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Alumni Spotlight: Taj-Marie, EDD, “Authorized to Go!”


Taj-Marie pursued a doctorate that would train her in her “two loves.” Education and Organizational Leadership.  My unique educational journey started off with my desire to be a counselor. That changed over time due to my professional endeavors as an educator. I realized I had a heart for children, and I saw value in being … Keep Reading

Meet Our Faculty: Gina Oellig


Aspen invites you to meet our faculty! Our teachers are outstanding educators — committed, compassionate, and knowledgeable. Get to know some of our faculty members up close and personal.  Early Childhood Studies faculty member, Gina Oellig, has known she wanted to be a teacher since the 3rd grade. Her passion for literacy comes through in … Keep Reading

Meet Our Faculty: Robert Campbell


Aspen invites you to meet our faculty! Our teachers are outstanding educators — committed, compassionate, and knowledgeable. In this series, get to know some of our faculty members up close and personal. Ocean-lover Robert Campbell is an avid reader and grandfather to 19 — you read that right. 19!!! — who lives for the “aha” … Keep Reading

INSIDE: MED705 – Research on Effective Teaching


We took a deep dive into one of Aspen’s most popular courses. Title of course: MED705 – Research on Effective Teaching Programs: Master of Education Specializations:  Transformational Leadership eLearning Pedagogy Educational Technology Curriculum Development and Outcomes Assessment Start the process of researching advanced best practices in education today and putting those practices into action!  Research … Keep Reading

What Can You Do With An MSN In Nursing Education?


Nurses decide to advance their education for many reasons. An increase in income, more job opportunities, and personal achievement are just a few. If you are considering advancing your education, consider pursuing a Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Education. While the nursing shortage continues, qualified and credentialed nurse educators are needed. In addition … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Peter B. “Even If It Takes 10 Years”


Please enjoy this inspiring personal essay from nurse educator Peter Brooks — who earned his Doctorate of Education from Aspen University while traveling to 20 countries on seven continents! Peter’s aunt gave him some great advice when he was just starting his higher education journey that still rings true today.    My educational journey has … Keep Reading

INSIDE: EDD830 Leadership Theory


We took a deep dive into one of Aspen’s most popular courses. Title of course: EDD830: Leadership Theory Programs:  Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning with a specialization in Health Care Administration and Leadership Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning with a specialization in Higher Education Leadership Doctor of Education in Leadership and … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Brenda O.’s Recipe for Living Your Best Life


Brenda’s Recipe for Nurse Educator Success: First, take a scoop of passion for nursing and fold in a desire to teach. Add a touch of fastidiousness, and drizzle in some curiosity. Mix well with hard work and a yearning for beauty. The secret ingredient is life-long learning — I chose Aspen University for my MSN. … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Brooke C., EdD, the Principled (Assistant) Principal


The Principled (Assistant) Principal Brooke C., Ed.D,  Education Leadership and Learning “We discussed issues in academia, examined how challenges and opportunities manifested within our institutions and studied the best practices for leadership behavior.” “I want to help others grow. I want to develop my leadership skills, so I can help others achieve their potential. It … Keep Reading

Ed.D. vs. Ph.D. Guide


This guide will help break down the details of Ed.D. vs. Ph.D., so you can choose the degree program that is right for you.  The number of doctoral degree holders is on the rise. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Educational Attainment in the United States: 2018, since 2000, the number of people ages 25 … Keep Reading