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Criminal Justice student at work.
January 5, 2023

A lot of people assume a degree in Criminal Justice leads one way: directly to a career in law enforcement. And it certainly can. But the study of Criminal Justice is interdisciplinary by its nature, tying together psychology, sociology, political science, and law. Graduates with Criminal Justice...

Owen Clayton '23 and Kaitlin Novak '23
December 21, 2022

Two students in Aurora University’s Master of Science in Athletic Training program received an opportunity of a lifetime through their internships at Northwestern University. Owen Clayton ’23 and Kaitlin Novak ’23 traveled with the Northwestern football team to Dublin, Ireland,...

computer science students
October 6, 2022

If you are thinking of becoming a software engineer, you’re not alone. It’s a booming field, causing programs to expand at colleges across the country. And even with more professionals entering the industry, jobs are cropping up faster than they can be filled. The unceasing increase...

healthcare administration symposium
September 30, 2022

Doctors and nurses aren’t the only professionals driving American healthcare. Look beyond the operating room, and you’ll find a slew of healthcare jobs that keep the $4.1 trillion industry in motion. Nearly 300,000 workers serve in the rapidly growing field of health administration...

Students with a syndaver.
August 21, 2022

Aurora University is offering a new course that gives students a firsthand look at the wide span of careers available in the fast-growing fields of health science and healthcare. The Introduction to Healthcare course explores more than 30 professional roles available to students interested in...