Going back to school to finish your bachelor's degree may seem
intimating and overwhelming at first. But if you're still on the
fence, Campus Visit Day on March 4 can be an easy way to get
Offered only twice a year, Campus Visit
Day lets you test out the college experience for a day to see
what feels comfortable. National University does a great job of
immersing you in interactive and hands-on experiences during
their Visit Day events. You'll get to enjoy a continental
breakfast, a program overview, campus tour, a chance to meet
current students and alumni, and learn the details about
admissions, financial aid, housing, student clubs and much
You will also get the chance to have all your questions
answered. Part of the day includes a panel where current students
get a chance to discuss their own experiences. One common theme
among panels is the supportive communities within the individual
programs. Students share study guides, organize study groups and
encourage each other to take a break.
These kinds of activities along with the chance to meet faculty
and staff can help dispel any fears and put you on the right track
toward completing your degree. You'll probably be surprised
how many other people, just like you, are deciding to go back and
complete their bachelor's degree.
We know you have lots of questions about course credits,
financial aid, career opportunities and how to fit our convenient
evening classes into your already busy life. We understand what an
important step going back to school can be, and provide as much
support and information as possible to help you make the right
If this isn't enticing enough, National University offers a
special tuition incentive that several students take advantage of.
If you attend Campus Visit Day, you'll receive a $250
tuition credit for your first trimester! There is still
time to register.
To hold your place for Campus Visit Day on March 4, register online, or call 1-800-826-6285.
You will receive a confirmation packet with directions and a
schedule of the day's events.
For questions or for more information, contact the Office of
Admissions at 1-800-826-6285 or email email@example.com.
The academic and research community received some good news this
week. If you've been considering a career in biomedical research,
the future in innovation looks very bright!
On Dec. 13, President Obama signed a
bill that will significantly help advance innovation in biomedical
research. The bill will spend $6.3 billion on various medical
research initiatives and makes regulatory changes designed to speed
the approval of new drugs and medical devices.
The bill, called the 21st Century Cures Act, has been a hot topic
among news outlets as it will greatly impact and make changes to
our current health care system. This amount of funding is
significant and could mean much more grants and opportunity for
those interested biomedical research.
last blog post, I discussed the already growing field of
biomedical engineering--a career path that will certainly benefit
from the passage of this bill. However, current biomedical science
students could soon benefit, as well. A portion of the bill also
encourages the creation of special initiatives and prizes for young
scientists interested in certain kinds of research.
You too could be part of this shift toward more innovative
healthcare. A great way to get started is with National
science program, which allows students to tailor their degree
to their specific goals and a
variety of career opportunities. For questions or more
information, call our Office of Admissions at 1-800-826-6285 or
Are you still wondering if a bachelor in biomedical
science degree is the right degree for you? If you are seeking
strong earning potential, it sure is.
Georgetown University issued a report in 2015, which tracks
income data for college graduates from various majors. Some of the
report findings indicate that an undergraduate degree in a health
or science field, such as biomedical sciences, can lead to higher
paying careers, even without a graduate degree.
Here are some of the earnings data found for undergraduate
science and health majors:
Georgetown University also projects 5.6 million jobs in the
healthcare sector by 2020, 82% of which will require a
Come explore how easy it is to finish your bachelor's degree in
biomedical science at National University of Health Sciences. Plan
a visit to campus anytime from now through August 2016 and receive
a tuition incentive of $500 for your first trimester in the B.S.
program, through the NUHS Summer Soak Up
2015 The Economic Value of College Majors, Georgetown
A bachelor of biomedical
science degree can be the start of a satisfying career in a
wide variety of job sectors.
That's why a degree in biomedical sciences is so valuable: It is
versatile in today's ever changing job market, and can support your
qualifications for wherever your life's path take you.
Come explore how completing your bachelor's degree in
biomedical sciences at National University can open more doors in
Earlier this year the National Science Foundation posted a
survey to test basic knowledge of biology, chemistry, astronomy,
geology and physics. The quiz was
reposted on Huffington Post. Unfortunately, most Americans
didn't pass the test.
Take the quiz yourself and see how you do, then check your
answers and link to the article at the bottom to find out how most
How did you do? Check out how others fared here:
NPR article on quiz results.
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