Table 3

Examples of student comments about rigor of the program

CohortComment
Cohort Two“It’s not easy!”
Cohort One“I definitely feel like I have a U-M degree. I worked really hard and got this esteemed degree.”
Cohort Two“A lot of people have a negative idea of online learning (it’s a ‘quasi-degree’), so it’s important to teach people that it’s really rigorous.”