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Lieutenant Fred W. Meyer of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Detention Services Division, uses his degrees daily in criminal justice while pursuing his doctorate.
Las Vegas health care executive, Maggie Ozan Rafferty began her career as a registered nurse, and then moved into executive roles in health care. She obtained her advanced education as her responsibilities grew to meet the demands of her position.
Engineering positions have increased with a demand in construction, infrastructure, water treatment, health care and computers. People with degrees and experience in these fields can find career success and personal satisfaction.
Angela Thompson has just begun her goal of obtaining her undergraduate and advanced degrees in a field she has worked in for 20 years. With her education, she plans on mentoring others while continuing to advance.
Rehan Choudhry, founder of the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas, appreciates his M.B.A. whether he was climbing the corporation ladder or exploring his passion in his own business.
Beth Rubins, believes that education in social work or a background in psychology is necessary for those looking to enter the nonprofit or human services field.
Construction of industrial complexes in Southern Nevada, especially Las Vegas, is increasing with the decrease of vacancies in the first quarter, leading to jobs and careers.
Las Vegas entrepreneur, Larry Goldstein, changed careers after working in corporate America in telecommunications; he pursued his M.B.A. and now continues to operate successful businesses.
Tamela Ketchmore is a retired captain in the United States Army who received her education as a social worker while in the service and used her skills and education in the Medical Service Corp.
Las Vegas educator, Robert Coggan was selected by Vegas PBS as one of the leaders in education technology by incorporating digital media and understanding the importance of technology.