Online master’s degree becomes more widely accepted – but still faces hurdles


Article from The College Fix:

Earning a master’s degree from a for-profit online university may be a viable option, but many say it’s not necessarily worth the bang for your buck.

With the proliferation of people with online master’s degrees, employers and job recruiters have found that some online degrees are preferred among others.

“Traditional universities that offer online degrees are usually better than for-profit online universities,” said the vice president of a top recruiting firm in the Washington, D.C. area. “Going the traditional route is always best.”

The trick is that many traditional universities offer online degrees, but do not create a distinction on the diploma between an online degree and a traditional degree.

When asked if an online MBA from American University says “online,” Assistant Dean of Digital Initiatives and New Program………..

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