How College Students Can Stay Relevant to the Job Marketplace

How can you stay sellable in an uncertain job market? Remember the 2008 market

Explore programs at Nyack College, such as music and communications

Explore programs at Nyack College, such as music and communications

crash? That wasn’t so long ago. People lost their homes, established companies went bankrupt, and the government seemed at a loss of ideas while hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs. Can this happen again? What can you do to secure a roof over your head (for most New Yorkers it’s a ceiling) and bread and butter?

How savvy are you on a Mac?

How savvy are you on a Mac?

One of the ways to stay competitive is by procuring an undergraduate degree as a high school diploma’s value is increasingly diminished. Employers are skeptical about the quality of the high school education attained by graduates. The average lifetime earnings for a high school graduate is $1,531,400 in comparison to bachelor’s degree nearly $3 million (Fastweb, 2009). That’s a differential of nearly 2 million dollars! Is it really worth investing in a bachelor’s degree? The astronomical cost of an education in the United States is mind boggling. We can show you how to acquire a quality education at an affordable cost while integrating faith and learning.

Resources to get you started on the right career path.

Resources to get you started on the right career path.

Nyack College is keeping its students on the cutting edge by launching accounting, computer science, communication, nursing and biology as majors at the New York City Campus.  These hands on degrees offer a specialization to equip you with intentional skills to solve specific programs.  Higher order skills in the areas of critical thinking, technological competency, written and oral communication, scientific and quantitative reasoning and information literacy will also be developed.

But our NYC campus is also about quiet reflection and some time looking over Battery Park

But our NYC campus is also about quiet reflection and some time looking over Battery Park

The 21st century is an exciting time for computer scientists!  At Nyack College, the Computer Science major is creatively designed for students interested in technology related fields, particularly focusing in the areas of Information Technology and Web Science, Cyber Security, and Computer Animation and Game Design.

Our communications students are passionate about the arts and are motivated to become relevant in the world around them. Through three concentrations–Emerging Technology, Mass Communications and Dramatics Arts–our students are prepared for careers in fields of broadcast production, public relations, sales and advertising, acting, producing, directing, and more.

CTA button for Blog UGOur faculty’s expertise permeates with an overwhelming measure of real-world experience. Their wealth of experience will be channeled to make learning pragmatic and socially relevant. This is accessible through our small and interactive student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1; which fosters an environment that is conducive to learning.

We do not have control over the invisible hand of the market with timely and effective government interventions. You, however have complete control over the money you make and the job you get to keep. With a degree from Nyack you will be positioned in a dimension above the normal college graduate with the spiritual impetus to excel.

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