QU Online Blog
The QU Online Blog was created for distance learners to cover topics related to online education, professional development and industry trends. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting a career path, this blog is designed to be a valuable resource for your educational journey.
Throughout her 25-year career, Tracey worked with a variety of populations and felt fortunate that she could reinvent herself as an occupational therapist by working with pediatrics, geriatrics, and home care clients. This kept her fresh and always learning something new about her profession. When she became a fieldwork educator, she made a powerful connection to teaching students.
Fulfilling her calling of becoming a nurse has always been on the forefront of Leslie's mind, which is evident in how far she has come from high school to earning her Master of Science in Nursing degree at Quinnipiac University. Her journey was neither easy nor direct, but she stayed focused on what is important to her – family and education.
You have been hearing about the importance of “soft skills” forever. In fact, you are probably tired of hearing about soft skills. But don’t stop reading in this blog post yet. I’m going to share some hard information about those soft skills you need and how to obtain them. These are the soft skills that will help you further your career in cybersecurity and other areas of information technology.
Andre knew he wanted more out of his information technology degree, and so he turned to Quinnipiac University’s online MS in Cybersecurity program to learn how to defend against cyber-attacks. He is now a security professional who is eager to build on his already vast experience.
Judith Falaro, JD, Director of Special Education and Assistant Professor of Education, Quinnipiac University
The origins of special education law stem from Brown v Board of Education, a legal ruling that is still helping shape the field today. Learn about the origins of special education and the importance of special education law today from Professor Judy Falaro.
Peter’s story is literally all over the map. He was born in Russia, moved to the United States when he was young, went to high school in Massachusetts, attended university in Canada for a short time, and completed his Bachelor of Business Administration online at Quinnipiac University. He has had quite a journey, and it isn’t over yet.
Cybersecurity is, in the end, really about people. Getting them to understand what to do, encouraging them to do it, and following up to make sure it was done. As such, communication plays an extremely important role in the success of the security practitioner. A CISO must communicate with the entire corporation. Only the CEO has greater communication challenges. These challenges are also one of the fun parts of the job.
A degree in health science studies provides many career opportunities for the individual interested in clinical and non-clinical settings. Some healthcare providers encourage their employees to earn a bachelor’s degree no matter the years of work experience. For those who are new to the field, there are many opportunities to explore.
Frederick Scholl, Ph.D., Cybersecurity Program Director, Quinnipiac University
No, I don’t mean working for criminal hackers. I’m writing about the security vendor space. There are many opportunities on the security vendor side. Today there are over 2,000 security vendors. Just don’t expect a lot of love from practitioners. You will have to earn it. This blog post will give you an introduction to career opportunities in the cybersecurity vendor space.
Miranda’s experience as an instructional designer has been shaped from the early 2000’s when Miranda was homeschooled as a high school student. Online learning was an emerging learning modality. As a result, she worked with a variety of platforms, instructors, and education systems. This early experience afforded Miranda the unique opportunity to use her past education to shape her future.