Online degrees are one of the fastest growing areas of higher education. OPM providers help universities build, recruit for and deliver online programs. Revenue share is the dominant model with fee for service and hybrid relationships growing. 60+ operators in a $3B+ market growing at 17%.
The US OPX market will double by 2025. International markets will see almost 4x growth.
Four Scenarios and the $10B Micro and Alternative Credential Market
HolonIQ recently launched a new webinar series focusing on Higher Education Digital Transformation. The series explores the new models, technologies and partnerships emerging in the sector and brings together a growing global network to discuss the future shape of higher education.
450+ US Universities and over 300 International Institutions have collectively established 1,377 partnerships with an OPM, Bootcamp or International Pathway to innovate core business and accelerate growth.
HolonIQ’s Higher Education Digital Transformation Webinar Series
EdTech Digital Reach doubled over the last 3 years. MOOC’s nearly achieved 4x growth.
Thirty plus years of public-private partnerships are the foundation of a broad University partnership ecosystem supporting institutional objectives and innovation of the higher education model.
2020 will see almost 300 new University-OPX Partnerships, almost doubling the 2019 numbers as higher education accelerates its move to online learning, bringing the total number of partnerships today to over 1,000.
MOOC’s digital reach just grew 2.5x, up 300 million monthly visits globally, as isolated learners seek immediate solutions to their knowledge and skills needs amid a rapidly-evolving work landscape.
Pre COVID-19, the online degree market was one of the fastest-growing segments of global higher education. A $74B Online Degree Market in 2025 sounds like a lot, but not compared to Global Higher Education, today a $2.2T global industry. Online Degrees would still represent less than 4% of the Global Higher Education Market at these levels.
OPMs, Pathways, Bootcamps and now ‘Education-as-a-Benefit’. Academic Program Focused Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Higher Education are growing rapidly and COVID-19 will only accelerate this 30 year trend.
The HolonIQ OPM Capability Framework identifies six main types of OPX service bundles, with some interesting new combinations emerging.
Part 2. Launching our 4,900+ OPM Program dataset, sizing up the new $3.5B+ OPX category and sharing our Open Source OPX Capability Framework.
By the time we reach 2025, more than 1 billion people on earth will have attained a post-secondary qualification throughout their lifetimes.
$2B of EdTech Venture Capital was invested globally, $5B+ of education M&A, education stocks gained $30B of market cap
Hundreds of industry experts assessed the likelihood and expressed their preferences about the future of the OPM model.