Janice Nilsen, Ph.D., heads National Louis University’s dual master’s degree program in Human Resources Management and Development and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Janice Nilsen, Ph.D., has used her natural “people person” abilities to grow in a human resources career that has evolved over time.
She has spent years in the business world, including high-level training and human resources roles at Sears and Office Max. She has also valued education by earning her MBA at the University of Notre Dame and her Ph.D. in Organizational Development at Benedictine University (in 2016). Continue reading
Early-career teachers often stand in front of their classrooms striving to figure out how to get through to their students.
That’s on top of worrying about job security, since school districts occasionally tighten their budgets.
It’s possible to address both those problems at once, by earning an endorsement or certificate. They give teachers the skills to break through to learners while at the same time making them more valuable to their school districts. Continue reading
The counseling profession offers a chance to help others transform their lives for the better, and most counselors find it extremely rewarding.
To become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), you will need to do two things.
In business, leadership is paramount. Businesses look for those who will drive change, make key decisions and inspire an organization to greater success.
It’s something NLU’s College of Professional Studies and Advancement has recognized. It focuses its acclaimed MBA program on leadership, offering curriculum tracks and career development to help students sharpen their skills and increase their employability. Accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the program continues to provide students with key business skills in areas such as finance, economics, marketing and strategy. Continue reading
Human Resources Management is a rewarding career that’s perfect for those who enjoy working with people and helping businesses succeed. A human resource manager acts as a liaison between a company’s employees and its executives, overseeing areas like employee training and education, recruitment and hiring, and employee procedures and policies. Continue reading
If you’re interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, you are on your way to protecting people in your community, maintaining peace and order, and ensuring that citizens enjoy their Constitutionally-granted freedoms and rights.
You can earn your Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree online or on campus at National Louis University, in order to prepare yourself for the many facets of this rewarding field. Continue reading
Some educators love teaching in the classroom, and others find themselves interested in the bigger picture of how their schools run, how well curriculum meets students’ needs and how the school fits into the district and community.
If you find yourself drawn to administration, consider becoming a school principal in Illinois. Principals provide critically important leadership and support that allows teachers to do their best work and maximizes opportunities for students to learn. Continue reading