Western Governors University (120)

Western Governors University (WGU) is an online, nonprofit university focused on you, the student. Our tuition is affordable—almost half the cost of for-profit universities—and we offer NCATE-accredited bachelor's and master’s degrees in mathematics, science, special education, ELL/ESL, and other critical teaching disciplines.


A teacher’s time is valuable. Make the most of yours by earning your bachelor's or master’s degree on your schedule and within your budget at WGU!


Find out why WGU is great for teachers:

  • Nationally, regionally, and NCATE accredited
  • Online, nonprofit university
  • Measures competency, not seat time, through rigorous assessments
  • Supportive mentor system is focused on your success
  • A great value with very affordable tuition
  • *** SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE ***
    In partnership with the NEA Academy, WGU proudly offers NEA members an exclusive opportunity to obtain a WGU NEA Academy Partner Scholarship. Multiple applicants seeking to earn a master’s degree in education will be awarded up to $2,400 in program assistance!

Available Courses
Endorsement Preparation Program - English Language Learning/English as a Second Language (Pre-K-12)
Endorsement Preparation Program in Educational Leadership
M. A. Science Education Physics 5-12
M. S. Special Education K-12
M.A. English Language Learning/English as a Second Language (ELL/ESL) Pre-K-12
M.A. Mathematics Education 5-12
M.A. Mathematics Education 5-9
M.A. Mathematics Education K-6
M.A. Science Education 5-9
M.A. Science Education: Biological Science 5-12
M.A. Science Education: Chemistry 5-12
M.A. Science Education: Geosciences 5-12
M.A. Teaching Mathematics (5-9 or 5-12)
M.A. Teaching Science 5-9 or 5-12
M.A. Teaching, Social Science (5-12)
M.Ed. Instructional-Design
M.Ed. Learning & Technology
M.S. Curriculum and Instruction
M.S. Educational Leadership
M.S. Information Security and Assurance
M.S. Information Technology- Network Management
M.S. Nursing - Education
M.S. Nursing - Education (RN to MSN option)
M.S. Nursing - Leadership and Management
M.S. Nursing - Leadership and Management (RN to MSN Option)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
MBA Healthcare Management
MBA Information Technology Management
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program, Elementary Education (K-8)
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program, Mathematics (5-9 or 5-12)
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program, Science (5-9 or 5-12)
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program, Social Science (5-12)
B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8)
B.A. Mathematics (5-9 or 5-12)
B.A. Science (5-9)
B.A. Science (Biological Sciences, 5-12)
B.A. Science (Chemistry, 5-12)
B.A. Science (Geosciences, 5-12)
B.A. Science (Physics, 5-12)
B.A. Special Education (K-12)
B.S. Accounting
B.S. Business - Human Resource Management
B.S. Business - Information Technology Management
B.S. Business Management
B.S. Health Informatics
B.S. Information Technology
B.S. Information Technology - Databases
B.S. Information Technology - Network Administration
B.S. Information Technology - Network Design & Management
B.S. Information Technology - Security
B.S. Information Technology - Software
B.S. Marketing Management
B.S. Nursing (RN to BSN)
B.S. Sales and Sales Management
WGU-NEA Academy Partner Scholarship