Monthly Archives: May 2010

Certificates and Citations

Graduate certificates and graduate citations both recognize your effort in graduate level courses but mark a smaller collection of effort than what is required for a master’s degree. A graduate certificate is often work done in the 20 to 30 … Continue reading

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For Profit Universities

There are a number of companies that operate as for-profit universities.  On one hand, these companies are filling a need and often have more advanced online capabilities than traditional universities, but they are not without their problems.  Here are some … Continue reading

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Cost & Value of a Masters Degree

Many people think they getting a masters degree is expensive. While I wouldn’t say that they are cheap, some degrees offer significant value. The amount you pay for a degree does not necessarily correspond to the academic value of that … Continue reading

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Online Masters Degree

A number of high quality schools are offering online masters degrees. Some allow you to take the entire curriculum online. Others have a hybrid approach requiring you to make certain trips for on-campus portions of the education. Many judicial institutions … Continue reading

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MBA Masters Degree

Many people see an MBA master’s degree as the holy Grail of education.  While there are definitely some advantages in having a masters degree in business administration, it may not be the best fit for every person, every area of … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Degree

According to some statistics and masters degree is worth over $1 million more in total lifetime earnings than a simple high school diploma. Obviously this is a lump-sum payment. But over the years on average the opportunities and higher pay … Continue reading

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