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Graduate Studies

February 29, 2024

Guardians of the Digital Frontier

In an era dominated by technology, the demand for cybersecurity professionals has increased significantly. Read here to learn about the M.S. in Cybersecurity program at Geneva!

Graduate Studies

February 23, 2024

The Ripple Effect: Impacting Lives Through Your Master of Arts in Counseling

Are you interested in continuing your education? Read here to learn how you can make a positive impact with a Master's in Counseling!

Program Spotlight

February 15, 2024

Advice for Aspiring Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Six alumni from Geneva College's business department, representing a variety of industries, provide advice to aspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Program Spotlight

February 15, 2024

The Gift of Lament

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Susan Layton, reflects on the gift of lament and its relation to her study in Communication Disorders.

Graduate Studies

February 13, 2024

Master of Business Administration Program Spotlight

Are you interested in pursuing an MBA? Read here to learn about Geneva's MBA program!

Higher Education

February 7, 2024

Master of Arts in Higher Education Program Spotlight

Are you interested in earning a Master of Arts in Higher Education? Read here to learn about the program that Geneva offers!

Program Spotlight

January 30, 2024

Why Design Needs Communication and Vice Versa: Advancing Communication and Design Studies at Geneva College

Associate Professor Dr. Joel Ward writes about his philosophy of why the field of design needs communication, and how each are advanced at Geneva College.

Program Spotlight

November 15, 2023

What Can Teachers Learn From AI About Setting Expectations?

A recent phenomenon within sociotechnology is the overwhelming confidence placed in artificial intelligence (AI). Teachers who are willing to reshape questions, learn contextual positioning, and study prompt engineering to use AI for work and at home, may be more likely to understand the importance of pedagogy in the classroom.

Program Spotlight

October 25, 2023

Why Media Studies Need Rhetoric and Phenomenology

Communication Media & Rhetoric equips students to navigate this tumultuous landscape by seeking both the good of their neighbors and the glory of Christ.


September 6, 2023

Unveiling the Power of a Psychology Degree in the Modern World

Undergraduate students that pursue a degree in psychology will be exceptionally prepared for a career in the modern workforce. A psychology degree can give students a strong foundation for nearly any career path. Read more here!

Program Spotlight

August 22, 2023

Active Learning Is More Than A Fad

Geneva College professor and department chair describes the success evidence-based practice of POGIL, Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning, in the classroom.


August 4, 2023

Unlocking Success: How a Communication Degree Prepares You for a Variety of Professional Careers

A communication degree can prepare you for a career in any field. Communication majors graduate with knowledge and skills that make them valuable assets for any company. Read more here!

Program Spotlight

July 25, 2023

The Value of Christian Principles in Cybersecurity Education

Paul Poteete, PhD, professor at Geneva College and prominent scholar of Cybersecurity, writes on the value of Christian principles in cybersecurity education.

Program Spotlight

July 10, 2023

Unlocking Success: The Profound Benefits of Receiving a Business Degree

With a diverse professional landscape, it can be difficult to determine what degree will work best for you. Here are some reasons why you should pursue a business degree!

Program Spotlight

February 22, 2023

Unique Ways To Use Your Bible Degree

What can you do with a Bible degree? While a pastor or missionary are great paths, that is not a Bible major's only option. Read about the variety of career paths you can take with this degree.

Program Spotlight

October 31, 2022

The 411 on Majoring in Communication

Communication is a major that is misunderstood by many. So, what is a communication major and why is it important?

Program Spotlight

April 20, 2022

11 Fun Facts Proving the Sky is Not the Limit with an Engineering Degree

What is cool about being an engineer? Well, let’s see. Among other things, you get to have fun designing a world where others can have fun too! How cool is that? There are so many other reasons though why engineering is the best major in the world. Engineering creates and improves all industries. Some of the coolest inventions were once dreams engineers followed and turned into reality using creativity, practicality, and innovation.

Program Spotlight

March 7, 2022

Considering Biblical Studies? 7 Benefits of a Biblical Studies Degree

Earning a degree in biblical studies can be the launching point for a number of faith- and service-oriented vocations, as well as a foundational degree for those planning to enroll in seminary or in a graduate school of religion.

