The US population is more educated today than ever before. In fact, almost 13.1% of Americans hold a Master’s or Doctorate degree. But the rise in demand for graduate education has only driven the cost up, with the average cost of a Master’s degree today ranging from $30,000 to $120,000.
It may come as no surprise then that the number of alternative education programs available to adults in America has grown significantly in the last decade as professionals seek more affordable and practical ways to make themselves marketable to employers. But can this new crop of emerging higher education programs really compete with established institutions that are still commanding a record number of applicants every year………………….