Category: Areas of Study

careers for graduates with a health science bachelor’s degree

Excelsior College’s Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences—with optional concentrations in health and wellness, management, and public health—is designed for people new to or already working in the health care industry who want to grow their careers. Career settings for those who enter the health science bachelor’s degree program include: Hospital Community clinics State, county …

Melissa Moore, Correctional Nurse

Melissa Moore chooses a career in correctional nursing

If you were—or are—a nurse, what would be your dream job? Would it be working as a neonatal nurse? As a school nurse? In the ER? In any case, working in a prison infirmary probably isn’t at the top of your list. For Melissa Moore, of White …

recruiting cannabis careers

As the legal cannabis industry grows, career options have begun to diversify. To help fill their human resource needs, many cannabis companies have turned to recruiters. To find out more about what a cannabis industry recruiter does, Excelsior College spoke with Candice Miles, senior recruiting manager at coNectar Recruiting, a recruiting, staffing, and payroll agency …

Veteran Robert Trawick

Robert Trawick’s Excelsior degrees prepare him for life after the military

Robert Trawick, of Fayetteville, NC, retired from the U.S. Army in 2018 after 30 years and began the process of transitioning to civilian life. Transitioning from the military to civilian life can be different for everyone and fortunately for Trawick, he started pursuing his …

Laurie Mansuy, Cleaveland Clinic Partner Student

Laurie Mansuy uses her nursing degrees to care for those in need

Laurie Mansuy, of Willoughby Hills, Ohio, wanted to be a nurse since she was young. She liked helping people and was fascinated with the inner workings of the human body. She knew that, with nursing, she could combine those interests and help heal …

Health Science Masters

The health sciences include multiple disciplines that focus on a better understanding of human health and the application of that knowledge to improve the delivery of healthcare. Graduate program students in the health sciences move on to jobs in clinical and non-clinical settings, including public health planners, health professions educators, health informatics technicians, quality assurance …

Thomas Drake, Criminal Investigator

Thomas Drake has spent more than 22 years serving his community Criminal investigation is not like the popular television show “Law and Order.” “Nothing happens in an hour. You don’t get the complaint and then an hour later get the conviction,” says criminal investigator Thomas Drake. The actual events may even be more exciting, too. …

Guillermo Rincon, Seargant, NYPD

Guillermo Rincon takes advantage of Excelsior’s credit acceptance policy to advance in the New York Police Department

To move up in rank in the New York Police Department, you need to not only pass a rigorous test, but also hold a certain level of degree. Guillermo Rincon, of Farmingville, New York, held two jobs—a sales …