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Cost-Benefit of a Degree or Certificate



  • Identify barriers to paying for college and propose solutions based on a reading passage
  • Research a degree or certificate program on a college website or brochure, identifying essential information such as tuition per credit hour, specific program, and number of credits for a program
  • Calculate a cost-benefit ratio for a given degree and profession
  • Prepare a presentation of their findings to the class, showing the cost-benefit ratio of their chosen program and citing specific examples from research

Keywords: cost-benefit analysis, barrier, median, certificate, college, career

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