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The Master’s Degree Market Slowdown

Today more institutions than ever hope to grow master’s degree enrollments. Whether to diversify revenues, recoup losses from a decline in traditional undergrads, advance a mission to lead economic development, or serve working adults, nearly every type of institution plans to double down on this market.

But the master’s degree market has become more competitive than it was five years ago. What were once booming enrollments have now reached a plateau.

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