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Steps to Advance Your Ministry Career with a Graduate Degree

By on April 12, 2018 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
Steps to Advance Your Ministry Career with a Graduate Degree

Ordained ministers, chaplains, and missionaries play a challenging, but critical role in today’s increasingly secular society. Although a strong calling is critical to success in these roles, it’s far from the only requirement. Inspiring and influential ministry relies on strong theological education – best achieved through an accredited Master of Divinity program. Interested in taking […]

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How to Start a Career in Travel Nursing

By on March 7, 2018 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
How to Start a Career in Travel Nursing

Locum tenens is Latin phrase for “to hold the place of or substitute for.” For nurse practitioners, it also means a unique career opportunity, full of flexibility, travel, and income potential. Locum tenens work has its roots in the Southwest.  In the 1970s, the University of Utah received a grant to temporarily fund physicians in […]

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Keep the Peace: How Conflict Resolution Skills Help You in the Workplace

By on February 21, 2018 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
Keep the Peace: How Conflict Resolution Skills Help You in the Workplace

Conflicts will arise in the workplace; that’s a guarantee. How those situations are handled, though, can affect a company’s well-being. The ability to manage and resolve conflict has become a desirable asset in the workplace for managers and employees alike. In 2016, Forbes Magazine cited conflict resolution as one of the top eight career skills […]

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Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

By on September 20, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

As the healthcare landscape becomes more complex, the demand for more advanced leaders and practitioners rises. This is especially true in the nursing field. As early as 2004, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) called for a higher level of preparation for nurses. The organization recommended that positions once requiring a master’s degree […]

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Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

By on September 13, 2017 in Careers, Christianity with 0 Comments
Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

“Vocation is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.” That quote from theologian and writer Frederick Buechner rings true of what a Christian education can help you find. At ACU, you can discover and develop your calling through vocational formation. What is Vocational Formation? Vocational formation is all about finding your […]

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What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

By on August 23, 2017 in Careers with 1 Comment
What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

Doctors. Nurses. Technicians. Support staff. Everyone contributing in a healthcare organization affects patients and their families in some way.   Providing quality care and running efficient, sustainable, safe, and compliant organizations takes effective leadership. The traits of effective top executives are common across industries, and some of these qualities and practices can stand out even […]

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This Is What a Healthcare Admin Job Description Looks Like

By on August 2, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
This Is What a Healthcare Admin Job Description Looks Like

In 2016, the median salary for medical and health services managers was $96,540, and it is predicted to rise in coming years. In fact, employment is expected to grow 17% from 2014 to 2024—much faster than for other occupations. While demand is high, healthcare administrators need to hold a wide range of skills to command […]

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