Category Archives: Online

Medical Assisting Grad: ‘It was Money Well Spent’

When Globe University-Woodbury Director of Career Services, Rachel Morin, had to get surgery on her Achilles tendon at HealthPartners in St. Paul, Minnesota, she noticed the level of professionalism and care of her medical assist. It just so happened that the medical assistant was a 2013 graduate of the medical assisting (MA) program. Rachel said she found
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How to Break into a Medical Coding and Billing Profession

As the population continues to age and the new coding rolls out for ICD-10, the need for medical coding and billing professionals is continuing to grow. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statics, employment of health information technicians is expected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than
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What Can You Do With a Degree in Business Administration?

When you find yourself in a job you hate or a job with no room for growth, it’s time to start looking for something new. If you find that you are excellent at leading people and have a desire to help a company succeed by managing its human resources, and also have a keen, analytic mind
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10 Key Qualities for IT

Working in IT allows you to play a key role in a business’s success, and while you’ll need plenty of technical know-how, there are some other skills that will help you out as well. Great Communication Skills: In IT, you need to be able to not only implement ideas and keep up with technology, but
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Using LinkedIn for Your Career in the Medical Industry

LinkedIn is a professional networking site that is worth the investment of your time and energy. If you plan on working in the medical industry as a medical assistant or in nursing, not only can LinkedIn provide you plenty for job leads, it can help you brand yourself and connect with other professionals. We’ll share
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Education Can Make a Difference in Your Future Employment

The level of your education can make a difference in your future employment, according to Thomas Hakko, business program chair at Globe University & Minnesota School of Business. The chart below on the left, which was recently presented by JP Morgan Asset Management, shows the unemployment rate for the United State starting in 1992 and the
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5 Tips to Stay Hydrated on Hot Summer Days

As the summer temperatures rise it’s important to stay hydrated. Globe University-Woodbury Exercise Science Program Chair, Reid Perry, shares the importance of staying hydrated and some tips on how to maintain hydration, especially on hot summer days. The body survives on water. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the
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Twice as Nice: GU & MSB Staff Partner with Local Nonprofits

Giving back is at the heart of our core mission here at Globe University & Minnesota School of Business. Recently Online and Corporate staff gave back to local hunger relief communities in two different ways. We partnered with Neighbors, Inc., and The Food Group to help feed Minnesotans. The Food Group helps distribute food through
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Coding Bootcamps 101

Even a cursory understanding of programming and web design can pay dividends in the workforce, but an in-depth understanding of these concepts is key to landing a lucrative job in software development. Coding boot camps supply this in-depth knowledge by placing students in an immersive and very focused learning environment. Upon completion, students emerge with
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Globe Education Network Gives Back to Communities With Day of Service

Globe Education Network (GEN) hosted its ninth annual We Care Community Service Day on Friday, June 17, 2016. Hundreds of employees from Globe University and Minnesota School of Business, Minnesota School of Cosmetology, and the Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) volunteered their time with 21 organizations. Employees from the corporate office and campuses in
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