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Traditional schools grow online

Students lured by cachet of brick-and-mortar schools’ reputations

Cheryl Killoran, a registered nurse who works at UMass Memorial Medical Center, recently earned a master’s degree through UMassOnline. Cheryl Killoran, a registered nurse who works at UMass Memorial Medical Center, recently earned a master’s degree through UMassOnline. (Mark Wilson for The Boston Globe)
By D.C. Denison
Globe Staff / August 18, 2010

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When Cheryl Killoran, a registered nurse from Worcester, wanted a master’s degree to strengthen her resume, she did as millions of other prospective students have done and searched online. After considering two of the major Internet players, the University of Phoenix and Walden University, Killoran opted for UMassOnline. (Full article: 1008 words)

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