Competency-Based Education: 4 Considerations for Online Students

By March 3, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. EST

raditional brick-and-mortar education was not a fit for 27-year-old Tyler Harris. He tried attending classes at a few colleges in his native Utah, but didn’t find the courses challenging.

“I would go and get bored,” he says. “I felt like I was wasting my time.”

Then ​Harris discovered the competency-based program at Western Governors University, which allowed him to move through online courses at his own pace. He enrolled in July 2014 and aims to earn his bachelor’s degree in information technology in only 18 months.

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