Why Military Students Choose Online College


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There are many reasons why military students choose online college. Whether you plan to pursue a long-term career in the military or you are transitioning to a corporate or nonprofit civilian workforce, completing your degree online will help you develop the skills needed to succeed. As a servicemember, you receive significant education benefits that can cover up to 100% of … Read MoreRead More

7 Reasons to Earn a Business Degree


Did you know a business degree is the most popular type of degree in the U.S., accounting for 19 percent of college graduates in the country? Business degrees are popular because they prepare students with the skills and credentials to jumpstart a successful career. Whether you enroll at a traditional four-year campus or in an online business degree program, an … Read MoreRead More

Online Course Spotlight: Mobile App Development


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With more than 200 billion Android apps and 30 billion iOS apps downloaded each year, Granite State College’s new Mobile Application Development course offers an opportunity for students of any discipline to be immersed in one of the hottest sectors of the Information Technology (IT) industry. Whether you’re ready to advance your IT career or you’re interested in learning something … Read MoreRead More

Online Master’s Degree Prepares Brenda for Promotion


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When Brenda Montagna began the online Master’s in Project Management program at Granite State College in 2011, she, like many of her classmates, was focused on advancing her career. Brenda, who worked in the Information Technology department at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, was eager to develop the skills needed to step into a leadership role. I was looking for a curriculum … Read MoreRead More

At 75, Barbara Finishes Her Bachelor’s Degree Online


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Not long after her retirement, 75-year-old Barbara Bixby started to get restless. As she entered her golden years, Barbara’s vivacity and passion for life remained, but she no longer had an outlet for that energy. During a visit, her daughter and son-in-law suggested that she find a good hobby. I had already taken up knitting, which I found calming, but … Read MoreRead More

Madison Makes the Most of Online College


Granite State College Alum, Madison

In many ways, Madison Vasquez is exceptional. While earning her online B.S. in Human Services, the 22-year-old graduate balanced her schoolwork, career, and the demands of her everyday life with remarkable maturity. Throughout her college experience, Madison was determined to take full advantage of online learning. She didn’t hesitate to interact with her classmates or pose questions to her instructors. … Read MoreRead More

Top 5 Advantages of Online Nursing Programs


Nursing is a challenging but rewarding career, and now more than ever, there’s pressure on nurses to continue their education beyond just an RN or associate’s degree to unlock greater career potential. But is pursuing an advanced degree while working as a full-time nurse feasible? And is it worth it? Absolutely! There are a lot of great benefits to continuing … Read MoreRead More

Sara Pursues Her RN to BSN Degree


Sara Ballard, RN to BSN student

A Calling to a Nursing Career When you commit to the nursing profession, you’re choosing a strong and reliable career pathway. The health care field continues to grow and earning potential for qualified nurses is on the rise. The practical reasons to pursue a nursing career are evident, but many nurses will tell you that their career was much deeper … Read MoreRead More