Like almost every other industry, the education industry has experienced a lot of change in the last two decades. Just as the Internet has influenced everything else, it has also had a great affect on education. Twenty-five years ago if you wanted to earn a college degree in most cases you had to enroll in school, attend classes and go through the entire college experience like everyone else. Online education opportunities did exist–they’ve been around since the late 80s and early 90s – but they were still in their infancy. Fast-forward to 2017 and the evolution of online education has been immense. Here’s a closer look at how it arrived where it is today and where it could be going.