Are You Due For A Redesign?

Are you due for a redesign? It’s not an overstatement to say that getting my Master’s degree online from RIT changed my life — because it did. My situation was not one that lent itself to getting a Master’s degree. I was 40 years old. I was the primary breadwinner working a full-time job. And […]

The Value Proposition of Today’s Traditional College Degree: Is it Really Worth It?
Ask yourself these 5 questions.

Technology, rising fees, student debt, lack of jobs for graduates, are undermining the perception that university is a good investment. And a great deal has been written about the value of higher education for all. So is it really worth it? Is the value of a degree worth the debt incurred and anxiety of paying […]

Ready to move forward? I’ve been in your shoes.

For every prospective online student that feels overwhelmed by having so many options to choose from, here are the three things I want you to know. First, I’ve been in your shoes. Second, I want to help get you to the right academic path. And third, investing in new skills really does propel you forward. […]

Applied Statistics Comes to the Rescue of Big Data

Today’s businesses, governments, and other organizations collect a large amount of data about their operations and their customers. Classic examples include data about Amazon customers, call centers, or Twitter. All that information is aggregated and analyzed to predict future customer needs, provide sensible purchase suggestions, and personalize the organization’s engagement with customers. Another example includes […]

Didn’t you get the memo? The watch is here.

Will the Apple Watch destroy the traditional watch industry? Will app makers and advertisers find new ways to advertise without annoying users? How will you connect with your target audience on this new platform and deliver rich, relevant content? If we agree to notifications on our wrists around the clock—will we ever be the same […]

Reflections on Unfrequently Asked Questions: M²BA – A Meaningful MBA Experience

As program director for an online Executive MBA program, I speak to many prospective students and field numerous questions about the program. Most of the inquiries have to do with the operations or outcomes of the program: the time commitment each week, the technology used for delivery, the cohort model, or ROI for the program, […]

How to fit an RIT Online EMBA program into a busy life

My name is Lacey Ryan. I’m a software engineer and technical account focal with IBM. I graduated from RIT with a BS in IT, back in 2001. I chose RIT above other technical schools partly because of the reputability and program options, but also because of the co-op program; not only do you graduate with […]