The Landscape for Master’s-Level Education

The Landscape for Master's-Level Education

The landscape of postbaccalaureate learning has never looked more complex. On one hand, demand for the master’s degree has never been higher — the share of the U.S. population with an advanced degree has increased from 5 percent in 1980 to 13 percent today, leading the most competitive sectors of the workforce to refer to the master’s as “the new bachelor’s.”