Western Governors University

  • Locations: Salt Lake City (UT)
  • School Type: Private, Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NWCCU DEAC
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Online Programs: 77
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $6,670
  • Graduate Tuition: $7,790
73% of 684 students said they would recommend this school to others.
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What Students Say

I started the WGU RN to BSN program on November 1, 2019. After starting the program, I had a lot of unexpected obstacles that I encountered along the way that would cause me to lose motivation at times. WGU may not work for everyone, but in my opinion,... Read More

BSNRNSK, Class of 2021

Many persons to whom I speak worry about WGU being a grift; however, it is ACTUALLY brick-and-mortar schools that are the grift these days. If you have looked at brick-and-mortar school's tuition rates lately, they are INSANE and out-of-control and that... Read More

Sparkey, Class of 2020

I'm not sure why there are such low reviews for WGU from others which is why I wanted to complete a review. Yes, the degrees are competency based so if you have zero experience in the chosen field you WILL need to put in extra work and hours in order... Read More

Jennifer, Class of 2021

Online Degrees at Western Governors University

Bachelor's Degrees

  • B.A. Elementary Ed
  • B.A. in Special Education (Mild to Moderate)
  • B.A. in Special Education and Elementary Education (Dual Licensure)
  • B.A. Special Education (K-12)
  • B.S. Accounting
  • B.S. Business - Healthcare Management
  • B.S. Business - Human Resource Management
  • B.S. Business - Information Technology Management
  • B.S. Business Administration—Accounting
  • B.S. Business Administration—Business Management
  • B.S. Business Administration—Business Management (with Healthcare Management)
  • B.S. Business Administration—Business Management (with Marketing)
  • B.S. Business Administration—Healthcare Management
  • B.S. Business Administration—HR Management
  • B.S. Business Administration—IT Management
  • B.S. Business Administration—Marketing Management
  • B.S. Business Management
  • B.S. Cloud Computing
  • B.S. Computer Science
  • B.S. Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
  • B.S. Data Management and Analytics
  • B.S. Health Information Management
  • B.S. Health Services Coordination
  • B.S. Information Technology
  • B.S. Marketing Management
  • B.S. Mathematics Education (Middle Grades)
  • B.S. Mathematics Education (Secondary)
  • B.S. Network Operations and Security
  • B.S. Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • B.S. Science Education (Middle Grades)
  • B.S. Science Education (Secondary Biological Science)
  • B.S. Science Education (Secondary Chemistry)
  • B.S. Science Education (Secondary Earth Science)
  • B.S. Science Education (Secondary Physics)
  • B.S. Software Development
  • B.S. Software Development - C#
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Pre-licensure (Hybrid)

Master's Degrees

  • M.A. English Language Learning (PK-12)
  • M.A. Mathematics Education (K-6)
  • M.A. Mathematics Education (Middle Grades)
  • M.A. Mathematics Education (Secondary)
  • M.A. Science Education (Middle Grades)
  • M.A. Science Education (Secondary Biological Science)
  • M.A. Science Education (Secondary Chemistry)
  • M.A. Science Education (Secondary Earth Science)
  • M.A. Science Education (Secondary Physics)
  • M.A. Teaching - Elementary Education
  • M.A. Teaching - English Education (Secondary)
  • M.A. Teaching - Mathematics Education (Middle Grades)
  • M.A. Teaching - Mathematics Education (Secondary)
  • M.A. Teaching - Science Education (Secondary)
  • M.A. Teaching - Special Education (K-12)
  • M.B.A.
  • M.B.A. Healthcare Management
  • M.B.A. Information Technology Management
  • M.Ed. Instructional Design
  • M.Ed. Learning and Technology
  • M.S. Accounting
  • M.S. Curriculum and Instruction
  • M.S. Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
  • M.S. Data Analytics
  • M.S. Educational Leadership
  • M.S. Information Technology Management
  • M.S. Integrated Healthcare Management
  • M.S. Management & Leadership
  • M.S. Nursing - Education
  • M.S. Nursing - Education (for RNs with BSNs)
  • M.S. Nursing - Education (RN to MSN Option)
  • M.S. Nursing - Leadership (RN to MSN Option)
  • M.S. Nursing - Leadership/Management
  • M.S. Nursing - Nursing Informatics
  • M.S. Nursing - Nursing Informatics (for RNs with BSNs)
  • M.S. Nursing - Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN option)
  • M.S. Special Education (K-12)
  • Master of Health Leadership


  • Endorsement Prep. Program in Educational Leadership
  • Endorsement Prep. Program in ELL (PK-12)