How to Start a Business in Texas

Have you always dreamed of owning a business? Being your own boss can be a compelling dream, but starting a successful business takes careful planning. According to the Houston Chronicle, more than 80,000 new businesses were filed in the first half of 2014 for the state of Texas. Giants such as Dell, ExxonMobil and Phillips… Read more »

4 Most Popular Criminal Justice Jobs in Texas

If you’re looking for a promising career, criminal justice offers plenty of possibilities for your future. You can choose from several subfields — such as security, law enforcement and corrections — and build your career through experience and education. In criminal justice, as in so many other things, Texas leads the way. The most popular… Read more »

Choosing the Right Online Business Degree Program

  The right degree to compliment your skill set can open up career paths and grow your salary. For busy working professionals, however, fitting a degree in your life can present a challenge. At Concordia University Texas, we have created online business degree programs dedicated specifically for professionals looking to advance their career on a… Read more »

How Texan Are You?

The state of Texas has a long history and a culture all its own. From its years as an independent nation to its distinctive chili recipe, there’s a lot to know about the Lone Star State. So how does your Texas knowledge measure up? Take our “How Texan Are You?” quiz to find out! With… Read more »

Women in the Criminal Justice System

Seeing female police officers, lawyers, corrections officers and judges is a common occurrence these days. However, women working in the criminal justice system is a relatively new trend. It wasn’t long ago that this was quite rare. In fact, in 1872 the Supreme Court ruled against allowing a woman, Myra Bradwell, to practice law. It… Read more »

Benefits of Learning at Concordia University Texas Online

Choosing what online degree program to begin is a difficult yet important choice. Although programs may seem the same, some online degrees offer crucial benefits to students that others don’t. Concordia University Texas online strives to create an online learning community that meets the unique needs of non-traditional students. Whether a student is looking to… Read more »

How Earning a Business Degree Can Help Create Successful Entrepreneurs

Being self-employed is part of the American dream. Starting your own business and seeing it succeed is exciting. And with all the tales of success out there, it may seem as easy as simply developing a product and waiting for people to buy it. But becoming an entrepreneur isn’t so simple. It takes long hours,… Read more »

5 Ways Your Business Degree Can Pay Off

There are many things to consider when deciding on getting your business degree online: Will I have time for my course work? How can I go to school and work? Will I have to give up time with my family? Can I afford it? Will getting my business degree advance my career? At times, these… Read more »

Business Scholarships in Texas: Lowering Debt and Advancing Your Career

Although online education is an affordable option, it still can be a significant investment for students — especially to those juggling family expenses and other costs. Finding scholarships to help ease the costs can make earning your education much easier. Luckily, there are plenty of financial assistance opportunities for an online business degree, as well… Read more »

8 Online Business Courses at Concordia University Texas

Because of the interdisciplinary nature of a business degree, most students can expect to take courses in finance, human resources and leadership as part of their business curriculum. However, high-quality online degree programs in business will also offer courses that go beyond your run-of-the-mill accounting class. At Concordia University Texas, we know that our students need a unique, specialized education… Read more »