WGU Announcements

WGU Launches New Online Master’s Degree for Aspiring English Teachers
WGU has introduced a new master’s degree program for aspiring middle school or high school English teachers who have completed an undergraduate degree in English but still need a teaching credential. The WGU Master of Arts in Teaching English program, which prepares graduates for teacher licensure in all 50 states, is now accepting applicants.

Check out the latest WGU Student and Graduate Population Maps
50,000+ and growing!

Call for National Anthem Singers

Attention: WGU Soon-to-be Graduates and Graduates
Do you live in the Orlando area, or are you traveling there for the national commencement ceremony? Here is a great opportunity to audition to sing the national anthem at the 2015 Winter Commencement Ceremony. To sign up for an audition, please email commencement@wgu.edu by Friday, December 12.

OnlineU named WGU as the best overall value in its new Best Value Online College Rankings.
The rankings were compiled using data from the National Center for Education Statistics, the Federal Student Aid Office, and the schools’ official websites.

Join the Professional Conversation on LinkedIn!
We invite all WGU students an graduates to join the professional conversations in our private WGU Student and Alumni LinkedIn Group. With over 11,400 members, you are certain to find WGU peers to network and converse with! 

WGU Named a Top Military Friendly School for the 5th Year
Online university in top 15 percent of schools recognized for best practices in military education.

WGU Announces Agreement with Nation’s 5th Largest Catholic Health Care System
Nonprofit, online university will offer discounted tuition to employees of Mercy.

Robert Bennett: WGU helping 'STEM' education slippage

White House Recognizes WGU as an Example of What Works in Postsecondary Education
Online university cited in new report for providing affordable, high-quality competency-based programs.

  Western Governors University is proud to present you with the WGU Alumni Access Rewards program. This is our gift to you for completing your studies at WGU. Consider it part of the benefits of completing a degree at WGU. If you have graduated, register now for the alumni community and while registering, say yes, you want access!

WGU Missouri’s Day at the Capitol will bring out WGU Missouri students and alumni in force, to educate lawmakers curious about this new option in Missouri higher education. 


Join us for an evening of celebration!

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