Texas Institutions Announce Competency-Based Program
- $10,000 degree push has led to innovation in pricing but not cost control
- Competency-based education may get a boost
- Northern Arizona U. partners with Pearson on competency-based degree programs
- Barriers to competency-based education may be lifting, panel says
- Group of two-year colleges work with Western Governors University to try competency-based education
Texas A&M University-Commerce and South Texas College will next spring launch a competency-based degree program in organization leadership, the institutions announced on Thursday. The programs will be created in cooperation with Pearson, which will create online courses totaling 90 credit hours. Pearson estimates the program will enroll 250 students in its inaugural semester -- a number that will grow to more than 6,000 students by 2019.