Eduvantis experts regularly provide industry commentary to global media outlets.
|During Covid-19 Era, Online M.B.A.s Gain Traction|
“The belief that online degrees aren’t as valuable as traditional ones was already fading as students desired more-flexible schedules and lower-priced degrees, said Tim Westerbeck, president of higher-education consulting firm Eduvantis.”
|Covid-19 Prompted Purdue University to Shut Its M.B.A. Program. More Closures Are Expected.|
Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management in Indiana said last month that it would stop admitting students to its two-year resident M.B.A. program for the 2021 academic year, making it one of the most high-profile schools yet to close its program.
|Majority Of Deans Believe COVID-19 Will Accelerate B-School Closures|
“The survey, conducted by higher-education consulting and digital marketing firm Eduvantis, surveyed deans about the spread of the coronavirus’s impact on business education.”
|Want an MBA from an in-person program? Good luck.|
For schools making moves away from campus coursework toward online alternatives, it’s not happening without friction.
|Taking the Tech Track: Across fields, grad programs are adding training in technology.|
According to Eduvantis, monthly Internet searches around terms like “dual degree” doubled from 2007 to 2014. In the past year, searches for “MBA/computer science” grew by 22 percent, and there was an 86 percent jump in interest in “MBA/engineering.”
|Changing Course: Business Schools Cut Programs|
After spending years adding new programs in an attempt to boost enrollment and capitalize on untapped revenue streams, deans say the efforts often confused prospective students or distracted administrators.
|Michigan Business School Names New Dean|
Female deans “are more likely to create cultures that are more open to new ideas,” says Tim Westerbeck, president of Eduvantis, LLC, a consulting firm for business schools.