It’s hard enough to speak in front of thousands of people, but for Marissa Mayo ’16, ’18 MBA who said she has lived with a speech impediment her entire life, it was an opportunity to face an obstacle head-on and overcome her greatest fear.
There's a small window on weekdays between when the key unlocks the front door, the book bag hits the floor, dinner lands on the table, and heads lay down for the night. It's in this sliver of time as the sun begins to sink that notebooks open and computer screens glow. Dwede Dennis ’12, ’18 MBA – Human Resource Management, knows this time well, as it's when she often helps her young daughter with her second grade homework.
With the rapid growth of technology showing no signs of slowing down, employers are looking for candidates with a computer science background to fill their open positions now more than ever.
“There’s a real need in America for computer science as a skillset,” said Thomas Calabrese, Ph.D., a professor in the College of Engineering and Design at Johnson & Wales University and an online instructor.
And he’s right.
In America—and across the globe—the tourism industry continues to flourish. According to the U.S. Travel Association, direct spending by both domestic and international travelers in the United States in 2017 topped more than $2 billion a day.
Walt Disney is famous for saying, “If you can dream it, you can do it.”
This statement couldn’t be more true for Corrie Shaw ’18 MBA – Hospitality. A longtime employee at Walt Disney World, she decided to pursue her master’s degree in 2015. Here, she shares her journey—dreams don’t just happen after all and fairy godmothers with magic wands exist only on screen. Corrie stayed the course when life threw her curveballs and put in the work to make her dreams come true.
What can you do with a master's degree in sport leadership?
According to the experts at Johnson & Wales University, the sports industry is a trillion-dollar industry that just continues to grow—and a sports leadership degree at the masters-level can set a student up for a variety of careers, from coaching to administration to management.
With the marketing industry turning more towards digital day by day, Johnson & Wales University has taken the initiative to make sure students are well prepared for changing business needs that demand smart, savvy, and skilled social media managers. The JWU Online BS – Digital Marketing & Social Media bachelor’s degree program was designed through the collaboration of the College of Engineering & Design and the College of Business to bring the necessary technological skills into the business and marketing industries.
No matter if you are learning in the classroom or online, there are various stores, shops, and restaurants that give you a financial “high-five” for your motivation in your studies. Student discounts are one of the fantastic benefits of being a student (next to the actual education, of course). Here are some great places that reward your hard work at school with student-exclusive savings.
The need for skilled accountants and auditors is expected to rise by 10 percent over the next decade (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Luckily, the JWU Online accounting bachelor’s degree fully prepares its graduates to take on accounting positions in private, governmental, and nonprofit organizations. Now is the time to take your first step to better your accounting knowledge and expose yourself to this professional industry.
With employment of business and financial operations predicted to grow faster than most sectors and add nearly 800,000 new jobs in the next decade, there has never been a better time to seek a BSBA degree (Bureau of Labor Statistics). At Johnson & Wales University, you have the opportunity to focus on the area of study you are passionate about and earn your degree anytime, anywhere, through our online BSBA degree programs.