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Video: Flexibility with a Competency-Based Program

A competency-based program allows for agency and choice for master’s candidates. Rather than determining readiness by how many classes one has sat through, the WW Academy lets candidates prove what they know and can do, and work through the projects or challenges based on what they know, learn, and want to master.


In this video, WW Academy Provost Peter Laipson talks about the power and flexibility afforded by the WW Academy’s competency-based master’s program.

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