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5 Essential Questions for Anyone Considering a Career Change

When choosing a career path it’s important to follow your passions, but you also want to make an informed, honest assessment about your career and life goals. Here are five questions that you need to ask yourself before making a big decision in your career.

Is the Nursing Profession on the Verge of a Robotic Revolution?

Medical technology is constantly advancing, but a recent article by acclaimed writer, Alec Ross, suggests that the field of robotics could soon play a major role in the world of nursing and patient care. Sound like science fiction? Here are 4 facts that nursing students and graduates should know about the coming age of robotics.

New Microsoft Office Features

Microsoft Office has changed over the years and each version has new enhancements and features. When Office 2016 came out, more new features were launched. Here’s an overview of some of the new features in Office 2016.

McDonald’s Employee Enjoys Success at CTU

Colorado Technical University student, Brenda Davis, of Mesa, Arizona, started working at McDonald’s when she was 16 years old. “I took the job at McDonald’s only intending to work there for the summer, but I never left,” said Davis. Twenty-one years later, she’s still there.

OneDrive: More than Online Storage and Great for Students

Microsoft OneDrive is a way for you to save your documents so that if your computer crashes, you won’t lose you work. With Colorado Technical University’s move to faculty and students using Office 365, students have access to Microsoft OneDrive. Don’t lose your work again - find out more about OneDrive and how it can help you.

Five Reasons to Use and Download Microsoft Office 365

Being equipped with the right knowledge and skills may help you succeed. As a student at Colorado Technical University, you’ll develop your Microsoft Office skills throughout your courses in your degree program. CTU is now offering Microsoft Office 365(0365) and Office 2016 so that you will continually have the newest version of the software.

A Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and You

If you want to help others, enforce the law, or solve crimes, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree may help you move closer to your goal. If you are seeking to enter a field such as law enforcement, security or corrections a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice may provide you with the foundational knowledge that's required to get started.

World Health Day: Dr. Ruth Tarantine Discusses Diabetes

Held April 7th of every year, World Health Day covers a specific topic that’s affecting health world-wide. 2016’s theme is Beat Diabetes. Ruth Tarantine, CTU’s Dean of Nursing, discusses the major impact diabetes has on global health and stresses the important role that nurses can play in preventing and controlling the disease.

A Few Words from CTU Student Senate President R. Abel Martinez

My title may be “Colorado Technical University Student Senate President,” but I see myself as more of a conductor. A conductor of people who make good things happen across campus and beyond—and I’m really stoked to lead the way.

CTU Now Accepting 2017 Wounded Warrior Scholarship Applications

For the eighth year in a row, Colorado Technical University offers full-tuition education scholarships to wounded active duty service members and veterans. Spouses and caregivers of wounded service members are eligible to apply as well. Learn more and how to apply.

10 Inspirational Quotes for Nurses

As a nurse, you offer plenty of inspiration to those around you – from patients to colleagues and beyond. But what inspires you? If you’re hunting for a little positive motivation, we have 10 quotes for nurses that might be just what you need.

Discover CTU’s Military and Veteran Resource Community

Colorado Technical University is proud of our deep relationship with active members of the military and veterans. From the time they begin their education through to their post-service careers, CTU supports members of the military, veterans, spouses, and caregivers in achieving their educational and professional goals.

How to Approach an Employment Gap

Have you been out of the workforce for a while? If it is time to reenter the workforce, you may feel like you’re entering unfamiliar territory. In this post, we’ll discuss ways to stand out in a competitive job market, as well as how to address any time off in between jobs. Before you hit the ground running with your job search, here are some tips to help prepare.

MBA vs. Master of Science: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Enroll

The primary distinction between an MBA and an M.S. is breadth versus depth. An MBA degree offers a broader view of business management. An M.S. degree hones in on a single specialty, such as accounting, human resources or information technology.

How to Become a Software Engineer: What You Need to Know

With so much of today's business landscape relying more and more on technology, software engineers have become highly sought-after positions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that software developer jobs will grow by 17% through 2024 (much faster than the national average).1 We've broken down a few tips on how to become a software engineer below.