A unique online university offers affordable ways for adults to get or complete Bachelor or Masters degrees in some of the most in-demand professions. WGU Washington provides what it calls "competency-based education," and favors industry experience over the conventional credit system. And, they're celebrating five years of success this year!

WGU Washington Chancellor Jean Floten joined us to offer more insight into the university's innovative approach to higher education, while graduate Misty Dieffenbach shared her own incredible success story.

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