Distance education has been very good for the business school at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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October 1, 2012

Many non profit are leveraging an online program to help defray rising costs associated with their campus locations.  Umass is an example of success. The 11-year-old online program accounts for just over a quarter of the enrollment at UMass’s Isenberg School of Management, yet revenues from the program cover about 40 percent of the school’s $25-million annual budget. And that’s after UMass Online, the in-house marketing agency, as well as a few other arms of the university have taken their cuts. The business school’s experience helps to illustrate the economics of distance education and the way one college with a marketable offering is using online education to help its bottom line. If you are at a non profit school and would like help launching or growing your online programs please contact us! Click: Read full article on the Chronicle]]>