Program Spotlight

February 23, 2022

What Grade Level Should You Teach? Five Key Questions to Consider When Making This Important Decision

After choosing a career in education, the next important career decision you will need to make is what grade level you would like to teach. This decision is much more impactful than it might seem and first glance, and there are several important considerations you need to take into account before you make your choice. To help you choose the grade level that is best suited for your personality and skillset, let's take a look at five key questions to ask yourself when deciding which grade level you should teach.

Program Spotlight

February 18, 2022

7 "Fly" Jobs That Can Be Yours When You Earn Your Degree in Aviation

A degree in aviation is something that can really take you places, literally and figuratively. While some aviation careers such as working as an airline pilot are quite well-known, there are plenty of other jobs that an aviation degree makes possible that are less well-known but equally rewarding. To help you decide if earning a degree in aviation is the right choice for your career path, let's take a look at seven "fly" jobs that you can pursue with an aviation degree.

Program Spotlight

February 16, 2022

Six Ideal Minors to Complement a Major in Communication

Are you interested in a major that would enable you to pursue a degree in any one of a number of industries? Are you looking for a major that is in-demand and well worth the investment of your time and money? If so, a communications major could be just right for you. The ability to communicate well with others is an invaluable one, and communications majors are in high demand as companies put a premium on hiring people who can work well with superiors, colleagues, subordinates, partners, existing clients, and potential clients.

Program Spotlight

January 27, 2022

Five Strengths of Geneva’s New B.S. in Management

Geneva College's Management program is professional management education that combines coursework and skill attainment in business management and human resource management. Here are five strengths of the program, including its faith and learning integration focus.

Program Spotlight

January 24, 2022

5 Popular Career Paths for Biology Grads

A biological science degree will take you on a journey to study the living world that’s all around and within us. Biology is one of the broadest majors you can choose because it encompasses many scientific disciplines, from the study of the very smallest molecules that make up life to the study of plants and animals.

Program Spotlight

December 29, 2021

5 Strategies You Can Use to Select the Right Engineering Major

As an engineer, you must adopt a career-long commitment to learning. There will always be new products and developments, new problem-solving methods or techniques, and new technologies that benefit career advancement.

Program Spotlight

December 22, 2021

6 Steps to Take When Choosing an Allied Health Major

Is allied health a good major? An allied health degree program offers a way to learn the skills you’ll need for a healthcare career. During this type of program, you might take courses such as virology, neuroscience, genomics, and biomedical ethics. You can also expect to work with state-of-the-art equipment in labs as part of your studies.

Program Spotlight

November 30, 2021

Majoring in Marketing? 6 Minors to Shape Your Career Path

If you’ve chosen to major in marketing in college (or you’re considering doing so), you’ve already made a great choice. The marketing industry is growing rapidly, fueled by continued above-average growth in digital marketing careers.

Program Spotlight

November 17, 2021

5 Reasons You Should Consider Earning a Degree in Actuarial Mathematics

Are you good at math? Do you enjoy solving complex problems? Does using statistics to predict future trends sound like an appealing job description? If so, earning a degree in actuarial mathematics in order to become an actuary could be right up your alley.

Program Spotlight

November 9, 2021

5 Ways a Community Development Degree Can Help You Enhance Your Community

When you’ve decided to make a difference in your community, a community development degree could be the ideal educational path for you. This type of degree teaches you the skills you’ll be using to help improve your community. You’ll also learn how to go about making these changes or improvements effectively. No matter what changes you have in mind for making your community a better place, a community development degree can help you succeed. With this degree program, you’ll learn what it takes to enhance your community in these ways:


October 26, 2021

11 Reasons Why Engineering Might be the Right Field for You

Do you want a career that's exciting and gives you opportunities to change the world? Check out these 11 reasons you'll love engineering at Geneva!  

Program Spotlight

June 24, 2021

Creating an Independent Major at Geneva College

It is possible that one’s personal vocation is directed beyond the established curriculum of the college. Developing an independent major may seem to be a daunting task, but it is likely to be worth it. Independent majors are developed by the student working with his or her advisor. Here's a quick rundown applicable to Geneva College.

