Career Advancement

The realm of business is comprised of competitive commerce, changing markets, and consumer-driven initiatives. Employers are looking for top-notch employees to meet the array of challenges. At WGU, you will learn how to develop your business knowledge and strategic skills to rise to the occasion.

Prepare for Success

Gain the proven, relevant skills the market demands with an online business degree from WGU. Today’s competitive business environment requires both academic credentials and high competence. WGU’s business degrees emphasize mastery of the skills and knowledge that are essential for continued advancement.

The bottom line: Employers seek candidates with degrees that incorporate the latest skills and knowledge. With an online business degree from WGU, you’ll have the competence and the credibility to rise above the competition.

Our Competency-Based Approach

WGU’s online business degrees are specifically designed for working adults like you. The university’s unique competency-based approach to education is an ideal match for experienced business professionals who need a degree to advance their careers. As a student, you’ll enjoy unparalleled flexibility and the personalized attention of a dedicated mentor. You’ll also be able to leverage your existing competencies—from work experience and prior education—to complete the requirements of your degree and potentially accelerate your program.

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