Grant Aldrich, founder and CEO of OnlineDegree.com, is working to remove the major barriers adults are often faced with when deciding whether or not to go back to school. And as somebody who personally experienced the overwhelming impact of student debt, the company’s mission – to make higher education more accessible and affordable for everyone – is something he is genuinely passionate about.
In this episode of the Leading Learning Podcast, Jeff talks with Grant about the business model behind OnlineDegree.com, including how it works, why it's successful, and ways it benefits learners and universities. They also discuss the value of traditional degrees in today’s world – particularly as compares to options like certificates and certification – as well as dynamics and trends in the adult education market.
Full show notes available at https://www.leadinglearning.com/episode211.
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