Master's degrees have often been relegated to "second-class" or "consolation prize" status by administrators and faculty in higher education. But the first major study of master's education in more than thirty years recently made headlines by calling the degree the "silent success" of American higher education. In a lead editorial about the study, the Washington Post agreed that the master's degree is "academia's secret weapon" and an important "bridge to the rest of the world." In A Silent Success, Clifton Conrad, Jennifer ...

A Silent Success: Master's Education in the United States 1993, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801845086