Your Education,Paid by Walmart

Work at Walmart. Build Your Future.

There are a lot of great things about working at Walmart, and the Live Better U education benefit is one of the favorites. LBU pays for Walmart and Sam’s Club associates to learn critical skills and creates pathways for them to promote into in-demand jobs with the company.


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LBU removes barriers and provides associates with the right education to quickly move up into jobs with greater responsibility and higher pay.

  • Full- and part-time hourly and salaried associates eligible on day one of employment.
  • Short-form certificates, bachelor’s degrees, high school completion and more.
  • Guidance and support through coaches and Walmart resources.
  • Online, flexible programs.
  • No obligation to stay at Walmart or Sam's Club after completing your program.

Get Started Today!  (Must be on the clock to access.)

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Programs & Eligibility

Explore our program offerings. Once you sign up, your student coach will help you select a program that’s right for you based on your interests, schedule and aspirations.

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Career Paths

  • Store/Club Manager
  • Supply Chain and Transportation
  • Human Resources
  • Data Analytics
  • Computer Science
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  • Language learning programs
  • High school diploma
  • College start
  • ACT/SAT prep courses
  • Short-form certificates
  • Professional certificates
  • Bachelor’s degrees
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  • Available to full- and part-time hourly and salaried Walmart and Sam’s Club associates on day one
  • No obligation to stay at Walmart or Sam's Club
  • Sophia Learning - College Start: Business
  • Sophia Learning - College Start: General Education
  • Penn Foster - High School Completion Program
  • EnGen - 6 Month English-Language Learning Supported Study
  • Bellevue University - Certificate in People & Business Leadership
  • University of Denver - Frontline Manager Leadership Program
  • Springboard - Software Development Career Certificate
  • University of Arkansas - Purchasing Fundamentals Certificate
  • University of Arkansas - Data Science Certificate
  • Spelman College - Project Management Certificate
  • The State University of New York – Data-Driven Decision Making
  • IBM – Solving Problems with Critical and Creative Thinking
  • DeepLearningAI – Generative AI for Everyone
  • University System of Georgia – Leading Organizational Change
  • University of California, Irvine – Fundamentals of Management
  • Bellevue University - BS Business Management & Leadership
  • Bellevue University - BS Supply Chain, Trans, Logistics
  • SNHU - BS Business Administration
  • SNHU - BS Computer Science
  • Purdue University - BS Business Administration
  • University of Arkansas - BSBA in Marketing
  • University of Arkansas - BSBA in Supply Chain Management 
  • University of Arizona - BAS in Applied Computing

For complete list of options, click the Get Started button below.

Click here for a list of application dates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Walmart pays for program tuition for eligible associates. Walmart also reimburses all required program fees, including books, registration fees, technology fees, required exam fees, inclusive access content fees, required graduation fees, and externship fees for eligible associates.

We are actively pursuing adding language programs to our portfolio.

Walmart is dedicated to ensuring all associates can develop the skills they need. Check out Career Navigation to learn more about what opportunities are available.

We are not currently considering adding masters degrees to our portfolio, as very few roles within the organization require that level of education.

Still have questions? We’d love to answer them for you! Email us at livebetteru@walmart.com.

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