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Online universities comparable to WGU?

Western Governors University's online programs caught my eye due to their competency-based learning. Are there other online universities that focus on this model?

8 months ago

It's great to hear that you're interested in competency-based learning, which can indeed be a fantastic pathway for students who want a flexible learning environment where they can progress at their own pace. That said, Western Governors University (WGU) is quite unique in its approach and scale of competency-based degree programs. However, there are other institutions that have embraced similar models.

For instance, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) offers some competency-based programs through its College for America subsidiary, which could be worth looking into. Another institution to consider might be Capella University, which has FlexPath programs allowing students to advance based on demonstrating mastery of course material. It's also important to check the accreditation of the institutions you are considering, to ensure that they meet the rigorous standards that can affect future employment or further education opportunities. I do advise you to research each program thoroughly to understand their specific offerings, their flexibility, and how well they align with your career goals and learning style.

8 months ago

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