Does Aaron Rodgers have a degree? Jets superstar's educational background explored

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Does Aaron Rodgers have a degree

Aaron Rodgers is one of the most talked about quarterbacks of his generation. The four-time league MVP has been an All-Pro caliber QB for almost two decades, and he's chasing a second Super Bowl ring with the New York Jets.

Here, we will be spotlighting Rodgers' educational background. So, let's examine whether the perennial Pro Bowler has a college degree.

Does Aaron Rodgers have a degree?

No, Aaron Rodgers does not have a degree. The Green Bay Packers legend attended two colleges but did not graduate from either before entering the National Football League.

Rodgers first attended Butte College in Oroville, California, before transferring to the University of California, Berkeley, in 2003.

According to NESN, Rodgers majored in American Studies at Berkeley and excelled academically for most of his college career.

To attain a college degree, an individual is required to study a course for at least three years. Rodgers was selected by the Green Bay Packers in 2005, meaning he couldn't attain the minimum number of years and coursework. Furthermore, he never returned to the University of California, Berkeley, to complete his degree.

Aaron Rodgers has an honorary doctorate

While Aaron Rodgers never earned a bachelor's or master's degree, the future Hall of Famer was conferred with an honorary doctorate in 2018 by the Medical College of Wisconsin.

According to Distractify, the College awarded him an honorary doctorate for helping children with cancer. The report states that Rodgers helped the school raise nearly $3 million for cancer research.

Speaking about the conferment, the president and chief operating officer of Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. John R. Raymond Sr., said:

"It is with a lot of pride that we welcome Aaron to the MCW community. Honorary degree recipients exemplify our commitment to the highest education, innovation, scholarship, or community engagement standards.
"When bestowing an honorary degree, we honor those people in our community who have embraced our ideals and have dedicated a significant portion of their lives to bettering the world around them."

Rodgers continues to be involved in charitable endeavors, and a flag football tournament recently raised $3 million for charities.

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Edited by Akshay Saraswat
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