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What is Business Analytics?
In our data-driven world, businesses are constantly collecting large amounts of data. But how can they turn this data into actionable insights that drive growth and success? This is where business analytics comes in.
How to Become a Criminal Intelligence Analyst
Intelligence analysis is a critical field that has become more important than ever in the modern world, as criminal activities span from petty theft to cyber attacks to embezzlement and beyond. These professionals work in various law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Learn more about this career path and how to obtain a position as an intelligence analyst.
Psychology vs. Psychiatry
Psychology and psychiatry are related but distinct fields. While both focus on understanding and supporting mental health, each area has distinct specializations, training requirements, and real-world applications.
What is a Cannabis Extraction Technician?
Jobs such as cannabis chemist and cannabis extraction technician are necessary for purity and quality analysis, federal and state regulatory compliance testing, and many aspects of the business and product development process of plant chemical products.
What Can You Do With a Biochemistry Degree?
Undergraduate biochemistry degree programs provide the academic foundation for jobs in exciting fields like biomedicine, biotechnology, pharmaceutics, food science, agriculture, healthcare, and forensics. Students seeking careers in medical practice, clinical research, or education can also pursue biochemistry majors as preparation for further professional or graduate programs required in their field.
Types of Plant Science Careers
Discover the differences between various plant science career pathways and how to find a rewarding career that involves working with plants.
YCP@Work: Nursing Alumni
Get real-world insight into a career in nursing with York College Nursing alumni Joanna Marmo ‘19, Tara O’Malley ‘19, and Allison Witten ‘20.
What Are Nursing Clinicals?
As you research colleges for nursing and nursing programs, one of the terms you’re bound to come across is "clinicals" — and a good clinical experience can have a huge impact on the value of your nursing education. So what ARE clinicals, anyway?
What's an RA, Anyway?
Every winter, the Office of Residence Life, hosts a hiring process to select RAs for the upcoming academic year.
YCP@Work: Courtney Miller, Respiratory Therapist
Courtney (Palla) Miller graduated from York College and WellSpan York Hospital’s joint respiratory care program in December 2016. She is currently a registered respiratory therapist at York Hospital’s pulmonary physiology lab.