Tag: Graduate School

Grad

5 Questions to Ask About Your Employer’s Tuition Assistance Benefit

Two people having a conversation.

More than half of U.S. employers offer tuition assistance/reimbursement as an employee benefit, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2019 Employee Benefits Survey. If your employer is in this group, this is a great way for you to advance your education and career, often at considerable savings. To find out if your employer …

Grad

Graduate Student Spotlight: Michael Richards ’11, Physical Therapy Graduate

Are you considering a career in healthcare and thinking about getting your doctorate degree in Physical Therapy? Physical therapists are in high demand and the need for physical therapy professionals is set to grow in the foreseeable future, meaning high prospects for job placement after degree completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, …

Grad

Graduate Student Spotlight: Dustin Brown, Occupational Therapy Graduate

Are you considering a career in healthcare and thinking about getting your master’s degree in Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapists are and will continue to be in high demand, meaning high prospects for job placement after degree completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for occupational therapists will continue to grow by …

Grad, Undergrad

Studying Physical Therapy At Clarkson And Starting My Own Practice

Hello readers! My name is Dr. Amber RZ Astafan, PT, Certified MDT, and I live in Carthage, NY. I graduated from Clarkson in 2008 with a BS Biology with concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience. I then completed my Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Clarkson in 2011.  I am the President and senior Physical Therapist for Journey …

Grad

Bioethics in Our Dynamic Healthcare System

Life is full of choices, and in the healthcare industry, those choices may mean the difference between life and death. Since its inception in the 1960s, the field of bioethics has played a major role in supporting decision-making and policy formulation within the healthcare system, but being in the midst of a global pandemic has …

Grad

Bioscience: Narrowing Your Focus

Clarkson students conducting research in a lab.

Bioscience is an umbrella term for a vast and diverse industry with a number of subsectors. While all of these fields share a similar approach — applying a biological solution to societal problems and issues — each subsector applies their own specialized lens to any given problem.  Understanding the Terms So you are interested in …

Grad

Turning an Environmental Policy Degree Into a Career

From air quality to hazardous chemical regulations, our daily lives are heavily influenced by a wide range of policies and laws that affect our environment and keep us healthy. Environmental policy professionals work with scientists, legislators and business leaders to address the complex socioeconomic and political realities that influence public behaviors and opinions. For individuals …

Grad

Advancing Your Career In Engineering Management

For engineers and those with backgrounds in STEM fields, an advanced degree offers the opportunity to develop a foundation in business and leadership. Leading a team, bidding on a contract, balancing the technical and social aspects of a project in a new industry like alternative energy – all of these are areas where a degree …

Grad

Physical Therapy: Selecting a Doctorate Program That’s Right For You

Physical Therapy Student

Earning a doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree can open the door to a deeply rewarding career dedicated to improving the lives of those around you. As an expert in human body movement, a physical therapist’s (PTs) role is to: Diagnose mobility and pain-related disorders Prevent disease and disability Prescribe exercise supported by hands-on techniques …