McDonald’s, Walmart Offering Employees Credits Toward College Degrees Based on Work, Training Programs

Don Ma
By Don Ma
July 9, 2024NTD Good Morning

Some of the nation’s largest retailers and fast-food franchises are cooperating with community colleges to offer credits to employees who wish to study on the side. McDonald’s is allowing students to convert on-the-job skills like customer service into college credits, while Walmart Academy is partnering with colleges to allow internal training courses in subjects like IT to be counted toward formal qualifications. Don Ma, the host of NTD Business, has more.