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From Military to Everyday Hero: Man Dedicates Life to Service

As a nontraditional student, U.S. Army First Lieutenant Nathan Siebach earned his master’s degree in Management and Leadership in a unique environment – online and mostly while deployed in Kuwait and at an accelerated rate. He dedicates his life to service daily in the military with the soldiers he leads and with his nonprofit organization, Everyday Heroes.

Western Governors University has a different approach to being military friendly

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WGU IT grad said jobs found him after getting his degree

Shayne Moore, Vice President of Informational Technology at the Philadelphia Industrial Corporation, says his main responsibility is to provide users and other entities with the technical tools that they need to be successful. He also said that certifications in his WGU BS, Information Technology program, helped him to be able to find jobs. He said when he got his degree, he didn’t need to find jobs because they found him. He explains to young professionals, “You want to give yourself as many options as you can and a degree will help tremendously.“

Learn more about one of the few women serving as an elite cyber operator

Sarah "Mic" Merritt is currently the only active-duty female cyber instructor in the Air Force and is also a #WGUgrad. She was chosen by our partner Lifetime for her passion for teaching women the importance of cyber operations. Learn more about her journey as one of the few women currently serving as an elite cyber operator.

Veteran Success Story


His career path has included service in the military and working his way up in the banking industry. College wasn’t his thing right out of high school, but later in his career, he felt prepared to get the most out of his education. Josh looked for a flexible program that would work with his schedule and a degree that would complement his professional goals. WGU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Management program was the perfect fit. Through WGU, Josh was able to learn information that he wouldn’t have learned in the workplace and complete his education. Learn more about Josh.

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