Program Spotlight

May 28, 2021

5 Fascinating Facts About Community Development You May Not Have Known

Pursuing a degree in community development allows you to work on improving your local community. The changes you make can boost your own quality of life, as well as the lives of your loved ones and neighbors. When you study community development, you can expect to gain considerable knowledge and skills that can help you contribute to your community. While you might have some idea of what a community development degree program offers, here are five facts you might not be aware of.


April 9, 2021

Great Reasons to Be a Writing Major

Writing is one of the best choices as a college major because of the flexibility it gives you in so many different jobs and in your overall vocation. With a writing major, you can be a journalist, teacher, work in any number of public relations offices, write as a freelancer, become a blogger and have a skill that's useful in many other ways.

Biblical Wisdom

December 16, 2020

Impactful Career Opportunities if you have a Degree in Biblical Studies

Do you have a strong faith and love the word of God? Do you have a burning desire to dig deeper into the Scriptures? Do you yearn to share the gospel with others, locally or abroad, but feel underequipped? Do you think about becoming a pastor or working in Christian education? Do you long to help others with their religious questions and/or spiritual development?

Program Spotlight

November 20, 2020

Engineers Make the World Go Round

Engineers are special. They have learned how to harness the power of divergent and convergent thinking, giving them the ability to explore creativity and find solutions to problems all at the same time. This is just one of the many skills engineers implement as they master a career they truly enjoy.

Program Spotlight

August 28, 2020

Compelling Reasons to Pursue Your Bachelor of Science in Management

Are you on the hunt for a degree program that prepares you to succeed as a business leader? You could be the perfect candidate for a Bachelor of Science in Management.

Program Spotlight

August 24, 2020

Nursing vs Allied Health: Which Field Is Right for You?

The health care field is bursting with opportunity. If you're eager to make your mark, you'll first need to determine how you'll enter this diverse industry.

Program Spotlight

June 12, 2020

 How to Find Security in Cybersecurity

There is a great need for cybersecurity professionals; in fact, the U.S. government currently needs to employ more professionals in this field than are currently available in the marketplace. You may be one of the people willing to create changes in your life by getting an education in theory and techniques of cybersecurity.

Program Spotlight

February 20, 2020

Making a Career Out of the Study of Life

Biology—the study of life—explores a wide range of topics. From the smallest microorganisms to the enormous blue whale, from plant life to insects to animals to humans, biology investigates every aspect of life on this planet. If you love science and the study of living things intrigues you, then a biology degree may be the ideal choice for you.

Everyday Living

January 27, 2020

The Magic Formula for Dealing with SUD

Supporting individuals with SUD in fulfilling their own visions of a successful life is my passion. I am presently doing my Geneva College practicum/internship at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility. I see how drugs and alcohol have caused serious health problems, financial struggles, imprisonment, damaged relationships, and even death.

Program Spotlight

August 27, 2019

Program spotlight: How a career in Actuarial Mathematics can help you build your future

Are you think of becoming an actuary or just love math and statistics? Obtaining your degree in Actuarial Mathematics may be the program for you!

Everyday Living

July 16, 2019

Integrating Your Christian Faith Into Your Business Life

As Christians, we are called to be image bearers of Christ in every area of life. As Christian business owners and entrepreneurs, you should hold yourself to a higher standard of ethical and moral behavior.

Program Spotlight

February 25, 2019

Program Spotlight: Discovering the Many Niches and Opportunities in Engineering

Whether healthcare, technology or design an engineering degree can aid in the next steps of a rewarding career.

Program Spotlight

January 29, 2019

Program Spotlight: How Geneva College Equips Aspiring Educators for Success in a Demanding and Rewarding Field

Why education? While it is a demanding career field, it also comes with a deeply rewarding satisfaction. Geneva's highly respected Department of Education would be happy to equip you with the skills for your career path.

Program Spotlight

November 15, 2018

Busting Some Special Education Myths

We believe teaching special needs children is as much a calling as it is an occupation.

