Administrators at the University of Pittsburgh decided a year and a half ago to incorporate an online component into the institution’s professional master of business administration and executive M.B.A. in health-care programs, as a complement to the face-to-face programs. The institution wanted to scale quickly, and determined that developing the online programs internally wouldn’t be cost-effective.
The Story Behind the Big Book of Online MBAs The number of online MBAs in the U.S. grew from just under 90 in 2011 to more than 470 in late September 2017. This is an amazing growth story with significant implications for many different audiences. The rise of the...read more
Recently I conducted a detailed review of all of the marketed online Bachelors, Masters, and Doctor of Social Work programs in the U.S. I have to say, I’m exhausted. The cost of these programs is often the most difficult item to find.read more
If you need to work, online degree programs allow you to keep your job and take classes around your work schedule. Even better, going online lets you earn your degree from a university that is more prestigious or has exactly the faculty, accreditation, courses, concentrations, or cost you want – but can’t get – locally.read more
A recently published study with online students reveals a startling fact: nearly 60% have buyer’s remorse. They say that if they could start over again, they would.read more
Competition for students is at an all-time high. It helps to have to have a company like Emerge in your corner, who understands those challenges and also has the expertise to provide the right solution.
Learn more about the Emerge Education approach to recruiting students
Ever feel like you are just throwing good money after bad when it comes to recruiting online students? This paper describes effective strategies that can be implemented immediately to help you hit your enrollment targets.
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Creating Strategic Margin in Higher Education
Do you want to invest in new academic programs, address deferred maintenance and facility needs, hire new faculty, or drive student services initiatives?
Blackford Ventures has entered into an exclusive partnership with Emerge Education to bring higher education institutions several much-needed and creative financing solutions.
Our goal is to enable institutional leaders to plan strategically for the future, to ensure their institutions stay financially secure, and to position their institution for long-term success.
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Risk Readiness in 21st Century Higher Education
Check out the replay as we discussed the need for protecting your students, staff, and campus with Andres Franzetti, Chief Strategy Officer, of Risk Cooperative.
The 4 "P"s of a Successful Student Recruitment Strategy
Jim Hunter, Senior VP of Business Development & Chief Academic Officer, and Mike Price, Senior VP of Recruitment, disucessed Emerge’s strategies proven to boost enrollment for your online programs.
This first webinar provided an overview of the 4 “P”s of a successful enrollment strategy: Practice, Process, People, Policy. We will also be discussing the first “P” – Practice.