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Why Online Master’s Degrees are Better for Changing Careers

Thinking About Changing Careers If you are thinking about changing careers to one that requires additional formal education, this article is for you. Whether unhappiness in your current career or a stroke of luck  where a new opportunity arises drives your interest, thinking about changing careers is a healthy endeavor, and well worth your effort. But let’s be honest – approach […]

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(Source: Clinefelter, D. L. & Aslanian, C. B., (2016). Online college students 2016:
Comprehensive data on demands and preferences. Louisville, KY: The Learning House, Inc. p. 11)

Why are Online Students Passive Shoppers?

Passive Shoppers – What The Data Tell Us Recent research with online students indicates that they are PASSIVE shoppers: Trend data indicates that only 21% of online graduate students chose a program at a university that is more than 100 miles from where they live in 2016. This compares to 35% in 2012. The study suggests that this is […]

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Questioning the Returns of Online Education

The Returns of Online Education A recent white paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research has called into question the returns of online education to students.  According to prominent source, the paper “found little evidence that studying online led to students landing jobs in booming industries. Online education did boost students’ wages, but that growth […]

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In 2016, career advancement was a top motivator among online students

Online Degrees And Career Advancement

(Source:  Clinefelter, D. L. & Aslanian, C. B., 2016. Online college students 2016: Comprehensive data on demands and preferences. Louisville, KY: The Learning House, Inc., p 21) Online Degrees and Career Advancement Recent research with students enrolled in online degree programs indicates that career advancement is their top motivator for furthering their education: Twenty percent are […]

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A Web-Based Tool for Career Advancement

A Web-Based Tool for Career Advancement

Why Career Advancement? Why is career advancement so important? Because many of us believe that we know everything that we need to know for our current job. We are competent and it’s just not exciting or fulfilling anymore to do this work. We want something new, something challenging, and something more rewarding. If you are in this situation, you understand […]

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Some master's degrees are worth more than others

Best Masters Degrees for Improving Your Salary

Best Masters Degrees for Improving Your Salary I recently ran across an excellent source of information on the difference in wages paid by graduate degree discipline. A recent study from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University finds that, overall, graduate degree holders earn 28% more than bachelor’s degree holders. Of course, they found […]

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Fastest Growing MBA Programs

Fastest growing MBA Programs

In life, there are winners and losers. When it comes to popular master’s degrees, the same is true. For twenty years, the MBA has been the degree of choice for ladder-climbing and glass-ceiling breaking professionals. More MBA’s are granted every year than any other master’s degree, by a large margin.  Have all MBA programs experienced strong […]

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Most Affordable Online MBAs

10 Most Affordable Online MBAs

Most Affordable Online MBAs – No GMAT Required There are ten most affordable, no GMAT required, online MBAs out of 462 total online MBA programs in the OnlineDegreeDatabase.com database.  Most affordable?  All are under $16,300 total tuition. No GMAT required? These programs do not require prospective students to submit a GMAT score as part of the […]

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