As a military-friendly online university with nearly 2,500 current students attending with military benefits, WGU is proud to join the rest of the nation in celebrating Veterans Day and recognizing our military personnel and their families throughout the month of November —and all year long.
When Jamie Abitz and her husband were living in Hawaii and she had her first baby, she wasn't sure how she'd be able to focus on being a new mom and finish her teaching degree. Today, the Army wife and WGU Teachers College graduate has received a half-dozen unsolicited job offers from schools in the small Kentucky town where she now lives
TIME magazine earlier this month asked: can an online degree really help you get a job? They looked at the different approaches to online education out there, and they honed in on WGU’s industry-focused model as a standout approach that has translated to increased opportunities for graduates.
For busy, working adults, a flexible, competency-based online university like WGU is often the best bet for earning a degree—even, sometimes, for people who work at a traditional university. Chris Dann of Port Orange, Florida, was in just that boat.