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Webinar: Putting Your Health Sciences Degree to Work with Career Strategist Erika Fitzgibbon

Putting Your Health Sciences Degree to Work with Career Strategist Erika Fitzgibbon 5 p.m. CST, Wednesday, June 23 Session led by: Erika Fitzgibbon, Career Strategist Whether you’re pursuing a Bachelor’s in Human Biology, a Master’s in Sports Science, Athletic Training, or Nutrition, or a Doctorate of Health Professions Education, Logan Career Services is here to help you succeed before, during and well-after you earn your degree. Offering a level of sophistication and support few universities can match, Logan Career Services provides a robust range of career training and transition services for students, new grads and practicing alumni. Led by the …

Elevate Your Health Career with a Master’s in Nutrition & Human Performance

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Do you have a passion for natural health care, a fascination with food or a desire to heal? Logan University’s award-winning Master of Science in Nutrition & Human Performance (MS-NHP) program is a convenient, affordable way to enhance your current medical, chiropractic, fitness or teaching practice, and can even lead to a rewarding new profession. Why should I earn my Master of Science in Nutrition & Human Performance? We believe optimal nutrition is foundational to a high-quality life. Logan’s nutrition master’s program delivers expertise in the evolving field of nutrition to elevate a variety of health careers in public health, …

Exploring Health Informatics Careers

By Regina Glenn, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, CCS, Faculty in Logan University’s Master of Science in Health Informatics Are you analytical, data-driven and interested in medicine but not interested in providing direct patient care? A career in health informatics–the combination of technology, business and medicine used to ensure access to accurate data to provide quality health care services–may be right for you. By using technology and data to identify ways to provide safe, quality health care and improve process effectiveness, health informatics affects personal and public health outcomes, patient participation and regulations. For example, health informatics helps enable patients to actively …

Sports Science & Rehab Grad Beth Bearden Keeps Soldiers in Top Shape

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As a fitness program specialist for the U.S. Army at Fort Carson Military Base in Fort Carson, Colorado, Beth Bearden, MS (’20), CSCS, TSAC-F, CES has taken her career to a new stage – literally. Beth received her Bachelor of Arts in Acting and Directing from the University of Houston and went on to become a musical theatre actor for 15 years. At that time, her acting career started to overlap with her fitness career as she began to make a more concerted effort to learn about fitness and also began to educate and train her fellow actors. “I went …

Choosing a Program that’s Right for You: DHPE vs EdD vs PhD

Melissa Engelson, Doctor of Health Professions Education; Stephen Nickell, EdD; Jason Goodman, PhD

Making the decision to pursue a terminal degree is a tremendous commitment, and choosing a specific program to enroll in provides another set of challenges with much to consider. Below, three Logan faculty members share their experiences in their respective terminal degree programs and how each has impacted their current careers in academia. Melissa Engelson, DHPE (’20), DC, MS, CCSP, DACBSP graduated from Logan’s Doctor of Health Professions Education program, Stephen Nickell, EdD, LAT, ATC earned his Doctor of Education at the University of Missouri and Jason Goodman, PhD, DC (’98) pursued his Doctor of Philosophy at St. Louis University. …

Dr. Jessica Randolph: Making a Case for Logan’s Master’s in Sports Science & Rehabilitation

Logan’s Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation degree program was barely off the ground when Jessica Randolph, EdD, MS decided to enroll. Having just earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and unsure of whether to pursue a master’s degree in nutrition or sports performance, Dr. Randolph came across the new degree offered at Logan. “I was intrigued and willing to take a risk coming into a newly developed program,” she said. “The program seemed to fill the educational gaps that I needed and would offer me the most versatility in my career.” …