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Your employees are the lifeblood of your business. The more education and skills they acquire, the more they can help your organization succeed. At WGU, we provide equitable and inclusive higher education opportunities for your employees to hone their skills and make a bigger impact at work. When employees are improving and gaining education, your business reaps the benefits, just as morale increases. Your employees matter. Help them feel that by investing in their education—then see it pay dividends.
Talent is universal, but opportunity is not. That's where we come in. Show your employees that you value their future by providing access to higher education through WGU. We believe everyone deserves access to a quality degree. It's why our mission is to change lives for the better by creating pathways to opportunity. The surest way to opportunity is education. The transformative effect of education impacts individuals, families, communities, and workplaces. Our mission is to remove barriers to educational attainment so more people have access to life-changing learning. As an employer, you play a big part in helping us fulfill that mission.
Since our inception, WGU has focused on advancing equity by increasing access to higher education through affordable tuition, online learning options, and competency-based education. We know that education is one of the surest pathways your employees have to career progression. By expanding access to learning and the opportunities it affords, we advance equity for all.
We foster a diverse, inclusive environment where students, faculty, and staff can be their best selves as they learn and grow. WGU is committed to promoting inclusion, respect, and acceptance for differences, equal opportunity, and diversity in all of our operations and endeavors. Your employees deserve to learn in an environment where they can be themselves. That's what they get at WGU.
The WGU Talent Development Network empowers you as an employer to become an ally for your employees and build the future of your organization. See how joining the network can help your business.
A WGU partnership helps you upskill your workforce, preparing them for the future. Let your employees choose a program that helps them get the specific training they need.
Help your employees boost their own résumés by investing in their future. A partnership with WGU empowers you to help your employees gain important credentials, learning, and skills. This will prepare them for a future with your organization or for the next step in their careers.
WGU courses are built on a competency-based model, meaning students can move through their program as quickly as they can prove mastery. And a truly flexible education means they can do their coursework any time, around their work schedule.
All of our individual courses are created by industry experts who understand the needs of their fields. They are built around specific skills students need to thrive in their chosen career paths.
Certain WGU courses come with certificates and micro-credentials that demonstrate learning and competency. They can be used to boost résumés and enhance skills right away.
At WGU, workforce preparation is our key goal. These individual courses are created to have direct application for careers. Students will be able to take everything they've learned and utilize it in their work immediately.
Over 20 years in higher education has given us experience to be prepared to train students for specific workforce skills. Our courses are tailored for workforce and career needs, and our partnership with industry experts has helped us to create courses that allow students to thrive.
One of the main goals of WGU is to expand access to education. We believe talent is universal, but opportunity is not. With course offerings like ours, we believe we give more students the opportunity to gain credentials and skills for the future.
Quality education is critical for success. So at WGU we are passionate about delivering a quality experience for every single student, every single time. Even though our courses are online, the experience is personal so every student knows that they matter.
Courses at WGU revolve around student experience and knowledge, not seat time. Students can use their past experience, additional time, or learning style to accelerate their courses and finish faster. This helps them take applicable skills to the workforce even faster.