The Business Area of Study provides industry-focused degrees with more courses in your field of specialization than at most schools.
The Information Technology Area of Study develops the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective IT professional.
The Healthcare Management Area of Study develops the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective healthcare professional.
The Criminal Justice Area of Study offers undergraduate programs focused on the roles and operations of corrections, law enforcement and the courts.
The Design Area of Study prepares students for the collaborative and creative knowledge necessary for careers in such industries as fashion, media, film and audio production.
The Education Area of Study offers graduate students an advanced understanding of modern educational practices to be effective and successful educators.
The Accounting Area of Study provides a pathway from accounting principles to advanced study of complex economics, financial management and strategic planning for business operations of all sizes.
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10 Inspirational Quotes for College Students
It can be a challenge to juggle school, your job and family. Stay motivated and focused with 10 inspirational quotes for college students.
April 22, 2015
What is a Difference Between a B.S. vs. B.A. Degree?
Trying to decide between a B.S. vs. B.A. degree? Learn about the differences between Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science before choosing your degree.
April 21, 2015
Starting a Business: How to Price Goods and Services
Learn strategies for how to effectively price your business' goods & services based on production cost and what a customer will pay.
April 20, 2015
What Type of Learner Are You?
Do you know your learning style? Answer 7 questions to see what type of learner you are, and improve how you learn by creating habits based on your style.
April 18, 2015
Going to College on Active Duty: AIU Alumnus Justin Kloppe's Story
With dedication and a little creativity, Justin Kloppe earned two degrees online at AIU while on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps.
April 17, 2015
The One Word You Should Never Say in a Job Interview
If you want to appear confident and professional to a prospective employer, which word should you eliminate from your vocabulary during an interview?
April 15, 2015
6 Ways Your AIU Student Advisor Can Help You
Your AIU student advisor is here to help. See what types of questions they can assist with and how they can support your academic and career goals.
April 13, 2015
Meet AIU Provost & Chief Academic Officer Dr. Manzer
Like many of his AIU students, Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Manzer's path to success was a nontraditional one.
April 10, 2015
How to Get Motivated for School: 15 Tried-and-True Tricks
Hitting a wall in your studies? Real AIU students share their tips on how to get motivated for school based on what's worked for them.
April 08, 2015
Do What You Love: AIU Information Technology Alumnus David Maxwell's Story
AIU information technology alum David Maxwell was recently named Leader of Information Security Practice for an IT consulting firm in Dallas.
April 06, 2015
Don't Burn Bridges: How to Leave Your Job with Dignity
Learn how to leave your job with dignity, without burning bridges and preserving future relationships with potential reference providers and coworkers.
April 03, 2015
Cyber Security vs. Information Assurance: Which One is Right for You?
Want to know the difference between cyber security vs. information assurance? Learn how these degree programs and related career paths differ.
April 01, 2015
The One Thing Your Job Search is Missing: Practice
Fine tune your personal elevator pitch, learn how to make a great first impression, and rehearse your interview skills to help make your job search pay off.
March 30, 2015
Going Back to College After Dropping Out: 4 Strategies for Student Success
We share the four key steps to take to ensure that going back to college after dropping out is a positive experience.
March 27, 2015
5 Study Tips for Adult Learners
Adult learners can feel stressed or overwhelmed when transitioning back to college. Learn how to stay motivated with tips to help managing your workload.
March 25, 2015
Job vs. Career: Which One Are You Pursuing?
Though most careers still require specialized training and higher education, the guidelines that define a job vs. career have evolved.
March 23, 2015
Why an International Business Degree Can Give You an Edge
Learn how an international business degree can prepare students for a wide variety of demands in today's increasingly global economy.
March 21, 2015
AIU Online Faculty Suzanne Malek Breathes Life into Statistics
Find out how one AIU faculty member makes a tough topic relatable and accessible, and discover the fascinating personal and professional experiences that shape her approach in the classroom.
March 20, 2015
Applying to College: 5 Tips for Military Veterans
Many military veterans start or complete their college educations while on active duty. Get advice about applying to college and start pursuing your degree.
March 19, 2015
The SIMPLE Strategy for Career Success
Career success can be within your reach if you have a strategy! Learn how to achieve your career goals by seizing opportunities and developing goals & expectations.
March 18, 2015
Business Management Skills Employers Want
Today's job market can be very competitive. Learn what 10 business management skills employers want from new college graduates.
March 16, 2015
The Difference Between an MBA and Master's Degree?
Thinking of pursuing your graduate degree online? Learn the difference between an MBA and master's degree before choosing which program is best for you.
March 14, 2015
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying for a Job
After reading a job description and requirements, ask yourself these questions before applying for a job you find interesting.
March 13, 2015
8 Types of Business Degrees You Can Pursue [GUIDE]
Learn more about the different types of business degrees and specializations you can pursue to help you move forward.
