5 Business Administration Degree Jobs that are HOT

5 Business Administration Degree Jobs that are HOT | ECPI UniversityIn the tough economic climate, a degree in business administration may be just the solution for a highly competitive job market. Business administration is the study of the fundamental components of how business works. Students with a degree in business administration can be more prepared for the demands of the fast-paced business world.

These students have been prepped with courses in business policy and strategy, financial management, marketing, accounting, and several others. As a result, students with a degree in business administration can be prepared to take advantage of the following top 5 hot jobs. [Read more...]

Software Development Club Explains the Latest in IP Protocol

Software Development Club Explains the Latest in IP Protocol | ECPI UniversityThe Software Development Club hosted a conference at the ECPI University Newport News Campus, featuring guest speakers and student presentations. Students, faculty, staff and local employers learned about new applications and trends as well as the latest revision of Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.

 IPv6 was developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to deal with the long-anticipated problem of IPv4 address exhaustion. ECPI University faculty member Mr. Al Portes uses an M & M analogy to describe the capacity of the new Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). [Read more...]

I Graduated From College, Now What’s Next?

I Graduated From College, Now What's Next? | ECPI UniversityCongratulations on your college graduation! You have reached a major milestone in your life, and you have achieved a major goal that not everyone has the opportunity to achieve. Right now your aspirations are high, so it is important to act upon them.

However, if you are like many graduates, you’re finding yourself a little unsure about what your next steps should be now that college is over. We would like to offer some help to you by providing some guidance about how you might begin preparing for your first career opportunity.

It can be a daunting task, preparing for your first job interview. These simple, yet effective steps, will help you prepare for success and give you the confidence you need to help shake off any interview jitters you might have. [Read more...]

ECPI University Supports Veterans

ECPI University Supports VeteransCampus Director of Student Affairs Gloria Hicks was watching the news. She kept seeing stories about veterans returning home only to find no jobs. “All those veterans not knowing what they were going to do, it just bothered me so much,” says Hicks.

She began talking to members of the campus chapter of the Student Veterans of America. Then, she met Connie Inggs, Director of the USO of Raleigh-Durham who suggested a job fair. As discussions progressed, it became clear that a comprehensive approach was needed. The campus team designed an event filled with resources, including workshops for resume writing, interviewing skills, networking, education, stress meditation, and tips for transitioning to civilian life. [Read more...]

Becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant: Most Frequently Asked Questions

Becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant: Most Frequently Asked QuestionsIn today’s healthcare field, physical therapy has taken on added importance in the recovery process. Often times, patients are instructed to go through physical therapy in place of – or in lieu of – medicine after an injury. Simply put, physical therapy is one of the most effective and least invasive forms of medicine.

With the impending physician shortage of 130,600 doctors by 2025 (according to the Association of American Medical Colleges), physical therapy assistants are poised to become a vital component of the healthcare process. Here are seven frequently asked questions and answers that can help you understand the dynamics of this developing field. [Read more...]