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"For much of their modern existance, distance-education courses have suffered from an image problem...But then the negative headwinds facing online education began to shift, and quickly. The big reason? Name-brand and elite universities suddenly became interested in digital learning."
“In order to continue attracting this important future workforce to the greater Washington area, and importantly, to retain those Millennials already here, business and community leaders should develop strategies to address the region’s shortcomings, such as how to shorten commutes, connect employees with affordable child care and bring home buying back within reach,” said Erran Carmel, Dean, Kogod School of Business.
The era of Big Data and analytics is here. To this end, many colleges and universities are getting with the times.
"One of the things [that] we felt was extremely important and is really foundational in graduate business education is [that] you don't operate business in a vacuum," she says. "It's not just you; you have colleagues, clients, and suppliers. So you have to be able to work with other people. It's an important part of graduate business education."
Two months after the launch of new online programs this Fall: the 'MBA@American' and a Master of Science in Analytics 'Analytics@American', the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington D.C. announced it will offer an one-year track of its online MBA starting in January 2016.
In 2015, 60 percent of programs saw an increase in applications from women – a higher increase than for most other specialized master's degrees, according to a September report from the Graduate Management Admission Council. As many as 73 percent of programs had an increase of women applicants in 2014.