Is self-learning the new Master’s Degree?

This infographic from admittedly-biased Udemy¬†explores that idea by offering statistics on what it takes to “succeed” (most popular response was work ethic) to college’s considerable cost (the average student debt for graduates of 2011 was $27,000).

The most interesting statistic? Of the 30 fastest growing jobs in the United States, only 7 require a college degree.

Times they are a’changin’.

Self Learning: The New Master

Infographic source¬†Column Five Media; image attribution flickr user vonderavisuals; Is Self-Learning The New Master’s Degree?