Higher education as a whole faces major criticisms, and it's on the defense. With high tuition rates, skyrocketing student debt and bleak employment opportunities for college grads, the value of a college education has been up for debate. Not only do career schools fall under this heated umbrella question of "Is a college education worth it?", they are hit with two more major challenges: declining enrollment rates and government regulatory issues. The negative climate surrounding higher education, along with these specific challenges, place mounting pressure on career schools to implement solutions to break down these barriers.