Oklahoma Reach Higher Nursing Student

Author:   Tisha Bradford For the fifth and final part of this series, we will explore doctoral degrees in nursing, which are terminal degrees intended to help students gain the knowledge necessary to teach at the university level, conduct research in the field, or pursue high-level roles similar to those for students with joint master’s degrees.…

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Oklahoma Reach Higher Nursing Student

Author:   Tisha Bradford For the fourth part of this series, we will look at a joint master’s degree in nursing (MSN). Earning a joint master’s degree in nursing could be the right path for you if you want to earn an MSN and a complementary degree in less time than completing two separate programs. The…

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Oklahoma Reach Higher Nursing Student

Author:   Tisha Bradford The next part of this series will focus on the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). The MSN is a graduate program of study designed for nurses who want to practice in a specialized role known as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Requirements vary by program, but the curriculum for MSN…

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Oklahoma Reach Higher Nursing Student

Author:      Tisha Bradford The next part of this series will focus on the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. A BSN provides the level of education many employers expect registered nurses (RNs) to have. RNs are currently in high demand, with job growth for RNs predicted to grow by 15% through 2026. While you…

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Oklahoma Reach Higher Nursing Student

Author:      Tisha Bradford As we navigate the coronavirus pandemic, the essential function of frontline health workers stands out as those doctors, nurses, and first responders work to keep us safe every single day. The pandemic has also sharpened our understanding of the importance of the sustainability of these professions. We are going to dive into…

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Oklahoma Reach Higher students from Oklahoma State University (OSU) Tulsa campus.

45% of college students are adults over the age of 25, according to Forbes.com (contributed by Richard Eisenberg of Next Avenue, Sept. 18, 2017 in The Best Colleges for Adults.). Why does age matter? Many adult students over 25 understand the difficulties of juggling family commitments, job requirements and college classes. Oklahoma’s colleges and universities…

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Armed Services

Recently I’ve attended several Veterans’ job fairs and other events honoring our veterans. As a veteran myself, I feel compelled to make sure other veterans are aware of job and career opportunities as well as opportunities to pursue higher education and other life goals. Visit www.OKJobMatch.com for veteran-only job fairs in your area.  In my…

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Oklahoma Reach Higher student graduating from Langston University.

It’s no secret that American higher education has a dropout problem. About one in three students who enroll in college never earn a degree. Many lower-income and middle-class students excel in high school only to falter in college and then struggle to get good jobs. Students who complete their degrees typically go on to earn…

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Student at Eastern Oklahoma State College

There are many resources for single parents who want to return to school to complete their college degree. Click on the links to go to the appropriate website for more information about the scholarship/grant and application process. There are seven scholarships available for single moms: Beatrice F. Kroesche Memorial Scholarship https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/11961 Bernice Murray Scholarship https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state/vermont-scholarships/bernice-murray-scholarship/3395…

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Father And Young Son Reading Book Together

Single parents can finish their degrees, too. Returning to school after having a child presents its own set of challenges, but those challenges can be magnified if you don’t have a plan. Here are four tips for single parents returning to school to complete their college degree. Tip #1 Write Down Your Goals Make your…

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