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Modern Public Administration in the Post-9/11 World

No one event has had more of an effect on modern American life than the attacks of 9/11. The aftermath of terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. altered everything from attitudes about patriotism to how planes are boarded. But although the public’s attitudes changed, an even bigger shift happened within the government…. Read more »

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Your Blueprint to Uncovering the World of Intelligence Studies

It seems like every day there is news of a new global threat. ISIS, hacks from China or rumblings from North Korea are all commonplace. With these threats becoming more frequent, the importance of national and homeland security has increased tremendously. According to the National Counterterrorism Center, the United States receives between 8,000 and 10,000… Read more »

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What Is an EMS Degree?

The work of first responders is a critical public service that can help save countless lives. Emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, in particular, are crucial in helping citizens who have suffered some kind of harm and in promoting general safety. Significant experience and training are required to advance beyond the traditional roles of emergency medical… Read more »

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Intelligence Studies vs. Criminal Justice

To many people considering a career in public service, intelligence studies and criminal justice seem like equally good options. Although both degrees offer benefits, there are distinct differences. Criminal justice refers to the government institutions that deal with crime prevention and punishment. Intelligence studies focuses on the collection, analysis and distribution of intelligence that affects… Read more »

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How Point Park University Enrollment Counselors Simplify Enrollment

The benefits to earning your degree online are well known: It’s flexible, convenient and affordable. At Point Park University, we are committed to helping you succeed. Our commitment to you starts during the application process when we match our applicants with a personal enrollment counselor. The enrollment counselor will work with you to answer questions,… Read more »

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How Point Park University Success Coaches Guide Students

You may have taken classes in a traditional setting. For students used to sitting in a classroom and having face-to-face interaction with professors and classmates, online learning is a different experience. It is the job of a Point Park University success coach to guide students throughout the entire online education experience. This trained group of… Read more »

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Useful Tips for Online Students

The average college student dedicates about 3.4 hours to school tasks every weekday. Although the ability to complete course assignments at your convenience is a significant benefit of online programs, students still need to dedicate time and effort to succeed. We understand that you are juggling other priorities along with your coursework. That’s why we’ve… Read more »

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7 Steps to Mastering the Online Enrollment Process

When you make the decision to start an online program, you want to get started quickly. Knowing what steps are required to enroll can help you prepare and streamline the process. The enrollment process at Point Park is designed to be as easy as possible, and we support you on every step of your education… Read more »

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Choosing the Right Degree at Point Park Online

With so many options in today’s education marketplace, it’s important that you find the university that works best for you. At Point Park University, we understand our students want options with their education. This is why we offer a variety of flexible degree programs that provide our students with career-applicable skills. With the program descriptions… Read more »

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What You Need to Know About Point Park University Online

Founded in 1960, Point Park University prides itself as a focal point in Pittsburgh’s vibrant Central Business District, otherwise known as the Golden Triangle. We’ve taken the knowledge and experience from the corporations and organizations that surround us and created a dynamic range of degree options that span a variety of career paths. The flexibility… Read more »