bachelor’s degree


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Do you want an exciting career in law enforcement? Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as enrolling in the police academy and being handed a badge. Luckily, an associate or bachelor’s degree can open the door to a myriad of opportunities in the legal, computer information and public safety fields. While […]

How To Get Started in Law Enforcement


Megan Shoff
In summer 2015, Dr. Megan Shoff, associate professor and vice chair of the biomedical sciences program in Hodges University’s School of Allied Health, experienced a once-in-a-life opportunity. Traveling to South Africa, she was on a boat for six hours each day looking for seals. While this may not seem too […]

Encouraging Students to Take Charge of Their Learning


Jordan Swanson
Jordan Swanson loves his job. As the technology support specialist at Harns Marsh Middle School in Lehigh Acres, Florida, he is solely responsible for 600 Windows-based computer operating systems, 150 printers and 1300 chrome books, all of which are used by more than 100 faculty and staff, and an estimated […]

Hodges Opened Doors of Opportunity for Jordan Swanson



Are you interested in the idea of working in a courtroom? Maybe you aspire to protect others by becoming a member of your local police force. From court reporter to law enforcement, enrolling in a criminal justice degree program will provide you with the tools you need to succeed in […]

Criminal Justice and Law-Related Programs: What You Need to Know


Dean Turner and Hodges University student.
By Dr. Marcia Turner, dean of students at Hodges University Making the decision to enter college comes with much research, review and financial analysis. Yes, the decision to enter college is a major investment; however, it is the type of investment that you make in yourself, which lasts a lifetime. […]

Saving Money with Scholarships


Miguel in class.
When Miguel Rivera was a young boy in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he knew three things: he wanted to be just like his father, who was a professional baseball player, he needed to learn English, and he needed to study hard. Successful in each of these areas, his interest in math […]

Giving Students the Chance to be Successful



Nicole Fleschute
It has been three years since Nicole Fleschute made the decision to transition from military to civilian life. No stranger to hard work, her journey from growing up in Virginia to serving in the United States Army to pursuing a bachelor’s degree in management from Hodges University has not been […]

Personal Struggles Lead to an Inspiring Comeback


The word “internship” is often associated with younger college students who possess little or no experience in their chosen field, but who are looking to receive the training and experience needed to stand out to potential employers. However, in today’s world, internships are no longer viewed as an option solely […]

Importance of Internships for Adult Learners


Experiential Learning
Steven Mintz, executive director of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning and professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, describes experiential education as a type of learning that “is largely an ‘add-on’” in higher education. “These real world, hands-on experiences can give students insight […]

The Value of Experiential Learning in College