Professor wearing lab coat having discussion with college students
Once you’ve earned your bachelor’s degree, you may be wondering if a master’s degree is beneficial to your future. One of the most obvious reasons to earn a master’s degree is to advance your career and increase your earning potential; however, much of your decision is dependent upon your desired […]

Why Getting a Master’s Degree Is Important


Jacob Winge
Jacob Winge is a true example of what it means to be a leader, and just like Winge, most students who choose to earn a degree aspire to become something more – to take charge and make an impact. Only in his mid-20s, he is more involved in community-wide efforts […]

Homegrown Leader


How much time will I need to devote to school work? Will I be able to balance school, work and family time? When individuals are trying to decide if going back to school is the right course of action, we, as Hodges University faculty and staff, understand the importance of […]

A Week in the Life of a Hodges University Student



Hodges University Naples Campus
Hodges University is fortunate to have many former students serving in faculty positions. Within each of its five schools, alumni can be found teaching on campus and online in a variety of subjects, which takes the meaning of a “personalized approach” to a whole new level. For a student, what […]

The Path from Student to Professor


Career benefits of earning a degree
Adult learners return to school for a variety of reasons. Oftentimes, life gets in the way and causes us to set personal goals aside; however, if you’ve found yourself at a standstill in your career, going back to school may be the answer you’ve been looking for in order to […]

Three Benefits of Earning a Degree to Advance Your Career


Rick Price
School has never been something Rick Price particularly enjoyed, yet during his time in the military, he knew it was essential to earn a degree if he planned to pursue a career after transitioning to civilian life. More than 10 years after retiring from the military and working in engineering, […]

Discovering Learning Knows No Age



Photograph of U.S. Dollar Bills
Today’s college students, whether traditional or non-traditional, are often balancing a multitude of responsibilities in addition to schooling. The paychecks they bring in from work pay for housing, utilities, food, clothing and other necessities for themselves and their families, but what about when they graduate? On top of the basic […]

Student Loan Debt: How You Can Pay It Off in ...


Lisa Cook
As a two-time alumna of Hodges University, Lisa Cook cannot say enough good things about her alma mater. As an adjunct faculty member in Hodges’ legal studies program, she is grateful to serve in a position that enables her to give back and hopefully inspire other students in their future […]

Giving Back to Her Alma Mater


Dr. Meyer on the Naples campus
When entering Dr. John Meyer’s office, you quickly realize his passion for cars and the automotive industry. Professing the business side of him questions the financial soundness of owning collector cars, given the opportunity, Meyer would be the next Jay Leno. Fascinated by cars from an early age, it led […]

Coming Home to Hodges