Four Things to Know About For-Profit EducationSeptember 13, 2016 | :
by Jordan Friedman
When choosing an online program, Krishna Jackson of La Mesa, California, wanted flexibility, access to a campus and a bachelor’s degree in communications. Her education through the University of Phoenix, which combined online and on-site coursework, gave her all of that, she says.
While online, for-profit programs face criticism for low graduation rates and questionable recruitment practices, the recent alumna says she was satisfied with her education.
“I had to consider a program where I could work and go to school, and I could jump right in,” she says.