Online Teacher Licensure Programs

Explore the online teaching degrees offered at WGU Texas:

B.A. Elementary Education

B.A. Special Education (K–12)

B.S. Mathematics Education (Middle Grades or Secondary)

B.S. Science Education (Secondary Chemistry)

B.S. Science Education (Secondary Physics)

B.S. Science Education (Secondary Biological Science)

Post-Baccalaureate, Elementary Education

M.A. Teaching, Elementary Education

M.A. Teaching, English Education (Secondary)

M.A. Teaching, Mathematics (Middle Grades or Secondary)

M.A. Teaching, Science Education (Secondary)

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 through 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.

Already a Teacher? Click here for online master's degree programs for already-certified teachers.

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