How an Online Minor Program Can Make You More Marketable

Posted: February 13, 2018 10:30:00 AM CST

online minor programsRising to the top of an applicant pool is challenging, especially as employers increasingly seek professionals with multiple skillsets. Applicants need to get ahead of the competition to be hired and retained—and the University of Nebraska at Kearney offers online minor programs that can help.

Adding a minor program to an undergraduate degree can speak volumes to employers, according to an article from WorldWideLearn*. Not only does a minor program enhance your skills—it shows you have many of the characteristics in high demand for potential hires, including: 

Versatile expertise. You can bring more to a position or company through your adaptability and knowledge of more than just one specialized field.

Time management. You can effectively balance your tasks and successfully complete additional requirements, which easily translates to the workplace.

Strategic planning. You have thought ahead about how your minor connects with, complements, and opens doors to diverse career paths.

Personal passion. You know what you are passionate about and have found a way to integrate it into your educational and professional endeavors.

Strong work ethic. You are up to the challenge of taking on additional work and doing what it takes to get the job done well.

Online minor programs in particular help you fit additional course requirements into your schedule. UNK offers online minor programs to both on-campus and online students in undergraduate programs. Online minors include: Accounting, Criminal Justice, History, Industrial Safety, Marketing/Management, Social Work, Sociology, Strategic Communications Support Track, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Get started today by exploring the online minor programs, or contact UNK eCampus at 1.800.865.6388 or ecampus@unk.edu.


*Source: White, N. (2015, April 2). 5 Benefits of Taking a Minor While in College. WorldWideLearn. Retrieved from https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/5-benefits-of-taking-a-minor-while-in-college.html.

By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

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