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After months of preparation, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our newly designed Career & Professional Development Center . Whether you are established in your career, new to your field, or currently seeking employment, WGU's Career & Professional Development Center has something for you! What's New? Full-Spectrum,

Struggling between IT certification vs degree? Find out the best way to get an information technology job and start a great career.

A snoring cat. A cramping hand. An unexpected visit from the landlord. What all these things have in common is that they’ve all caught the attention of the alert online proctors monitoring WGU students taking tests remotely. When the L.A. Times ran a story yesterday about how online universities like

By Joann Goeres, Student Success Specialist, WGU 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

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

As the innovations of a technology-driven, competency-based, online university education continue to make waves in the field of higher education, observers in the media and academia are taking notice. WGU has caught the attention of the national news once again, cited as an example of how online education can be

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. He had been an IT professional for 14 years but

This is the third in a three-part series on how to do your research in selecting an online college. Part 1 dealt with how to start your search, and part 2 listed some of the questions you should ask. This week, we’ve been providing tips for researching online universities and

This is the second in a three-part series on how to do your research in selecting an online college. Part 1 dealt with how to start your search, and part 3 will explain what your research will show you about WGU as an online option. Part 3 will be posted

This is the first in a three-part series on how to do your research in selecting an online college. Part 2 will list some of the questions you should ask, and part 3 will explain what your research will show you about WGU as an online option. Parts 2 and

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