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More companies are ditching degree requirements

More companies are ditching degree requirements
Posted at 7:02 AM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 10:02:59-04

If you're in the workforce without a college degree, some lucrative doors may have just opened up for you.

Dozens of companies including Google, Apple and IBM are ditching their degree requirements.

The move is seen as an effort to improve diversity and make it easier for people who don't take the traditional college path to get hired.

It's yet another sign that this tight employment market is a friendly place for job seekers.

According to, here's a list of companies that do not require a degree. 

  • Google
  • Ernst and Young (EY)
  • Penguin Random House
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Whole Foods
  • Hilton
  • Publix
  • Apple
  • Starbucks
  • Nordstrom
  • Home Depot
  • IBM
  • Bank of America
  • Chipotle
  • Lowe's