Missing in the Seattle PI article about school loans is any discussion about a school's reputation or suitability to a career field. For example, American Military University offers an MA in unconventional warfare. There's even a distance option.
Now, when the U.S. Army is figuring out who to parachute behind enemy lines, who gets picked, the guy with the internet MA or the other person who did the year long Q course at the Kennedy School of Special Warfare at Ft. Bragg? (Prereq: succesful completion of jump school, a rather down to earth course.)