Western Governors University - School of Information Science - Undergraduate

4001 East 700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

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Founded by 19 U.S. governors, Western Governors University is a private, nonprofit, online university that offers accredited bachelor’s degree programs in information technology for individuals who want to earn their degrees, as well as industry-recognized IT certifications. WGU offers a general IT bachelor’s degree, which incorporates a variety of IT disciplines, as well as specialized IT degrees in software, IT security, network administration, network design and management, and health informatics, all of which incorporate multiple certifications from reputable organizations—including Microsoft, CompTIA, CIW, and Cisco—at no additional cost. WGU’s unique competency-based model measures learning rather than time in a classroom and provides a relevant professional education designed to enhance your job skills and prepare you for career success. Progress is determined by your ability to pass assessments—tests, projects, essays, and task assignments—that measure your knowledge and skills in critical subject areas. Students who already possess the required skills and knowledge are able to leverage these competencies to complete assessments faster and accelerate their progress. WGU also gives you unparalleled flexibility and control over your education, a dedicated mentor committed to your success, and affordable tuition. The university is also a member of the Microsoft IT Academy.


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