Wisconsin to develop online competency-based degrees

July 9, 2012

Wisconsin plans to develop online competency-based degree programs for its students. Governor Scott Walker and administrators from the University of Wisconsin system announced plans earlier this month to develop flexible degree options for the system, which includes 13 universities and 13 two-year colleges. Administrators and faculty will collaborate to determine competency levels that match up with institutions' existing courses and how students can demonstrate those competencies. Administrators expect the first degree opportunities to become available in the fall of 2013. Inside Higher Ed