Total Enrollment 15,870
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 47 : 1

Western Governors University

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4001 East 700 South, Suite 701, Salt Lake City, Utah 84107
(801) 274-3280

The primary mission of Western Governors University is to improve quality and expand access to postsecondary educational opportunities by providing a means for individuals to learn, independent of time or place, and to earn competency-based degrees and other credentials that are credible to both academic institutions and employers.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student 3% or less
 
 
 
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Admissions Office Phone (866) 225-5948
Admissions Office Email transcriptinfo@wgu.edu
Admissions Office Address Western Governors University ATTN: Transcripts Department 4001 South 700 East, Suite 700 Salt Lake City, UT 84107-2533
Admissions Transfer URL http://www.wgu.edu/admissions/transferring
Admissions Website http://www.wgu.edu/admissions/requirements (find financial aid info here)
Application Website http://www.wgu.edu/wgu/app/app_step0.asp     Click here to request free info
Application Fee $65
 
Western Governors University Programs & Course Catalog
B.A. in Early Childhood Education Our online early childhood education degree will prepare you to fill a vital role in the education of young children. The B.A. in Early Childhood Education (Birth through Grade Three) ...show more »

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) Our online elementary education degree will put you in the classroom of your dreams. The B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) will teach you the content knowledge and teaching skills necessary ...show more »

B.A. in Mathematics (5-9 or 9-12) Our online math degree puts you in high demand. The B.A. in Mathematics (5-9 or 5-12) prepares you for secondary licensure in middle school or high school mathematics. You will ...show more »

B.A. in Science (5-12 Biological Science) Our online biology degree prepares you to teach how the world works and evolves. The B.A. in Science (Biological Science, 5-12) with its specialization in biology teaches you the skills ...show more »

B.A. in Science (5-12 Chemistry) Our online chemistry degree prepares you to teach high school chemistry. The B.A. in Science (Chemistry, 5-12) with its specialization in chemistry teaches you the skills and knowledge in general ...show more »

B.A. in Science (5-12 Geosciences) Our online geoscience degree prepares you to teach high school earth science. The B.A. in Science (Geosciences, 5-12) with its specialization in earth science (geosciences) teaches you the skills and ...show more »

B.A. in Science (5-12 Physics) Students who enroll in Western Governors University's Bachelor of Arts in Science (Physics, 5-12) program have the opportunity to study general science, advanced physics, and teaching methods. The program consists ...show more »

B.A. in Science (5-9) Our online science teacher degree will prepare you to teach the language of how things work. The B.A. in Science (5-9) teaches you the skills and knowledge in general science ...show more »

B.A. In Special Education (PK-12) Our online teaching degree leading to special education certification will prepare you to fill a vital need in your community. The B.A. in Special Education (K-12) teaches the content knowledge ...show more »

B.S. - Nursing Want to become a nurse? Now is the perfect time to become a Registered Nurse (RN). WGU’s B.S. in Nursing (Prelicensure) degree program prepares you with the content knowledge and ...show more »

B.S. Business - Accounting Our online accounting degree will put you in high demand. The B.S. in Accounting will enable you to solidify your knowledge and skills in financial and cost accounting, tax accounting, ...show more »

B.S. Business - Business Management Our online business management degree will help your career soar. The B.S. in Business Management enables you to build broad skills and knowledge in business management that will give an ...show more »

B.S. Business - Human Resource Management Our online human resource degree will boost your HR career. The B.S. in Business—Human Resource Management degree will combine expertise in human resources with knowledge and skills in business and ...show more »

B.S. Business - Information Technology Management Our online technology management degree will help you take charge of your IT career. The B.S. in Business—Information Technology Management will help you meld technical expertise with knowledge and skills ...show more »

B.S. Business - Marketing Management Our online marketing degree will give you a significant step up the career ladder. The B.S. in Marketing Management will build your knowledge of strategic marketing, product management, promotion, pricing, ...show more »

B.S. Health Informatics Our online health informatics degree will give you a tremendous advantage. The B.S. in Health Informatics combines concepts in healthcare, information technology, and leadership practice to provide you with the ...show more »

B.S. Information Technology The B.S. in Information Technology will give you a foundation of IT skills and knowledge as well as nine recognized industry certifications that will boost your career’s long-term health. You ...show more »

B.S. Information Technology - Databases The B.S. in Information Technology will give you a foundation of IT skills and knowledge as well as nine recognized industry certifications that will boost your career’s long-term health. You ...show more »

B.S. Information Technology - Networks Administration Our computer networking degree for network server administrators will propel you to career success. The B.S. in Information Technology—Networks Administration will prepare you with the cutting-edge network server administration skills ...show more »

B.S. Information Technology - Networks Design and Management Our network design degree will launch your network systems engineering career. The B.S. in Information Technology—Networks Design and Management will give you leading-edge networks design and engineering skills that employers ...show more »

B.S. Information Technology - Security Our online IT security degree will set your security career in motion. The B.S. in Information Technology—Security will help you develop the latest security management skills and provide you with ...show more »

B.S. Information Technology - Software Our online software development degree will take your career to the next level. The B.S. in Information Technology—Software will help you develop solution-driven software development skills while you earn ten ...show more »

Endorsement Prep. Program in ELL (PK-12) Our online endorsement in education leadership program is a great way for those with master’s degrees to become a principal, vice principal, or associate principal. This program is designed for ...show more »

M.A. in English Language Learning (PK-12) (ELL/ESL) Our online master’s in ELL education will turn you into a leader. The M.A. in English Language Learning/English as a Second Language (PK-12) will prepare you to teach effectively in ...show more »

