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Whether you’re interested in a career program, full-on degree, or are still exploring options, our Career articles will open your eyes to the many opportunities available to you.

Event planning diploma opens door to five-figure career for this former concert pianist

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 17 January 2019. Posted in Career, Success Stories

Event planning diploma opens door to five-figure career for this former concert pianist

Terrence Jones of Raleigh, North Carolina, should have been a concert pianist. In fact, he graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Music degree in performance piano from Virginia State University. But there was one small problem.

“I walked the stage and got my degree, but I never actually finished my recital,” Terrence laughs today. “I completed all the coursework, but hey, it’s difficult to memorize an hour-long recital and then play it for an audience from memory.”

How much do vet techs make, anyway?

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 03 January 2019. Posted in Career

How much do vet techs make, anyway?

Animal lovers, rejoice! You can take your passion for furry (and scaly…and feathered) critters to the next level by becoming a veterinary technician. But before you take the plunge, how much do you know about vet tech salary? How much do vet techs make, anyway? Let’s dive into the key factors that affect vet tech pay.

What will a Master’s in HR do for you?

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 27 December 2018. Posted in Career

What will a Master’s in HR do for you?

In today’s competitive jobs market, employers more often look for management candidates with advanced degrees. Earning a master’s degree requires time and effort, but you don’t need to sacrifice convenience. Completing a master’s in human resources course online can help you:

5 reasons why an MBA International Business program is worth it

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 05 December 2018. Posted in Career

5 Reasons Why an MBA in International Business is Worth It

Is it worth it to pursue an MBA in International Business? Today, more than ever, the answer is yes! A master’s in an international business program helps you:

  • Stand out in a field that is over-saturated with common MBA grads
  • Expand your employment options
  • Earn more money
  • Capitalize on rapid job growth in certain occupations
  • Broaden your cultural horizons

What does a graphic designer do?

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. Posted in Career, Online College

What does a graphic designer do?

The easier question to answer would be, “What doesn’t a graphic designer do?”

Graphic designers touch nearly everything in our lives–from products to packaging, advertisements to apps, road signs to wrapping paper. By combining their talents in visual arts with technical skills in layout, typography, print production, image editing, computer coding, and more, graphic designers help the world communicate information succinctly and ideas beautifully.

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