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The Good News for Online Degrees The good news for online degrees: HR professionals say... Agree Online degrees are viewed more favorably today than five years ago. 87% Individual courses taken online are Agree equally credible to traditional university courses. 73% Online degree programs are equally credible to traditional degree programs. 49% Agree Job applicants with traditional degrees are preferred by my Disagree organization to applicants with 60% online degrees. Graduates of traditional degree programs have greater self- Disagree discipline than students who 70% graduated from online degree programs. Graduates of traditional degree programs have better time Disagree management skills than students who graduated from online degree 70% programs. Graduates of traditional degree programs are more motivated than Disagree students who graduated from online 66% degree programs. Traditional, face-to-face education is Disagree easier than online education. 82% In the last 12 months, did your organization hire a job applicant with an online degree? Yes No "Yes" 79% "No" 21% If two job applicants with the same job experience were applying for the same job at your organization, what type of educational credential, if any, would tip the balance in one candidate's favor? "No Difference" "Traditional Degree" "No Difference" 55% "Traditional Degree" 45% How acceptable is an online degree credential for a job applicant seeking an... Overall Acceptance Entry Level 97% Assistant, Coordinator Mid-Career 91% Analyst, Specialist Management 76% Director, Manager, Supervisor, etc. Executive 58% CEO, CFO, CMO, etc. No Difference Acceptable Somewhat Acceptable Not Acceptable What types of companies answered? Industry: 14% Manufacturing 11% Health Care, Social Assistance 11% Services - Professional, Scientific 7% Education Services/Education 6% Financial Services (Banking) 5% Services (Non-Profit, Church/Religious Organizations) 4% Government/Public Administration (Federal, State, Local, Tribal) 4% Retail/Wholesale Trade 4% Manufacturing - Auto Industry Other 3% Insurance 3% Construction, Mining, Oil and Gas 3% High-Tech 3% Consulting 3% Services - Accommodation, Food and Drinking Places 3% Arts, Entertainment, Recreation 2% Telecommunications 2% Transportation, Warehousing, Distribution 2% Biotech Publishing, Broadcasting, Other Media Real Estate, Rental, Leasing 2% 2% 1% Utilities Association (Professional, Trade) 1% Pharmaceutical Geography: Locations: 30% Single Location 30% 70% DO0 DOD 000 Multiple Locations 70% Organization Sector: Privately Owned, For-Profit Companies 50% Publicly Owned, For-Profit Nonprofit Organizations Companies 25% Government 15% Sector 6% Other 4% Staff Size: 100-499 Employees 29% 500-2,499 Employees 23% 2,500-24,999 Employees 28% 25,000+ Employees 11% 1-99 Employees In FONewt Visualizing Business Intelligence © 2010 EducationDynamics, LLC Data Sources: Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM): Traditional vs. Online Degree Credentials, August 2010 U.S. Based Operatior PE Global Based Operations 30% םDD д9я

The Good News for Online Degrees

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This infographic provides information for individuals who hold online degrees to show how likely they are to get a job with an online degree. They polled several different businesses in several differ...




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