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Local residents earn degree from WGU


Last updated 4/22/2019 at 12:39pm

SALT LAKE CITY – Two Fallbrook residents have earned a degree from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university held four commencements ceremonies, its 67th in Austin, Texas; its 68th in Washington; its 69th in Indianapolis, Indiana, and its 70th in Orlando, Florida, last fall and earlier this year to celebrate the recent graduation of nearly 22,000 students from across the country.

Colleen Molen of Fallbrook earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing management, and David Tovar of Fallbrook earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Western Governors University has recognized 12,920 undergraduate and 8,885 graduate degree recipients, who have completed their degrees since June 1, 2018. Their areas of study include business, K-12 education, information technology and health professions, including nursing. The average time to graduation for those earning a bachelor’s degree was two years and five months, while the average time to degree for graduate programs was one year and seven months. The average age for those who graduated is 38 years old.

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Submitted by Western Governors University.


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