Education >> Browse Articles

Browse Education Articles

  • +1

    Government Administrator

    Job Description The Federal Government’s essential duties include defending the United States from foreign aggression and terrorism, representing U.S. interests abroad, enforcing laws and regulations, and administering domestic programs and agencies. They also play a role in everything from weather forecasts, fresh groceries, highway and air travel, to even the workings at your bank. Federal Government employees play a vital role ...
    Rated: +1
  • Rate

    Economic Analyst

    Job Description Economists study how society distributes scarce resources, such as land, labor, raw materials, and machinery, to produce goods and services. They conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts. They research issues such as energy costs, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, business cycles, taxes, or employment levels. Economists devise methods and procedures for obtaining the ...
  • Rate

    IT Manager

    Job Description Computer and information systems managers direct the work of systems analysts, computer programmers, support specialists, and other computer-related workers. These managers plan and coordinate installation and upgrading of hardware and software, programming and systems design, development of computer networks, and implementation of Internet and intranet sites. They’re increasingly involved with the upkeep, maintenance, and security of networks. They analyze ...
  • Rate

    Judges, Lawyers, and Paralegals

    Job Description Lawyers, or attorneys, act as advocates and advisors in society. As advocates, they represent a party in criminal and civil trials by presenting evidence and arguing in court to support their client. As advisors, lawyers counsel their clients concerning their legal rights and suggest courses of action in business and personal matters. Paralegals investigate the facts of cases and ...
  • Rate

    Biological Scientist

    Job Description Biological scientists study living organisms and their relationship to their environment, researching problems dealing with life processes and living organisms. Most specialize in some area of biology, such as zoology or microbiology. Those who conduct research usually work in laboratories and use electron microscopes, thermal cyclers, and a variety of other equipment. Some conduct experiments using laboratory animals or ...
  • Rate

    Engineer

    Job Description Engineers apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems, linking between perceived social needs and commercial applications. They develop new products by precisely specifying the need; brainstorming a design; planning and creating the design; and improving for overall effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety. This process applies to developing products, such as chemicals, computers, ...
  • +1

    Human Resources Manager

    Job Description The new global focus in government programs has created new career opportunities for job seekers interested in the human resources field. A human resources manager forms labor policy, oversees industrial labor relations, negotiates collective bargaining agreements, and coordinates grievance procedures to handle complaints resulting from management disputes with unionized employees. Human resource managers also collaborate with other managers and ...
    Rated: +1
  • Rate

    Accountant

    Job Description Accountants and auditors help to ensure that the Nation’s firms are run efficiently, its public records kept accurately, and its taxes paid properly and on time. They perform these vital functions by offering an increasingly wide array of business and accounting services, including public, management, and government accounting, as well as internal auditing, to their clients. Beyond carrying out ...
  • -2

    Computer Scientist

    Job Description Computer scientists apply knowledge of computers and information technology to complex problems and the creation or application of new technology. Computer scientists specialize in database management and administration, network systems and data communications, programming, and system design. Job tasks and occupational titles used to describe these workers evolve rapidly and continually, reflecting new areas of specialization or changes in ...
    Rated: -2
  • +1

    Projected Government Earnings Guide

    Projected Government Earnings Guide
    You've heard that your base salary is largely determined by your education level - but did you ever wonder exactly how much education matters? If you've got enough smarts, it shouldn't matter whether or not you have formal training - right? Wrong. At least, it might not be so simple. As job scarcity continues to drive more competition to each open ...
    Rated: +1
  • +1

    100% Online Government Contract Training

    100% Online Government Contract Training
    The private sector may be getting squeezed by the souring economy, but the federal government continues to dole out lucrative contracts to civilian organizations. Land the prized government contracts that will help your company thrive in these uncertain economic times with 100% online training from acclaimed Villanova University. Our Master Certificate in Government Contract Management program will teach you how to ...
    Rated: +1
  • +4

    Financial Aid for Military Service

    Financial Aid for Military Service
    The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard can offer a lot of assistance for students heading to college. Whether you're a veteran, a child or spouse of a veteran, or a student planning a career in the military, there are programs that can help fund your college career. Funding for Veterans and Veterans' Dependents To repay service in ...
    Rated: +4
  • +1

    Safeguard Your Job With Online Training

    Safeguard Your Job With Online Training
    With recession fears growing every day, now is the time to gain the skills and credentials that will make you an irreplaceable member of your organization. Protect your career with Villanova University’s 100% online Master Certificate in Government Contract Management. Build the Skills to Make a Difference A strong government organization is competitive, efficient, globally focused and technologically up-to-date. Become invaluable ...
    Rated: +1
  • +3

    DHS Announces $3 Billion in Preparedness Grants

    DHS Announces $3 Billion in Preparedness Grants
    The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency today released Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Application Guidance for 14 federal grant programs, totaling more than $3 billion available in federal funding to assist state and local governments in strengthening community preparedness. More than $27 billion has been provided since 2002 to strengthen our nation’s ability to prevent, protect, respond and ...
    Rated: +3
  • Rate

    Scholarships for Military Members

    Scholarships for Military Members
    While looking for money for school many servicemembers, veterans, and their families tend to overlook more than $300 million of military — and veteran — related scholarships and grants. These scholarships often go unclaimed due to the following three myths: 1. Military education benefits eliminate the need for scholarships and grants. p((. • False - The truth is that Tuition Assistance ...
  • +1

    Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration

    Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration
    Public administration degrees are specifically designed for those who are seeking careers in government policy and administration; therefore, this degree has a more exact focus than a Criminal Justice degree or an MBA. The curriculum includes leadership and management skills, strategic planning, media relations, and disaster response. One can expect to come away from a program in public administration with a ...
    Rated: +1
  • +8

    Homeland Security Degrees

    Homeland Security Degrees
    Homeland Security degree programs represent a new directive in academia which responds to the specialized defense needs of the United States (generally understood as triggered by 9/11). Since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, the federal government has been investing heavily in the development of Homeland Security curriculum among community colleges, four-year institutions, and postgraduate schools across America. Homeland ...
    Rated: +8
  • +1

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    The Master of Business Administration degree might not be an obvious choice for those considering government careers - yet MBA graduates are currently in very strong demand at some of the major government agencies, including the Department of Labor, US Postal Service, and NASA. A master's degree in business administration will help you to grasp the complex relationship between the public ...
    Rated: +1
  • +3

    Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

    Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice
    Criminal Justice programs combine a broad variety of topics and disciplines related to law enforcement, the courts, and America’s governmental and criminal justice systems. As an academic discipline, studies in criminal justice focus on the role and origin of criminality, social policy, and the law. A Bachelor's degree in criminal justice provides the fundamental basis for those who wish to pursue ...
    Rated: +3
  • +4

    Sign Up for GovCentral's Weekly Newsletter

    Sign Up for GovCentral's Weekly Newsletter
    Wanna hear from us? Every week, GovCentral sends out a recap of the best and most popular content from our site. It also showcases new and under-the-radar features you might have never know were there! Want in on the action? Follow these steps to be sure you know what's up from the top government community on the web... To receive the ...
    Rated: +4
Govcentral School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use GovCentral's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

Get Info

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.