The Inside Scoop on Becoming a Business Insider

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Have you been thinking about a career in business? If so, an online business degree can give you the skills and training you need to succeed in today's fast-paced, global, business environment. Picking the right school and major for you can be complicated. What type of program are you looking for? What courses interest you? What kind of careers do students who study business often go into?

Finding the answers to these questions used to be difficult – not anymore. Simply head over to Ashford University's Online Business Degrees page. There, you'll find the information you need to get the inside scoop on your online business degree options and put yourself on the path toward a successful future in your profession of choice.

Be a Business Insider

The job market grows and becomes more competitive every day. While technology has enabled businesses to work more efficiently than ever, global connectivity has opened up markets like never before – and that goes for labor markets as well. According to a 2016 report from the Center on Education and the Workforce by Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute, over 95 percent of the jobs created during the economic recovery have gone to workers with at least some college education*, which means making an investment in your education today is an inextricable component of making an investment in your future.

The Ashford University Forbes School of Business & Technology is proud to offer a comprehensive online business degree program with specializations that cover all the major areas of business administration and processes. You can choose to pursue business degrees like the Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, an international business degree, or a different focus that aligns with your personal career aspirations. From professional studies programs to specializations that cover management and leadership techniques, Ashford offers a rigorous and multidisciplinary approach to business education that puts a focus on giving you the specific skills you need to succeed.

The Benefits of an Online Business Degree

Given many people's desire to balance work and life with the continuing of education that may ultimately improve their career prospects, it's no wonder that e-learning has been growing at a tremendous rate that is expected to continue. Beyond convenience, pursuing an online business degree can expose you to many of the same kinds of technologies that today's organizations use to grow their businesses and improve communications and efficiencies.

With companies and consumers more connected now than ever before, employers today expect job candidates to be technologically savvy and able to learn new digital skills quickly. Online learning is a great way to continue to hone your own tech know-how as you prepare for a career in a highly connected economy.

Whether you're fresh out of high school and ready to pursue the career of your dreams or you're a non-traditional student thinking of earning your online MBA, continuing your education with an online business degree can be the first step to both self-improvement and career advancement. Visit the Business Degrees page in our Degrees by Interest resource section today, and learn more about how a business degree from Ashford University can be a part of your plan for a better future.



Written by Ashford University staff

* Source: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots, 2016

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