Recently the UW Flexible Option, and specifically the new competency-based program for registered nurses seeking a bachelor of nursing degree, was featured on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. The story, Getting College Credit for What You Already Know, was written by Marge Pitrof from member station WUWM in Milwaukee. Click the link above to hear the story, or read the complete transcript below.
Getting College Credit For What You Already Know
The University of Wisconsin System will soon offer a new option for working adults who want to complete their bachelor’s degree. Under the Flexible Option, students can earn credits and a degree, by proving they’ve mastered competencies. The Flex Option is aimed at helping more than 700,000 residents who have college credit but no degree, and adults who don’t have time to attend classes.
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Download an introductory guide (PDF) to the self-paced, competency-based UW Flexible Option programs, including details about costs, admission requirements, and more.