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.
There are certain elements to consider when you apply to graduate school. A strong grad school application tells the admission committee a lot about you. It goes beyond measurement and takes a deeper look at who the applicant is.
When considering an online graduate program, there are many factors to think about before making a decision. Use these resources to help you focus your attention on select graduate programs.
Fredrick Scholl, Ph.D., Cybersecurity Program Director, Quinnipiac University
You read about ransomware every day in the headlines. In fact, many of the attacks are focusing on small business, non-profits and government agencies. Attackers tend to go after the weakest members of the herd. But what can you do to protect yourself?
Bridget Figmic is passionate about giving students the tools to thrive in and out of the classroom. Students come to class with different academic backgrounds, learning styles and social experiences. Bridget’s role is to design lessons so that each student reaches their full potential.
Quinnipiac University has been designated Top Ten Military® Friendly School 2020-2021. VIQTORY considers many factors when calculating their rankings including, “retention, graduation, [and] job placement." Read more about this prestigious honor.
Kevin asks his fifth and sixth grade math students to constantly improve on what they already know and more importantly, to believe in themselves. He is not shy on taking his own advice. He recently completed Quinnipiac University’s online MS in Special Education so that he can better serve every student.
Sophie made the difficult but necessary decision to return home from college after her sophomore year due to medical issues. At the time, she was devastated to leave her friends, her studies and the campus. Over the next two years, she focused on her health. Sophie is open about her mental illness, visual impairments, a learning disability as well as her physical, chronic illness. She feels deeply about making this public so that she may be a symbol for others who face their own set of challenges.
Students often ask if they should pursue an MS in Cybersecurity degree or a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. My answer is: “It depends”. In this post I want to analyze the factors that might lead you to choose one or the other, or both options.
Quinnipiac University is recognized by Intelligent.com in their survey, Top 20 Online Public Relations Graduate Programs. Quinnipiac’s online MS in Public Relations was ranked No. 13 in the country. Quinnipiac also received the distinction of Best Private University offering this degree.
After a decade of supporting instructional designers on e-learning projects, Viki wanted to focus her attention on the theory of instructional design. Her graphic design degree and work experience prepared her to build instructionally sound and visually engaging lessons. Although the creative side still appealed to her, Viki wanted more decision-making power and decided that a Master’s in Instructional Design would give her the foundation she needed to advance her career.