Continuing Education

September 25, 2018

Social Engineering: Targeting Human Weakness in a Digital World

Social engineering is the use of deception to mine confidential information from individuals; attackers exploit human weaknesses to acquire sensitive data. Humans are often the weakest link in plans to secure information, which is why well-qualified cybersecurity professionals are so important.

Program Spotlight

July 19, 2018

Geneva's Nursing Program: Preparing for a Rewarding Career as a Registered Nurse

If you are interested in living out your passion as a registered nurse Geneva's unique 1-2-1 may be the perfect program for you.

Program Spotlight

June 20, 2018

Five Strengths about Geneva’s B.S. in Marketing

Geneva College has launched a stand-alone marketing program—a blend of studies in business, marketing and public relations. Here are five strengths of Geneva’s marketing program and what it has to offer students.

Program Spotlight

May 31, 2018

Program Spotlight: How an M.S. in Cybersecurity Can Improve Your Career Prospects

In today's society, we have repeatedly heard about breaches in security from Target to Facebook. The issues show there is a dire need for those who can promptly respond to these threats and a M.S. in Cybersecurity is the perfect degree to stop these attackers.

Program Spotlight

April 30, 2018

Spotlight on Engineering: Potential Program Concentrations for Students

Congratulations, you have decided that you want to pursue a degree in engineering! Did you know Geneva offered several concentrations to aid in your career goals?

Higher Education

March 7, 2018

Do Nurses Need a BSN?

The U.S. government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) lists registered nurse (RN) as a top growth occupation. There is a trend, however, that might make you take a second look at your plans to stop your nursing education at the RN level.

Program Spotlight

February 21, 2018

Why Choosing a Counseling Program with CACREP Accreditation is So Important

The best way to set yourself up for a fulfilling, professional career in counseling is to enroll in a CACREP-accredited program.

Program Spotlight

January 30, 2018

Social Work and Children: Employing a Faith-Based Approach

"Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him." Psalms 127:3


November 15, 2017

Unlimited Career Opportunities with a Computer Information Systems Degree from Geneva

If you have a passion for computers, programming or software design, Geneva's new computer information systems degree will get prepare you for the exciting career that awaits you!

Biblical Wisdom

October 23, 2017

5 Ways to Impact Future Generations with Your Christian Faith and Higher Education Degree

As Christians, we are called to serve and be fishers of men. Education is a field that directly impacts future generations and created an opportunity to instill the gospel into the future leaders of the world.

Program Spotlight

July 19, 2017

Pursuing a Christian Vision of a Flourishing Earth

At Geneva College, the commitment to take care of the earth is seen in our partnership with the Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies. Students earn credit while studying aquatics, wildlife, sustainability, marine biology and environmental health.


December 26, 2016

How Geneva Prepares English Majors for Success

Few academic endeavors match the satisfaction of analyzing a complicated work of literature or writing a perfectly phrased essay. In addition to delivering a personal feeling of accomplishment, these skills also translate to success in the workforce, as indicated by a recent survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, which examined the starting salaries of several different college majors.


June 21, 2016

Program Spotlight: Sport Management

From Little League to college athletics, sports have had a huge impact in your life. Your athletic pursuits have taught you the value of perseverance and teamwork -- and kept you in peak physical shape. Now, you're eager to help others achieve athletic glory, all while pursuing an exciting career in sports management.


May 24, 2016

Program Spotlight: Business/Aviation

If you're looking to combine your interest in aviation with a well-rounded business education, your best bet is Geneva College's Business Aviation program, which provides the business education needed to broaden an otherwise narrow career path. The dual-degree program is run in partnership with the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC), which is home to the nation's top aviation program. Enrolled students emerge with a thorough understanding of aviation technology, as well as a more comprehensive business background that can be used to transition into a variety of rewarding career fields. All this is done with the distinctively Christ-centered perspective that is the bedrock of a of a Geneva education.


February 16, 2016

Program Spotlight: Biomedical Engineering

Were you born with a fascination for scientific research coupled with natural technical aptitude? Do you intend to make a powerful difference in the lives of many people by using your God-given gifts to create groundbreaking and life-saving technologies? If you’re nodding your head an enthusiastic “Yes!” – biomedical engineering might be a perfect fit for you.

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