WGU Tip and Advice Center
Finding an Affordable Online School
- Narrowing Your Search to Find an Affordable Online Degree
- Ways to Pay for Your Education
- What is a Pell Grant?
- The 411 on Student Loans (Yes, You Have to Pay Them Back!)
- Getting a Quality Education: Quality Can Be Affordable
- Save Money by Going to School Online
- Finding Scholarships That Fit You
- Comparing Online Schools
- Affordable Doesn’t Mean Easy
Why Accreditation Matters
- What is Accreditation?
- Does Accreditation Really Matter?
- What’s the Difference Between National and Regional Accreditation?
- The Purpose of Accreditation
- Why You Should Care About Accreditation
- Steer Clear of Non-Accredited Schools
- Finding the Right Type of Accreditation for your Education
- How to Avoid Diploma Mills
- Questions to Ask About Accreditation
What to Expect From an Online University
- Choosing an Online School
- Online Learning Myths
- Earning a Degree Accepted by Employers
- Online Schools Offer Flexibility
- Challenge Yourself with an Online Education
- Online Degrees Can Offer More than Traditional Universities
- Earning a Degree Online v. Earning a Degree on Campus
- Shopping for an Online University: Questions to Ask
- Connecting with Other Students at an Online University
- Complete Your Degree Fast in an Online Program
What to Expect by Earning Your Degree Online
- Pros and Cons of Earning a Degree Online
- What’s the Online Education Industry Look Like?
- Tips to Achieve Success as an Online Student
- What’s the World of Online Learning Like?
- Online Education Takes Discipline
- Is Distance Learning Right for You?
- Succeeding as an Online Student
- Earn your Degree Online for Flexibility and Convenience
- Who Can Benefit from an Online College Degree Program
- What Earning a Degree Can Mean for You
Getting Your Bachelor's Degree Online
- Types of Online Bachelor’s Degree Available
- Why Get a Bachelor’s Degree Online?
- Cost of Online Bachelor Degree Programs
- Lifetime Earnings with a Bachelor’s Degree
- How to Find the Best Online Bachelor Degree Programs
- The 411 on Getting Your Bachelor Degree
- How to Choose the Right Degree for You
- How Employers View Online Bachelor Degrees
- Fast Growing Careers that Require a Bachelor’s Degree
- Highest Paying Bachelor’s Degree Jobs
Getting Your Master’s Degree Online
- What Does Earning a Master’s Degree Involve?
- Is Earning a Master’s Degree for Me?
- Are You Ready to Go Back to School?
- Finding the Right Graduate Program for You
- Will an Online Master’s Degree Result in a Raise?
- Cost of an Online Master’s Degree Program
- Admission Requirements for Online Master’s Programs
- How Long Does it Take to Earn a Master’s Degree Online?
- The 411 on Online Master’s Degrees
- Earning Your Master’s Degree Online v. On-campus
Getting an Online Business Degree
- Benefits to Earning your Business Degree Online
- Finding a Business Degree that Fits Your Career Goals
- Earn an Accounting Degree Online
- Taking the Challenge: Earning your MBA
- Benefits of an MBA
- Why a Business Degree?
- Career Options for Graduates with a Human Resource Degree
- Who Would Benefit from a Business Degree in Marketing
- How Much Money Can You Earn with a Business Degree?
Getting an Online IT Degree
- Choosing an IT Degree That’s Right for You
- What to Expect form an IT Degree
- What you will Learn in a Master of Science in Information Security Program
- The Importance of IT Certifications
- Exploring Different IT Jobs
- Earning a Network Administration Degree
- Earning a Software Development Degree
- What to Expect from a Network Systems Engineering Degree
- The Importance of IT Certification in a Tough Economy
Getting an Online Teaching Degree
- The Importance of NCATE Accreditation
- Growing Demand for Science Teachers: Earn Your Teaching Degree Online
- Become an Elementary Teacher Online
- Further Your Teaching Career by Earning a Master’s Degree
- Become a Licensed Teacher Online
- Do the Math; Demand for Math Teachers Grows
- Job Opportunities for People with an Early Childhood Education Degree
- A Career in Special Education
- Become a Principal with an Education Leadership Degree
- Teaching Special Education
Getting an Online Nursing Degree
- Earning Your Nursing License Online
- Already an RN? Earn your B.S. in Nursing Online
- Benefits of Earning a CCNE-Accredited Nursing Degree
- Earning your RN to MSN Online
- Advance Your Nursing Degree with an MSN
- Are You Ready for the Rewards of a Nursing Career?
- Earning your Nursing Degree Online
- Which Nursing Degree Do You Need?
- Nursing Shortage Impacts Nurse Educators, Too
- Become a Nurse Educator