Converting real life experience into college credit can accelerate path to degree
April 3rd, 2018
In the past, college was designed to equip students with the skills and experience needed to succeed in professional life. Nowadays, having real life experience, but no college degree, can derail even the most veteran employee.
Robert Greenlaw, a student at Mid-America Christian University (MACU), had a wealth of experience and was ready to cement his expertise with a college degree.
“I graduated from high school at 16 and went straight into the workforce, learning most of what I needed on the job and through various training opportunities,” he said.
But at one point, he decided to formalize his education. With the help of his company's tuition reimbursement plan, Greenlaw began pursuing a Business Administration and Ethics degree from MACU to shar...