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Did You Know? Facts About Master's Degrees

Group of graduates facing the stageDid you know that jobs that require a master’s degree at an entry-level are projected to grow by 15% between 2019 to 2029? Or that nearly 2/3 of students finishing a baccalaureate degree plan to complete a master’s degree? How about that nearly 1/4 of master's degree recipients in 2018-19 were underrepresented minorities, giving them a critical pathway to job security and higher pay?


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8 Reasons to Pursue an M.B.A. From a Christian University

There are a lot of options when choosing an M.B.A. As a follower of Christ, is it really that important to choose an M.B.A. from a Christian university? Isn’t business the same anywhere? Turns out it is not. 

 

Read about 8 reasons why it’s important to choose a Christian university as you pursue an M.B.A.

 


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Future Success Depends on Innovation

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According to a  McKinsey survey of top executives, 84% acknowledged that the future success of their companies will depend on innovation. That makes sense if you accept the most basic definitions of innovation: the activity of new ideas, products, and processes. 

The problems that businesses, startups, sole proprietors, corporations, ministries, educational institutions all face is that problems have become more complex and the timelines to address change is shorter than...


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Adversarial Thinking for Cybersecurity

The need for better cybersecurity is becoming more evident every day. One way cyber professionals are protecting our online information is by using adversarial thinking. Adversarial thinking requires understanding the technological capabilities of potential h ackers and being able to anticipate where, when, and how they might attack.

In a lecture titled “Introduction to Adversarial Thinking for Cybersecurity" as part of a Foundations of Computer Security Course, Cedarville University’s Dr. Seth Hamman explains adversarial thinking, why it is important for cybersecurity, and how to improve adversarial thinking skills.



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Business Ethics and a Christian Worldview

We live in a time when ethics in business are sorely lacking. You don’t have to look far in the news to find stories of fraud or unscrupulous behavior. Simply put, the definition of ethics is the study of what is morally right or wrong. But what does it mean to have Christian ethics in business? As Christians, we are called to a higher standard: We should seek to go beyond what is just morally right to biblical ethics, behaving in such a way that the Bible requires. As Christians, our business ethics are framed by our worldview and should be an outpouring of living out our faith.


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Cybersecurity: Our Generation's Cold War

Threats online are increasing daily. How secure is your organization's data online? Are you ready for the next attack?

Cedarville University's Center for the Advancement of Cybersecurity, led by Dr. Seth Hamman, hosted a panel discussion, "Cybersecurity: Our Generation's Cold War," with guests Dr. Richard Harknett from the University of Cincinnati and Klon Kitchen from the American Enterprise Institute.


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Pandemic Leads to More Self-Employed Americans

According to a recent eNews put out by the Wall Street Journal, the number of self-employed Americans has grown by 6% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are now 9.44 million unincorporated self-employed workers. More and more individuals are striking out on their own to achieve flexibility and leave the confinements of corporate America.

If you’ve considered joining this growing group of self-starters, an  M.B.A. in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Cedarville University can help you get there!


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M.B.A. Grads Earning $5K More This Year

Man standing in front of business meetingA recent Wall Street Journal article reported that this year’s Master of Business Administration graduates are experiencing $5,000 higher salaries than last year. According to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the median salary for 2021 M.B.A. graduates has risen to $155,000. And 99% of graduates seeking employment received an offer. Now is a great time to start your M.B.A.!


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Should You Choose a Concentration for Your M.B.A.?

If you’ve already decided to pursue a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree, your next decision will be whether to complete a generalist M.B.A. or customize your degree with a concentration. There are pros and cons for both, and the answer to your decision will depend on your career goals and interests. Below are some things to carefully consider when choosing between a generalist M.B.A. or an M.B.A. with a concentration.   Why Choose an M.B.A. Concentration? If you’re...
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Business Analytics vs. Data Science

If you open any business journal or newspaper, you are likely to see headlines that include the terms "business analytics" or "data science." Many articles seem to use these terms interchangeably, but are they really referring to the same thing? What do these terms mean, and what is the difference between the two? This post will help answer those questions.Data Science Data science is focused on developing problem-solving methods and tools to bring meaning out of data. At the core of data...
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