"Are we at the leading edge of a trend that will see demand for master's programs from regional institutions eroded by the emergence of nondegree/non-credit-bearing online programs from elite institutions?"—Source: Inside Higher Ed
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Will the rise of alternative credentials from elite institutions hurt master’s degree programs from regional institutions? Or are these non-degree programs a complement to degrees rather than a substitute? Joshua Kim digs into the possibilities.