March 11, 2015
Federal Student Loans: Who Sets Interest Rates?
The interest rates for federal student loans are based on a variety of factors, some of which might surprise you.
March 10, 2015
What Exactly Is an Elevator Pitch?
Learn what to include in your elevator pitch, a 60-90 second sales pitch by about you as a business professional and candidate for a job.
March 09, 2015
What is an Associate's Degree? (and 5 Reasons to Pursue One)
See how pursuing an associate's can assist your career and future educational options.
March 06, 2015
On Being a Criminal Justice Professional: Be Prepared and Be Ethical
Being a criminal justice professional means more than having the degree and the job; it's about always being prepared and behaving in an ethical manner.
March 05, 2015
How to Answer 'What is Your Greatest Weakness?' in a Job Interview
You will probably be asked to talk about your strengths and weaknesses at a job interview. Learn the best approach for answering these dreaded topics.
March 04, 2015
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Degrees: Which is Right for You?
Deciding between full-time vs. part-time school is about more than fitting school into your lifestyle.
March 02, 2015
Jobs and Career Paths for an Ethical Hacker
Organizations that are serious about security may employ an ethical hacker, also known as a legal hacker, "white hat" hacker or penetration tester.
February 27, 2015
What is the Difference Between Bookkeeping and Accounting?
The difference between bookkeeping and accounting seems small, but a closer look at duties and salary demonstrate the impact of earning an accounting degree.
February 25, 2015
Can You Go To College with a GED? 3 Things Non-traditional Students Need to Know
If you didn't graduate from high school, earning a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is a step toward college eligibility.
February 23, 2015
How to Become a Healthcare Administrator
Find out the top skills, responsibilities and education needed for this career path.
February 19, 2015
What's the Difference Between a Supply Chain Management Degree and an Operations Management Degree?
These two degrees do have similarities, but exploring the details uncovers what makes these two paths different.
February 18, 2015
What Exactly is Distance Learning?
There are many advantages to distance learning, or attending school online. Learn how online distance learning works and whether this option is right for you.
February 16, 2015
3 Tips for Working Mothers from AIU Online Faculty Carol Sagers
Being a full-time mom and a full-time professional is not impossible. Get tips for working moms from AIU Online Faculty and mother of 2, Carol Sagers.
February 13, 2015
3 Ways Your Personal Branding Might Be Missing the Mark
Personal branding isn't just about what you're saying - it's about how you say it. Make sure you're covering these three key bases.
February 11, 2015
Healthcare Administration vs Healthcare Management: Key Facts You Need to Know
Interested in a healthcare career? Learn the difference between healthcare administration vs. healthcare management before deciding what degree to pursue.
February 09, 2015
The Biggest Mistake College Students Make in Their Job Search
There's one thing many college students do that can impact their success in the job market - and it's not what you think.
February 06, 2015
Is Finance a Good Major? 5 Reasons Why the Answer is Yes
Thinking about a career in finance or business? Is finance a good major? Get answers to common questions about finance degrees before picking your major.
February 04, 2015
The No. 1 Way to Increase Your Productivity
Learn how creating new habits and taking time to outline your daily routine can lead to being more productive.
February 03, 2015
5 Ways to Be Proactive and Climb the Career Ladder
Dr. Judy Bullock, Dean for the AIU School of Business, offers tips on taking a proactive approach to career development.
January 30, 2015
How Long Does it Take to Get a Master's Degree?
Traditional programs may require two years to complete, but some master's degrees can be done in as little as 11 months.
January 29, 2015
Is An Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Right for You?
If you'd like to earn a college degree in less than four years, see if an accelerated bachelor's degree is right for you before committing to a demanding course load.
January 28, 2015
What Can You Do With A Finance Degree?
Thinking of majoring in finance? Learn more about what you can do with a finance degree, and see if a career in finance is right for you.
January 27, 2015
5 Tips for Success: Starting College at 25
Whether you're going back to explore personal interests or expand your career horizons, you have different needs, advantages and challenges as an adult learner.
January 26, 2015
IT vs. Computer Science: Choosing Your Degree
If you're trying to decide between pursuing a degree in IT or computer science degree, this post breaks down the differences.
January 23, 2015
Behavioral Interviewing: What It Is and How to Prepare
Behavioral interviewing is an up-and-coming job interview technique. Learn how to anticipate potential questions and what makes the best answers.
January 22, 2015
What Can You Do With A Healthcare Administration Degree?
Thinking of majoring in healthcare? Learn what you can do with a healthcare administration degree and whether a career in healthcare is right for you.
January 22, 2015
AIU Announces 2015 Graduation Ceremony Dates
Find out when we'll be celebrating our newest graduates with ground ceremonies in Houston, Atlanta, Florida and Chicago.
