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Elaine Rowles

2021 Completions: Associate Program Trends

Despite concerns about declining enrollment at community colleges, find out how completions have held steady and where growth is happening. From the most popular disciplines to the rise of online programs, dive deep into the data to discover the latest trends and what’s driving success in the associate degree world.

Academic Program Evaluation
Robert Atkins

What Are the Three Qualities of a Winning Academic Program?

Discover the unique blend of mission, market, and margins that makes a winning program. Take a deep dive into the exciting process of defining your mission, understanding student demand, and maximizing program economics. Join the journey towards creating academic programs that not only drive success for your students, but also leave a lasting impact on your institution and community.

Andy Dunn

How Colleges and Universities Can Prepare Student Athletes for Careers

Guiding student-athletes to career success after college sports can not only benefit a college or university’s sports stars but also its enrollment. A recent NCAA GOALS Study revealed that preparation for a career after college was the top item student-athletes wished their coaches and athletic administrators talked more about.

Student Demand
Monica Bilson

If You Build It Will They Come? The Teacher Shortage and Student Demand

Explore the ongoing teacher shortage crisis in US schools and the potential impact on students. We uncovered the latest job growth and enrollment trends in education and the areas with the greatest opportunity for growth. Learn why now may be the perfect time to jump into the field of education and make a difference in your community.

Academic Program Evaluation
Robert Atkins

How to Determine Alignment Between Jobs and Academic Programs

Explore the connection between academic programs and employment opportunities with this in-depth analysis of the crosswalk between degree and employment. Learn how to use this tool to align academic programs with the right employment opportunities and understand the limitations of commonly used data. This thought-provoking piece will challenge your perceptions and change the way you think about degrees, jobs, and wages.

Artificial Intelligence
Monica Bilson

Welcome to Artificial Intelligence: The Academic Program

Unlock the secrets of the rapidly growing field of Artificial Intelligence in higher education. From master’s degrees to online courses, we uncovered the latest student demand trends and how institutions are responding to the advancements in AI. Learn the potential for early market entry and explore the various opportunities available in this expanding field.

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