Online Teacher Licensure Programs

Explore the online business degrees offered at WGU Texas:

B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies (K–8)

B.A. Special Education (K–12)

B.A. Mathematics (5–9 or 5–12)

B.A. Science (Chemistry, 5–12)

B.A. Science (Physics, 5–12)

B.A. Science (Biological Science, 5–12)

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation, Elementary Education (K–8)

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation, Mathematics (5–9 or 5–12)

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation, Science (5–9 or 5–12)

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation, Social Science (5–12)

M.A. Teaching (K–8)

M.A. Teaching, English (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)

NCATE Accreditation


Through Western Governors University, WGU Texas' online teaching degree programs are NCATE accredited. This prestigious accreditation, offered by the premier accrediting body for teacher preparation programs, shows that WGU Texas teaching program graduates have the subject matter expertise and teaching abilities required to help all students learn.

Read more about our NCATE accreditation.

Demonstration Teaching

Each of WGU Texas' online teacher licensure programs includes student teaching in an actual classroom, which cannot be waived or cleared though prior experience. Your demonstration teaching ensures you'll have the skills and know-how to handle a classroom of your own.

Learn more about the student teaching requirement.

Getting Licensed in Texas

Upon completion of your WGU Texas online teaching bachelor's degree program, you can apply for your initial teaching license through reciprocity. You can apply directly to the state if you complete a post-baccalaureate or master's degree program.

Learn more about how to become a licensed teacher in Texas.

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