Dual and Joint Degrees – Yay or Nay?

Just read an excellent article in Inside Higher Ed by Elizabeth Redden on the increasingly common phenomenon of international dual and joint degrees (Read here).  Here are some of my thoughts on the topic: Dual and joint cross-continental degrees are usually a result of partnering universities in different countries that agree on a set of qualifications, curricula, requirements, etc. For example, a student can graduate with a US bachelor’s degree in business and a European degree in engineering, giving the student a significant edge in the job market, both at home and abroad. Though some accreditation…