Think Studying Criminal Justice is Just Like Your Favorite TV Crime Show?

Posted by Sandy Lashin-Curewitz | June 29, 2015

You're right, it can be. In fact, we've come up with three reasons why studying criminal justice in college is a lot like being a character in your favorite crime drama. And like any good drama, we've also added a twist at the end. If you envision a career in criminal justice, check out our infographic below, then find out why Becker College's criminal justice program should top your list.

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Learn about our new B.A. in Early Childhood and Youth Education

Posted by Sandy Lashin-Curewitz | June 24, 2015

The need for workers with specialized knowledge in early childhood and youth care and education is expected to grow by 14.2%, with an especially high demand in Boston, Providence, and Worcester. Really, there's no better place than Becker College to unveil a new Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood and Youth Education. Think you or your student might be interested? Read on.

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Five Things To Tell Your Parents If You Want To Study Video Games

Posted by Paul Cotnoir | March 31, 2015

If your parents have ever thought that you spend a little too much time on your game console, you might be wondering how to let them know that you're really interested in studying video game design and production in college. We’re here to help.

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What’s Cool at Becker: The Big Data Analytics Concentration

Posted by Sandy Lashin-Curewitz | March 17, 2015

"Big data" is talked about a lot these days—how valuable it is, why it's so important... But what exactly is it? Picture enormous amounts of collected information (everything from tweets to web transactions to surveillance videos, for example), which can offer companies beneficial insights and analysis. And now picture a growing demand for talented big data professionals. Sound like something you'd be into? Good news: You can study big data at Becker.

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Celebrating Our Nation’s Presidents

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D., President of Becker College | February 16, 2015

Would it surprise you to learn that at the time of the Revolutionary War, there were only nine colleges in the United States? Compare that to today’s number—more than 4,000—and it is no surprise that your mailbox has been filled with communications from colleges and universities!
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What’s Cool at Becker: The Equestrian Center

Posted by Sandy Lashin-Curewitz | January 20, 2015

Didn’t think you could make a career out of your love for horses? We’ve got news for you. There are more than 9.2 million horses in the U.S. alone, which means this country needs passionate students like you to propel the industry even further. At Becker College’s Equestrian Center we give students the tools and experience they need to excel in an equine-related career that suits their personality. Here’s how:

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Three Reasons Why Nursing Students Choose Becker

Posted by Sandy Lashin-Curewitz | January 09, 2015

If you’ve always wanted to be a nurse, you’ll love this tidbit: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment for registered nurses will grow faster than most other occupations through 2018. It’s also one of the most trusted professions, and one of the most rewarding, in our opinion. But you already know that. If you’re reading this, you probably dream of coming home from work each day and knowing you’ve helped somebody. The only thing you still might need to figure out is where to earn your degree…

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What’s Cool at Becker: The Crime Scene Lab

Posted by Sandy Lashin-Curewitz | December 16, 2014

Are you the friend who has seen every episode of CSI, and gets a thrill out of trying to piece together the evidence? While your other friends shudder at blood, do you inch up in your seat to get a closer look at the screen? If so, you might want to consider a career in forensics. Becker College not only offers a criminal justice program, but also an on-campus crime scene lab that provides our students with hands-on experience in the field. Here’s how Becker’s John J. Dorsey Sr. Crime Scene Lab can enhance your learning experience.

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Is Our New Degree in Global Citizenship Right For You?

Posted by Sandy Lashin-Curewitz | November 07, 2014

Many students come to Becker to learn how to lead in a global economy. For them, servicing the greater good is always top of mind. They’re interested in social justice and human rights, and they’re always looking for community service opportunities. (Fun fact: Becker students perform nearly 80,000 hours of community service every year.)

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