How Program Design Choices Can Impede Adult Learner Growth
With widespread declines in traditional undergraduate enrollment projected over the next decade, many institutions seek to grow enrollment in graduate, online, and adult degree completer programs.
However, when trying to expand existing programs or launch new ones, institutions often overlook program planning and design factors that prevent programs from reaching their full enrollment potential.
This diagnostic tool is designed to help graduate program leaders assess their own program planning practices and identify areas to critically evaluate in support of growth goals.
Use this tool to:
- Understand common ways in which program design choices can inadvertently hinder enrollment growth
- Assess your own program planning and recruitment practices
- Identify areas to critically evaluate in support of growth goals