Learn how Aspen University is responding to COVID-19.


Most In-Demand Nursing Jobs of 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the 2021 nursing job outlook and creating hiring needs in specific areas, effective immediately Nursing and healthcare trends that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic may be here to stay. The resulting shifts include an increase in distance-treatment, heightened mental illness rates, and the lasting consequences of COVID-19 on an already … Keep Reading

5 Things to Know Before You Start Your Doctoral Program


I started my doctoral program in 2013. Now, at the end of 2020, and I am finally making progress toward completing my dissertation. The road to earning my doctorate — such as the Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs offered at Aspen University — has been interesting, filled with ups … Keep Reading

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 — Gina Oellig!  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 everything she does. In fact, if she had a superpower, it would to bestow literacy on every child.  What … Keep Reading

Meet Our Faculty: Robert Campbell


Aspen invites you to meet our faculty!  Ocean-lover Robert Campbell is an avid reader and grandfather to 19 — you read that right. 19!!! — who lives for the “aha” moments when doctoral students complete their research.  What is your name? Dr. Robert Campbell, Ed.D.  Where are you from? Currently, I live in Goodyear, AZ. … 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

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