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  • WGU Texas is a nonprofit, online university designed to expand access to higher education for Texas residents. Established by the state of Texas through a partnership with nationally recognized Western Governors University, WGU Texas offers over 50 accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in high-demand career fields.

    How WGU Texas is different:

    • An online, nonprofit, competency-based university
    • Measures competency, not seat time, through rigorous assessments
    • Students are assigned mentors who assist them through graduation and beyond
    • Allows students to begin their degree program on the first of any month
    • A great value, with tuition that is typically less than half the cost of what other online universities charge

    How WGU Texas is similar to other universities:

    • Grants accredited bachelor’s and master’s degrees
    • Offers federal financial aid to its students
    • Accepts relevant transfer credits from other accredited schools
    • Awards degrees that are accepted by employers

    See how WGU Texas can make your educational dreams a reality. Contact an Enrollment Counselor at 1.877.214.7011 or click here for more information.

    • Become a teacher—or advance your current teaching career—with a Texas online teaching degree from WGU Texas. WGU Texas' Teachers College is a highly respected, NCATE-accredited leader in online teacher education, and its nonprofit status allows you to benefit from superior programs at a cost that is typically less than half the cost of what other online universities charge.

      • 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, Elementary Ed (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)
      • M.S. Curriculum and Instruction
      • M.S. Special Education (K–12)
      • M.S. Educational Leadership
      • M.A. English Language Learning/English as a Second Language (PreK–12)
      • M.Ed. Instructional Design
      • M.Ed. Learning and Technology
      • 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)
      • Endorsement Preparation Program, English Language Learning (PreK–12)
      • Endorsement Preparation Program, Educational Leadership
    • WGU Texas' online business degrees were designed with busy working adults like you in mind. Our degrees are accredited, respected by employers, and will give you the strategic skills and business know-how today's employers are looking for. Our unique competency-based approach offers you the flexibility to learn whenever your schedule allows, at a cost you can afford.

      • B.S. Business Management
      • B.S. Business—Healthcare Management
      • B.S. Business—Human Resource Management
      • B.S. Business—Information Technology Management
      • B.S. Sales and Sales Management
      • B.S. Marketing Management
      • B.S. Accounting
      • Master of Business Administration
      • MBA—Information Technology Management
      • MBA—Healthcare Management
      • M.S. Management and Leadership
      • M.S. Accounting
    • WGU Texas' online IT degrees will provide you with the cutting-edge industry knowledge and credentials you need to get ahead in this competitive field. Our IT bachelor's programs incorporate up to eighteen industry-respected certifications (at no additional cost), and our IT master's programs give established IT professionals the advanced expertise and managerial skills they need to take their careers to the next level.

      • B.S. Information Technology
      • B.S. Information Technology—Network Administration
      • B.S. Information Technology—Security
      • B.S. Information Technology—Software
      • B.S. Software Development
      • B.S. Health Informatics (from the College of Health Professions)
      • B.S. Business—Information Technology Management (from the College of Business)
      • M.S. Information Security and Assurance
      • M.S. Information Technology Management
      • MBA—Information Technology Management
    • WGU Texas' College of Health Professions offers online healthcare degrees designed to meet the state of Texas' ever-increasing demand for competent, compassionate healthcare professionals. WGU Texas' online healthcare degrees are perfect for healthcare professionals looking to enhance their credentials, or for those who wish to break into this fast-growing field.

      Through Western Governors University, WGU Texas' nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791).

      • B.S. Nursing (Prelicensure)
      • B.S. Nursing (RN to BSN online)
      • B.S. Health Informatics
      • M.S. Nursing—Education (for RNs with BSNs)
      • M.S. Nursing—Leadership and Management (for RNs with BSNs)
      • M.S. Nursing—Education (RN to MSN Option)
      • M.S. Nursing—Leadership and Management (RN to MSN Option)
      • MBA—Healthcare Management
  • Accreditation

    Through Western Governors University, WGU Texas is:

    • Regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
    • NCATE accredited for our teacher education programs
    • CCNE accredited* for our nursing programs
    • CAHIIM accredited for our health informatics program

    Very Affordable Tuition

    Tuition for a six-month term is $2,890, $3,250, or $4,250, depending on the program. WGU Texas charges tuition at a flat rate every six months, so you pay for the time, not the credit hours. Compare that with what other reputable, regionally accredited online universities charge and you’ll discover WGU Texas' tuition is typically half the cost.

    Financial Aid

    Through Western Governors University, WGU Texas is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to offer federal financial aid. Learn more about financial aid options by clicking here.


    WGU Texas offers several scholarship options to those who qualify.

    Learn more by clicking here, or call an Enrollment Counselor at 1.877.214.7011.

    * The nursing bachelor’s and master’s programs at WGU Texas are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791).

  • Are You WGU Texas?

    At WGU Texas we want you to graduate, not just enroll. Because of that, we work to ensure that every student we admit is a good fit for WGU Texas’s programs and competency-based, online academic model. Our admissions process is designed to help both you and WGU Texas reach an informed decision about the likelihood of your success.

    Here are some of the factors we take into account when making an admission decision:

    • Your interview with an Enrollment Counselor. This interview determines your fit with our competency-based model.
    • Your college and work experience. Those with college experience—or an associate or bachelor's degree—are more likely to succeed at WGU Texas.
    • Your results from the WGU Readiness Assessment (if required).
    • The time commitment you can make to your studies. You can expect to spend at least 15–20 hours a week.

    New terms begin at the first of every month, so now is the time to contact an Enrollment Counselor. Click here or call 1.877.214.7011 to start making your educational dreams a reality.