Western Governors University Online

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Established in 1997, Western Governors University is a private, non-profit oriented, co-educational institution of higher education situated in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The University educate more than 7,500 undergraduate and 3,000 plus postgraduate students through highly qualified faculty members of 274 plus and has 300+ staff members to offer them the services they want.

The University offers bachelors and master's degrees in information technology, business, teacher education and health profession degrees to more than 1500 students each year. The University is authorized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NCCU) and accepts applications only from the citizens of the United States and select geographical areas of Canada.


Western Governors University was established in 1997 by Roy Romer. Since then, The University has been providing high quality education to students from all over the world and has become a roll model in the field of higher education.

Mission Statement:

Mission of Western Governors University is to educate those individuals wishing to achieve higher education on a part-time and/or distance learning basis. The university works on making the education gain able by offering scholarships and other forms of financial aid to its students. The main aim of the University is to improve quality of education and make gaining post-secondary education easy by providing standard-based professional degrees and other honorable credentials that are both in demand and credible to all academic institutions and employers.

Western Governors University – Overview:

Western Governors University was established in 1997 and is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The university enrolls more than 1,500 each year and educates them in different fields at Bachelor and Master`s level.

Western Governors University – Online:

The modern age is the age of technology. Understanding the modern world need of education, The Western Governors University started it`s online educational program through its virtual online campus. The aim of this educational program is to educate working adults seeking advancement in their career degree or employment opportunity. The University also provides many student supportive facilities including 24/7 library access, frequent access to faculty members during office timings, and liberty to take lectures at any time.

Colleges and Schools:

  • Online Teacher Licensure Degree Programs
  • Online Teacher Licensure Degree Programs
  • Online College of Information Technology
  • Online College of Health Professions

Degree Programs and Courses:

1.    Online Teacher Licensure Degree Programs
  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8)
  • B.A. Early Childhood Education
  • B.A. Mathematics (5-9 or 5-12)
  • B.A. Science (5-9)
  • B.A. Science (Chemistry, 5-12)
  • B.A. Science (Physics, 5-12)
  • B.A. Science (Biological Sciences, 5-12)
  • B.A. Science (Geosciences, 5-12)
  • B.A. Special Education (PK-12)
2.    Online Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Programs
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program (K-8)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program, Mathematics
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program, Science
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program, Social Science
3.    Online Master in Education with Teacher Licensure Programs
  • M.A. Teaching (K-8)
  • M.A. Teaching, Mathematics
  • M.A. Teaching, Science
  • M.A. Teaching, Social Science
4.    Online Graduate Programs for Licensed Teachers
  • M.S. Special Education (PK-12)
  • M.S. Educational Leadership
  • M.A. English Language Learning/English as a Second Language (ELL/ESL) (PK-12)
  • M.A. Mathematics Education (K-6, 5-9, or 5-12)
  • M.A. Science Education (5-9)
  • M.A. Science Education (Chemistry, 5-12)
  • M.A. Science Education (Physics, 5-12)
  • M.A. Science Education (Biological Sciences, 5-12)
  • M.A. Science Education (Geosciences, 5-12)
  • M.Ed. Instructional Design
  • M.Ed. Learning and Technology
  • M.Ed. Measurement and Evaluation
  • Endorsement Preparation Program in English Language Learning (ELL/ESL) (PK-12)
  • Endorsement Preparation Program in Educational Leadership
5.    Online College of Business
  • B.S. Business Management
  • B.S. Business—Human Resource Management
  • B.S. Business—Information Technology Management
  • B.S. Marketing Management
  • B.S. Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • M.B.A. Information Technology Management
  • M.B.A. Healthcare Management
6.    Online College of Information Technology
  • B.S. Information Technology
  • B.S. Information Technology—Networks Administration
  • B.S. Information Technology—Networks Design and Management
  • B.S. Information Technology—Databases
  • B.S. Information Technology—Security
  • B.S. Information Technology—Software
  • B.S. Health Informatics
  • M.S. Information Security and Assurance
  • M.B.A. Information Technology Management
7.    Online College of Health Professions
  • B.S. Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • B.S. Nursing (Pre-licensure)
  • B.S. Health Informatics
  • M.S. Nursing—Education
  • M.S. Nursing—Leadership and Management
  • M.S. Nursing—Education (RN to MSN Option)
  • M.S. Nursing—Leadership and Management (RN to MSN Option)
  • M.B.A. Healthcare Management

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