Online Degrees Make the Grade

Online Degrees Make the Grade: Employer Acceptance Now Common

George Lorenzo

By George Lorenzo
Publisher of Educational Pathways
Commissioned by Western Governors University

While online programs have been common for advancement within the workplace, employers hadn't always held online degrees in the same light… until now.

The business and education sectors are finally realizing that the vast majority of online higher education graduates are adult lifelong learners who are self-disciplined, reliable and have a knack for applying practical, experience-based knowledge in the workplace.

In a white paper commissioned by Western Governors University, Online Degrees Make the Grade explains why corporate America now accepts online learning degrees and why unfounded misinformation and misperceptions existed for so long.

Written by George Lorenzo, an authority on online learning, globalization themes in higher education, education technologies and information literacy, Online Degrees Make the Grade provides a clear-headed analysis of this sometimes controversial topic.

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