M.A. in Mathematics Education (K-6, 5-9, or 5-12) Our online master’s in math education will provide you with specialized knowledge and solid math teaching skills. The M.A. in Mathematics Education will prepare you to certify in the high-demand ...show more »

M.A. in Science Education (5-12 Biological Science) Our online master’s degree in biology will help you reach your potential. The M.A. in Science Education (Biological Science, 5-12) with its specialization in biology prepares you for secondary certification ...show more »

M.A. in Science Education (5-12 Chemistry) Our online chemistry master’s degree will help you reach students in new ways. The M.A. in Science Education (Chemistry, 5-12) with its specialization in chemistry prepares you for secondary certification ...show more »

M.A. in Science Education (5-12 Geosciences) The path to personal achievement and professional prestige as a high school earth science (geosciences) teacher begins with having your secondary certification, and the right master’s degree. WGU Indiana’s online ...show more »

M.A. in Science Education (5-12 Physics) Our online physics master’s degree will help you maximize the impact of your lessons. The M.A. in Science Education (Physics, 5-12) with its specialization in physics prepares you for secondary ...show more »

M.A. in Science Education (5-9) Our online master’s in science education will help you reach the next level of your profession. The M.A. in Science Education (5-9) prepares you for secondary science certification to teach ...show more »

M.A. in Teaching (PK-8) Become an elementary school teacher and earn your master’s degree online. The online master’s degree for elementary education combines preparation for licensure as an elementary school teacher with coursework to ...show more »

M.A. in Teaching - Mathematics (5-9 or 9-12) Become a mathematics teacher and earn your master’s degree online. The online master’s degree in math education combines preparation for licensure as a middle school or high school math teacher ...show more »

M.A. in Teaching - Science (5-9 or 9-12) Become a science teacher and earn your master’s degree online. The online graduate degree in science education combines preparation for licensure as a middle school or high school science teacher ...show more »

M.A. in Teaching - Social Science (5-12) Become a social science teacher and earn your master’s degree online. The online social science master’s degree combines preparation for licensure as a middle school or high school social science ...show more »

M.Ed. Instructional Design Our online instructional design degree will develop your curriculum and instructional expertise. The M.Ed. in Instructional Design will prepare you to use technology for instructional purposes and allow you to ...show more »

M.Ed. Learning and Technology Our online master’s in teaching and learning will develop your technology integration skills. The M.Ed. in Learning and Technology will enhance your teaching talents and increase your technology integration skills ...show more »

M.S. in Educational Leadership Our online education leadership master’s degree will put you in an excellent position to take leadership of your own school. The M.S. in Educational Leadership will prepare you for certification ...show more »

M.S. in Nursing --Education (RN to MSN Option) Our online RN to MSN program will enhance your personal status and prepare you to teach the next generation of nurses. You’ll complete bachelor’s degree coursework and earn your master’s ...show more »

M.S. in Nursing --Leadership and Management (RN to MSN Option) Our online RN to MSN program will enhance your personal status and prepare you to teach the next generation of nurses. You’ll complete bachelor’s degree coursework and earn your master’s ...show more »

M.S. in Special Education (PK-12) Our online master’s in special education will prepare you to fill a crucial teaching position. The M.S. in Special Education (K-12) will enhance your teaching talents and enable you to ...show more »

M.S. Information Security and Assurance Our online information security master’s program will give you a tremendous advantage in this highly competitive field. The M.S. in Information Security and Assurance will prepare you with the necessary ...show more »

M.S. Nursing - Education Our online master’s in nursing education will prepare you to teach a new generation of nurses. Competencies for this specialty were derived from the NLN Nurse Educator standards and the ...show more »

M.S. Nursing - Leadership/Management Western Governors University's Master of Science in Nursing - Leadership and Management (RN to MSN) program is designed to help students learn to run healthcare facilities or supervise nursing teams ...show more »

Master of Business Administration Our online MBA degree will help you rise above the competition. This MBA, with a focus on strategy and management, incorporates teamwork development and simulations as well as the knowledge ...show more »

MBA - Healthcare Management The online MBA in Healthcare Management from WGU Indiana gives you the tools and skills to advance in this dynamic field. This flexible program offers personalized schedules and educates you ...show more »

MBA - Information Technology Management The online MBA with an IT management emphasis will make you incredibly valuable in the Information Technology industry. The MBA in Information Technology will prepare you with the skills and ...show more »

Post-bacc Teacher Prep Prgm (K-8) Have a bachelor’s degree and looking to become a teacher? The online post-baccalaureate licensure program is the fastest way to earn your elementary teaching license. You’ll become a highly qualified ...show more »

Post-bacc Teacher Prep Prgm --Math (5-9 or 5-12) Have a bachelor’s degree and looking to become a mathematics teacher? The online post-baccalaureate program in mathematics is the fastest way to earn your math teaching license. You’ll become a ...show more »

Post-bacc Teacher Prep Prgm --Science (5-9 or 5-12) Have a bachelor’s degree and looking to become a science teacher? The online science teacher certification program is the fastest way to earn your science teaching license. You’ll become a ...show more »

Post-bacc Teacher Prep Prgm --Social Science (5-12) Have a bachelor’s degree and looking to become a social science teacher? The online social science teacher certification program is the fastest way to earn your social science teaching license. ...show more »

B.S. Sales and Sales Management Our online sales and sales management degree will give you an advantage in this largely “recession-proof” field. The B.S. in Sales and Sales Management will equip you with in-depth knowledge ...show more »

Endorsement Prep. Program in Educational Leadership Our online endorsement in education leadership program is a great way for those with master’s degrees to become a principal, vice principal, or associate principal. This program is designed for ...show more »

B.S. in Elemenetary Education

 
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FLORENCE ANDEBE on September 02, 2011 said:

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