Online Master's Degree Programs

Earning a master's degree is standard for an array of advanced careers in fields ranging from business to health care. And based on findings from one report, it's becoming more popular. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2010-2011, there were close to 731,000 master's degrees awarded in the U.S., representing an increase of over 250,000 from just a decade earlier. The most popular field for master's degrees in 2010-11 was business (187,213), followed by education (185,009) and health-related services (75,579).

Different Types of Master's Degrees

What to Expect from an Online Master's Degree Program

Career and Salary Outlook for Master's Degree Holders