Degree Mills: A Country Littered With Fake Degrees
Degree mills in the United States have sold over a million fake diplomas. Find out what makes a degree mill and how government agencies have responded to these big businesses throughout history.
In “Degree Mills,” authors Allen Ezell and John Bear show how degree mills operate, how to check up on anyone’s degree and what to do when a fake degree is discovered.
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The California-based degree mill called Columbia State University, which pretended to be in Louisiana and sold its PhDs by return mail for $3,000 each, made bank deposits of well over $10 million, perhaps as much as $72 million, during its last four years of operation.