2018 New Year’s Resolution: Getting Your Online Degree

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The start of a new year is approaching. That means it’s time to reflect on what you accomplished in 2017 and what goals you’d like to set for yourself in 2018. It’s time to think about your New Year’s resolution! The top 5 most popular New Year’s resolutions in 2017, according to NBC News, were to get healthy, to get organized, to live life to the fullest, to learn new hobbies, and to save more money.

While all of those are great goals to try to achieve in your new year, what about doing something that could truly impact your life and your career in a long term, positive way? What about making your 2018 goal going back to school and earning your online degree?

Whether you’re currently in healthcare, education, business, or in the technology field, advancing your knowledge in your field is an invaluable asset to yourself and your career. A degree is knowledge and experience that no one can take away from you. It shows that you’re willing and wanting to standout in today’s job market and be knowledgeable in your field. It’s a New Year’s resolution that could change your life!

An advanced degree can help you earn more money and climb the ranks of your industry.

Earning your degree means going back to school. For many people, this might seem like an impossible task to fit into their schedule. There’s no way to take off work or to leave responsibilities in the middle of the day. But with an online degree, you don’t have to disrupt your daily routine. Earning your degree online means that learning is on your time.

An online degree is flexible enough to work around your busy schedule.

Southern Miss is here to help you start your 2018 off with a bang! All of our accredited, online degrees are taught by the same faculty that teach on campus. Our faculty are here to help you succeed in the classroom and succeed in your career after you graduate. From nursing to business, Southern Miss has an online degree for you!

Set your 2018 goals high and earn the degree that you’ve always wanted! To receive email information about any of our online degrees, just fill out the form below!

Make 2018 your best year yet.

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