The reason why most people do not pursue a masters degree is because they just do not have the time.
Fortunately the World Wide Web has changed all that and an online master degree from the comfort of your home is a reality that many are benefiting from every day. All lectures, learning materials and every requirement are all accessed online.
Not to mention the fact that some of the institutions providing online degrees are very respectable indeed. Like Capella University which has been in existence since 1993. Capella is an accredited online university that offers graduate degree programs in business, information technology, education, human services, and psychology, and bachelor's degree programs in business and information technology.