January 21, 2015
Accounting vs. Finance: Choosing the Right Degree
Find out the top jobs in the accounting and finance fields and what types of courses students in each program might take.
January 20, 2015
What Can You Do with an Accounting Degree?
Thinking of majoring in accounting? Learn more about what you can do with an accounting degree, and see if a career in accounting is right for you.
January 19, 2015
The 3 Questions Not to Ask in a Job Interview
Good, insightful questions can help you stand out to prospective employers, but what SHOULDN'T you should ask during a job interview?
January 16, 2015
How AIU Business Faculty Carol Sagers Embodies Leadership at Work, Home and in the Classroom
AIU Online business program faculty member Carol Sagers brings big-name business experience into the classroom to benefit students.
January 15, 2015
What Do Employers Think About AIU Graduates?
The AIU Employer Experience Research study shows that employers rank AIU graduates highly in some of the top in-demand skill sets.
January 14, 2015
How to Become an IT Project Manager
Thinking of a career in information technology? Learn more about what an IT project manager does, and why this in-demand field might be right for you.
January 13, 2015
What Can You Do With A Business Administration Degree?
Thinking of majoring in business? Learn more about what you can do with a business administration degree, and see how a BBA degree can further your career.
January 12, 2015
Is a College Degree Worth It?
Is a college degree worth it? See the average salary of college versus high school graduates and learn more about the current value of a college degree.
January 12, 2015
AIU Students' Top New Year's Resolutions for 2015
Get inspired to achieve your goals by real New Year's resolutions from AIU students.
January 10, 2015
5 Tips on Finding Civilian Success After the Military: Veteran and AIU Alumnus Jason Gateas' Advice
Making the transition to a civilian role can be a big change, but knowing how to best use the skills you acquired in the service and the resources available to you can help you stay on track.
January 09, 2015
How Long Does It Take To Get Your Bachelor's Degree?
How long it takes to earn your degree depends on many factors, but the norm of the four-year degree is changing.
January 08, 2015
Benefits of an Online Entrepreneurship Degree for Small Business Owners
Being an entrepreneur takes more than just a good idea. Learn how an online entrepreneurship degree can help prepare your small business for success.
January 07, 2015
Can You Get Military Grants For Online Colleges?
Military grants can help fund your college education during or after your service. See what grants are available and learn how to determine if you're eligible.
January 06, 2015
Top 10 Career Resolutions for 2015
Reset and re-evaluate your career goals for 2015. Take action with these tips for effective New Year's resolutions for your career.
January 05, 2015
How to Become a Computer Systems Analyst
Thinking about a job as a systems analyst? Learn about this field and find out how to become a computer systems analyst today.
January 02, 2015
Education vs. Experience: How to Leverage Your Degree in a Job Interview
What's more important, education vs. experience? The key is learning how to leverage both to your advantage.
December 30, 2014
Can You Go to College While in the Military?
Military experience is a great building block, but can you go to college while in the military? Learn about going to college online while you serve.
December 26, 2014
Choosing an Area of Specialization After Your Associate's Degree
Choosing an area of specialization inside your major is important. Get started on the right path with these tips.
December 23, 2014
5 Essential Tips for How to Become a Database Administrator
What are the best steps to take if you're interested in a career path to become a database administrator?
December 22, 2014
How To Find Military Friendly Online Colleges
Know what to look for when researching accredited military friendly online colleges, university or degree programs.
December 19, 2014
Paying for College: What Are Educational Alliances?
Learn how corporate educational alliances can benefit employees and assist with paying for college through grants, scholarships or reduced tuition rates.
December 18, 2014
5 Tips to Help You Prepare for Online Colleges and Classes
Start school in the right foot by knowing what questions to ask before you begin.
December 17, 2014
Older College Students: 6 Reasons to Go Back to School After Age 30
The number of nontraditional and older college students is on the rise. See why going back to college at or after 30 is more realistic than ever.
December 16, 2014
7 Ways to Spend Time with Your Kids While You Are Going Back to College
Get tips on making time for your kids while pursuing your degree.
December 15, 2014
What's the Difference Between a College and University?
Although the terms often are used interchangeably, and exceptions do exist, colleges and universities each have their own characteristics.
December 12, 2014
5 Tips for Surviving The Holiday Season
Learn how to balance the demands of the winter holiday season and manage your schedule amid work, life, family and school.
December 11, 2014
What Can I Do With a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction?
Want to advance your career in education? Learn what you can do with a master's in curriculum and instruction and if it's the right degree for your career.
December 10, 2014
Should I Get a Degree in Project Management?
A project management degree can open up the road to new career opportunities or a promotion. Learn how to get your degree in project management.
December 09, 2014
Careers in Educational Leadership
Learn what types of opportunities you can pursue with a master's degree and experience.
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