Why is food safety and compliance becoming a more integral and specialized focus in the restaurant and hospitality industries?
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There are many reasons to go back to school. Whether you’re looking to finish up a program you previously started, advance in your career, or pursue a career change, getting your degree is the first step.
In an industry as competitive and service-oriented as hospitality, some might question the value of getting a degree in hospitality. According to five JWU Online graduates who are currently working in the industry, having a degree is the differentiator they needed to stand out.
For the past year, Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education has been pioneering a new corporate partnership program that pairs companies with valuable education options and tuition discounts for their employees. To date, nine partners, who run the gamut from companies with a handful of staff to nearly 100,000 employees, have taken advantage of the benefit.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the culinary arts industry is set to grow by 10 percent over the next decade. Because of this, the need for educated professionals with a background in culinary arts and business knowledge has never been so important.
Maria Schwartz, ’19, knows a thing or two about hard work and dedication. A former baking and pastry student at the Johnson & Wales University campus in North Miami, Florida, Schwartz is now in the process of completing her BSBA – Operations & Supply Chain Management degree online through JWU.
When Whitney Houston sang, “I believe the children are our future” in 1985, I wonder if she was actually thinking about what would happen when they took over the workforce someday.
Most people register for baby gear when they are six months pregnant—I registered for an online master’s degree.
Sleepless nights, learning more each day about something you love, re-assigning all of your free time to your new priority: Becoming a parent and becoming a graduate student are more similar than you think. I’m reflecting on the parallels because tomorrow will be two years since the birth of my daughter, and I am currently enrolled in my last class to complete my degree.
Fine-tune your computer and technical skills to take on roles throughout the growing computer science and computer technology industry. Johnson & Wales University’s online Computer Science bachelor’s degree program offers students the programming knowledge and skills needed to compete in this high-demand industry.