Tag: Degrees

Women gain more than men from master’s degrees, finds IFS

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Women get the greatest financial benefits from taking postgraduate degrees, although their pay levels still lag well behind those of men with master’s degrees and doctorates, according to research published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

The study of people who took master’s degrees earlier in their career found that – compared with similar individuals with undergraduate degrees – women gained a pay bonus worth 2% of their income, while men saw a -2% effect compared with what they would have earned without a postgraduate qualification.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera: Women gained a bonus of 2% of their income with a postgraduate qualification, while men lost 2%, according to the thinktank.

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Women gained a bonus of 2% of their income with a postgraduate qualification, while men lost 2%, according to the thinktank.

By the age of 35, a woman with a master’s degree was earning more than £35,000 a year on average, compared with £32,000 for those with just a bachelor’s degree. For men, master’s

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Earn degrees in less time with Miami University’s accelerated degree programs

Because a college education is among your most important investments, make it go further with one of Miami University’s accelerated degree programs.


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If you will graduate from high school with some college credit on your transcript, Miami provides opportunities to earn degrees in less time. In fact, you can earn two degrees at the same time, and some graduate programs offer guaranteed admission to well-qualified first-year students.

The 3-year Pathway Program

Students entering Miami as a first-semester freshman who have completed substantial college-level coursework (30 hours or more) may be able to complete some of Miami’s degree programs in three years. There are nearly 100 to choose from. Students in this group typically have course credit for Miami from one or more of the following:

Credit earned through successful examination in the following exams: Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options

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The top recession-proof master’s degrees for graduate students

  • With coronavirus weighing on the economy, advanced degrees may seem like a viable option in a restricted job market. 
  • These degrees will pay off in the long run, executives, recruiters, and career experts said. 
  • Consider a master’s in supply-chain management, cybersecurity, or artificial intelligence to break into high-demand tech roles.
  • Also look at nursing, healthcare, teaching, and even marketing or communications, all skills in demand now.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Certain industries have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Business Insider recently reported that in April, the hospitality and leisure industries led the pack for layoffs.

The dismal economic situation begs the question: Are there any advanced degrees that college students should target if they’re considering higher education — that’ll almost guarantee them a job even in a recession?

Business Insider tapped senior-level executives and other business and career experts for their insights and predictions

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Research Report: Academic E-Learning Market (2020-2024)|Launch Of New Online Degrees to Boost the Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the academic e-learning market and it is poised to grow by $ 72.41 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 10% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Academic E-Learning Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download a Free Sample Report on COVID-19

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