved in operations and supply chain management.”
Encouraging graduates to face their biggest fears and overcome challenges are common themes in student speaker remarks at commencement ceremonies.
At the Johnson & Wales University Graduate Studies Commencement, the Class of 2018 witnessed this lesson firsthand as Rhode Island native Marissa Mayo ’16, ’18 MBA, who lives her life with a speech impediment, delivered an inspiring address.
Let’s face it: the topic of financial aid can be confusing and even a little bit stressful. Well, at the Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education, we have a committed team of financial planners ready to help you explore your options for affording education… so there’s no need to worry!
The traditional picture of an undergraduate college student—fresh out of high school, supported by mom and dad, attending full time—for the most part still holds true. But there are notable trends that are changing the definition of this idea and redefining what it looks like to pursue an advanced degree.
“That moment when your favorite artist calls you into the preconcert prayer is by far the best moment of the night,” said Johnson & Wales University online instructional designer Scott Turner, who not only moonlights as a professional bodyguard but also owns his own company, Personal Protection Services. With a crowd of more than 50,000 people screaming the name of the person standing right beside him, Scott stands backstage, fully prepared for any complication that might arise.
The stereotypical image of a psychologist involves a clipboard, a couch, and personalized cognitive-behavioral therapy. In reality, however, the field of psychology is far more diverse than the average person suspects; many psychologists work on an organizational level, observing and interacting with a variety of employees as they strive for a more productive workplace.