University of Phoenix and Kaplan University for Masters degree online?
I am looking into going back to school for an MBA and don't really have the time to go back to a traditional school. Kaplan University and the University of Phoenix are both solely online and accredited which I like. However, I'm worried about how graduating from an online school might look to potential employers in the future. Does anyone have any thoughts or advice about this? Does it look the same as say an MBA from UNCC or any other state school to a potential employer or does it look bad? Thanks!
Asked By: vikkish1087 - 6/30/2011
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Employers have been known to toss all job applications listing a UoPhoenix or Kaplan degree directly into the trash.
Answered By: PE2008 - 6/30/2011
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its better to go to school ( in class )
Answered By: as1929 - 6/30/2011
Being a professional who works in higher education, I would strongly discourage you from doing this. These schools are not well regarded in the field of higher education, and also they are very expensive. You can get a better education, at UNCC, and I am assuming you are a North Carolina resident, so the tuition will... More
Answered By: djaca70 - 6/30/2011
The rep of where you get your masters really matters. You at least shouldn't get your MBA from a program with an actively bad rep - and the for-profit unis, and ESPECIALLY U of P and Kaplan, have actively bad reps for their MBA programs... More
Answered By: RoaringMice - 6/30/2011
Those online schools are the worst of the worst. The "degrees" aren't worth toilet paper, go to a real school.
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