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Are you an established nursing professional looking to enact change and move your field forward? Consider a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). A DNP degree allows you to develop the skills necessary for the highest level of practice. As practice leaders transforming the system, DNPs ensure that patients are receiving the best quality of care. Here are the top 7 reasons we believe you should consider pursuing a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) today: 1 – It’s the New Standard The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and its member institutions encourage all advanced practice nurses and advanced administrators to… more >

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Businesses, no matter the industry, should have an ethical and compassionate, analytical team builder and problem solver leading their company to success. These characteristics are exactly why having a leadership in your organization with a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Administration is crucial. This degree is a universal business degree that can develop professionals who are interested in improving more than just the bottom line. They care for the people, the business, the vision, and are proactively engaged with making the business a better business. Leadership Good leaders in the workplace are pivotal to the success of any… more >

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Thank you to all of those who attended #SnapShotSocial 2015. Feel free to download your picture here. Download Instructions: 1. Click on the image you wish to download. Image will enlarge in a separate tab. 2. Right click, and save the enlarged image.

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In this overly saturated marketplace, where information is only a google or a few clicks away, you can find many opportunities to further your education. As the world grows increasingly curious, the varying types, degrees, and even levels of education have become more accessible. Thinking of all the forms of education, the age old question remains as you try to find the degree that is “best” suited for you….How do you choose? How do you find your calling or your purpose in life? When it comes to business, many people assume the MBA is the gold standard. However, we want… more >

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  #SnapShotSocial 2015 was a success!  We had over 100 participants and we want to thank everyone who came out to partake in this event and we were thrilled with the turnout! Check out this video to catch a few highlights. Participants found this event extremely useful especially with professional portraits playing a huge role in online presence, searching for employment and establishing work relationships. The link to the pictures taken from the #SnapShotSocial will be posted on our Facebook page by the end of the week so be sure to check back in at the end of the week!

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When thinking of potential nursing careers, not everyone immediately thinks of becoming a Nurse Educator. But you have to ask yourself, why? The complex world of healthcare demands that healthcare workers not only use best practices, but also consistently maintaining their knowledge of the latest research and its applications. In short, there is always a need for more education in health care and the nursing world specifically. Key to this endeavor is the role of Nurse Educator. A Nurse Educator trains current and up-and-coming nurse professionals in both academic and practical on-the-job settings. Here are the top 7 reasons we… more >

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As a young professional, if you are not online you are missing out on a wealth of job opportunities. As part of your online presence, you need to have a photo that puts your best foot forward. That is why the Office of Continuing and Distance Education is sponsoring the #SnapShotSocial at the library stairwell lobby on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 from 10am-2pm. All Concordia University Wisconsin students are eligible to have a free professional head shot taken. Not only can you get your photo taken for free, but you will also be able to connect and network with other… more >

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A large part of our mission here at Concordia University Wisconsin’s Office of Continuing and Distance Education is to provide lifelong learning opportunities for people from every walk of life. That is why we offer a variety of free, open online courses. This year we have a variety of offerings slated so stay tuned to our website for more info. However, our latest course is a service to those who have dedicated their lives to helping others. At CUW, we have a variety of quality nursing and health care  programs and want to help support those who take care of… more >

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Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is still one of the most beloved and cherished children’s shows on television. It’s created a sense that anything was possible and encouraged us to dream big and stay curious about what life has to offer. Well, we believe CUW online learning actually has a lot in common with Mister Rogers. Watch this short video to find out more.

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We so happy to announce that our Organizational Leadership and Administration Masters degree just got even better. Now, in just one year, you can earn your OLA and position yourself for upward mobility in a variety of fields. Whether your are an entrepreneur, employed by a large corporation, or just passionate about leadership, our new one year OLA is made for you. At Concordia University, we want to honor your unique calling in life. Our programs are Christ centered and encourage leaders to bring meaningful values and strong ethics into their workplace. Here are the details: 33 total credits across… more >

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