Western Governors University (WGU) (www.wgu.edu) is the country’s only online competency-based university. WGU is accredited under the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities - one of the accrediting commissions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The university is also nationally accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The WGU Teachers College is the first and only online provider to receive accreditation from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has presented 2008 International Distance Learning Awards in two categories to Western Governors University. The WGU Online MBA program is rated as one of the “Top 25 Online MBA Best Buy” by GetEducated.com, placed 16th Best Buy for regionally accredited MBA.

WGU is also ranked as one of the Top Online Universities in the nation, placed 9th among top online colleges and universities in the Online Education Database (OEDb) 2009 College Rankings.

Following online MBA programs are offered:
  • Master of Business Administration
  • MBA -- Information Technology Management
  • MBA -- Healthcare Management
The WGU Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is specifically designed for experienced business managers who want to upgrade their skills and move up the career path. Graduates will earn the accredited MBA Degree and the Certified Master of Business Administration (CMBA) designation upon completion of the program.

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