• 5 Things to Do This Fall

    Fall is a beautiful time of year – the leaves are changing to gorgeous shades of red, orange and yellow, the air is crisp and the aroma of pumpkin spice is around us. Even if things are different this year, there are still plenty of activities you can do to get into the fall spirit! Read on for 5 ideas of how to celebrate the change in seasons this year, socially distanced of course!

  • Where to Get EMT Training

    Prospective EMTs, no matter what their existing level of medical training looks like, need to find and enroll in a certified program in order to work as an emergency medical technician (EMT). It all starts with examining why you want to become an EMT, as well as figuring out where to get the EMT training you’ll need. Read on to learn how to get started training to become an EMT.

  • EMT Basic Training Requirements

    An EMT, or Emergency Medical Technician, is someone who attends to medical emergencies, just as the name implies. Before becoming an EMT, interested parties need to go through very specialized training and meet a number of basic training requirements. Read on to learn more about EMT basic training requirements.

  • EMT Training for Firefighters

    If you’re a current firefighter, or training to become one, then it’s important to enroll in and complete a certified EMT training program. This makes for a more versatile workforce, and, in many cases, firefighters are the ones who appear first on the scene and need to perform emergency medical services on injured fire survivors or accident victims. Read on to learn about EMT training for firefighters.

  • 5 Ways Our Certificate Programs Can Help Boost Your Career

    Sometimes, all you need is a tiny step in the right direction! Consider taking that step by diving into a certificate program at Dean College. Although, in some cases, these certificates are seen as the academic beginnings of a more advanced degree program, they are also a way to boost your career. Read on to learn more.

  • Working While in College - The Reality for Many Non-Traditional Students

    There are two main types of college students, traditional and adults. Traditional students are those who attend college right out of high school, taking classes full-time, may live on campus, and go to classes in-person. The others are adults, who might have kids, a full-time career, or just need to balance many different aspects of life. While both of these types of students are in school and are eager to learn, the adult students who work are becoming the majority at many schools. Read on to learn more.

  • Continuing Your Education While Working Full Time

    Working adults who attend college classes, often referred to as non-traditional students, usually need to juggle and coordinate a full-time job with going to school. While this sounds like a difficult undertaking, it really doesn’t have to be, as long as you have the right support network in place and the flexibility needed to coordinate your new schedule. Read on to learn more about finding a program that fits your lifestyle.

  • How to Find the Best Online College for Working Adults

    It’s no secret that working adults have certain, extremely specific needs when it comes to attending college. Since balancing school and work, on top of family obligations and other things is tricky, it’s crucial that working adults find the right online college to begin with. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do in order to determine whether or not a college is flexible enough to meet your needs. Read on to learn more.

  • What Can You Do with an Accounting Certificate?

    While a general accounting degree can take between four and six years to achieve – and that’s just for a bachelor’s degree – a certificate in the subject can be earned in less than a year. This makes it a great option for an adult or other nontraditional student who wants to change careers, enhance their skills, or set off down a new path. The main question is, what can you do with an accounting certificate? What types of classes do you need to take to earn one and how can they translate into a new career? Read on to learn more.

  • Dean College Students Participate in Internships This Summer

    Did you know that 100% of our bachelor’s degree students participate in an internship before graduation? This summer many of our students received real-world working experience through internships, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. They worked at companies like Asphalt Engineering, Voya Financial, Mass Mutual and the Newport Gulls to name a few. We asked Ciara Boyd ’22, who interned at the Milford Arts Council, to tell us more about her experience this summer. Read on to learn more.