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Named a "Best Value School" by University Research & Review year after year.

Certs or a degree? Your ambition demands both.

You have drive and passion. You want to stand out from the competition and impress employers. We match your ambition by giving you the chance to get an IT degree AND top industry certifications at the same time. 

  • Certs and a degree: Our IT courses are designed to reflect the latest in industry standards. In fact, many courses incorporate top certifications — at no extra cost! (And if you already have certifications, you may be able to waive some course requirements.)
  • The flexibility you need: Never log into class. Never sit through a boring lecture. You pass courses by proving what you know — as soon as you’re ready.
  • A cost you can swing: Low tuition charged per term, not per credit (so graduating faster costs less).
  • The results you’re seeking: A degree is an achievement that comes with lasting benefits for your career and your bottom line.
  • Scholarships you can earn: We are offering over $500,000 in scholarships this year.
    See which opportunities you qualify for and apply today!

Information technology degrees plus industry certs from a respected IT college.

The flexibility you need. The respect you deserve.

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Certifications included in each program.

Computer Science – B.S.

Certifications included:

  • CompTIA Project+
  • ITIL®1 Foundation Certification

1. ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Data Management/Data Analytics – B.S.

  • Udacity Nanodegree
  • CompTIA A+ (Parts 1 and 2)
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Project+
  • CompTIA IT Operations Specialist
  • CIW Data Analyst

Cybersecurity and Information Assurance – M.S.

  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker
  • EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

Information Technology – B.S.

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Project+
  • CompTIA IT Operations Specialist 
  • CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist  
  • LPI Linux Essentials
  • ITIL®1 Foundation Certification

1. ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

MBA Information Technology Management

Earn the online college degree that can move your career into IT...

Earn the online college degree that can move your...

Earn the online college degree that can move your career into IT upper management:

  • Time: Graduates can finish in 12 months
  • Tuition and fees: $4,675 per 6-month term.

Sample careers and jobs this business degree will prepare you for:

  • Chief technology officer
  • Director of IT services
  • Senior systems administrator
  • Management information systems director
  • Computer and information systems manager

Learn to navigate emergencies, execute strategies, and optimize systems with the competencies within this specialty MBA.

Compare with M.S. IT Management

Cloud Computing – B.S.

  • Amazon AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • Amazon AWS SysOps Administration–Associate
  • LPI Linux Essentials
  • A+ (CompTIA)
  • Cloud+ (CompTIA)
  • Network+ (CompTIA)
  • Security+ (CompTIA)
  • Project+ (CompTIA)
  • ITIL®1 Foundation Certification (Axelos)

1. ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Software Development – B.S.

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Project+
  • CIW User Interface Designer
  • ITIL®1 Foundation

1. ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Cybersecurity and Information Assurance – B.S.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) - Associate of (ISC)2 designation
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) - Associate of (ISC)2 designation
  • ITIL® Foundation Certification
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst Certification (CySA+)
  • CompTIA IT Operations Specialist
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Network Vulnerability Assessment Professional
  • CompTIA Network Security Professional
  • CompTIA PenTest+
  • CompTIA Project+
  • CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Security Analytics Professional

1. ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Network Operations and Security – B.S.

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Project+
  • CompTIA IT Operations Specialist
  • CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist
  • Axelos ITIL®1 Foundation
  • LPI Linux Essentials
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Amazon AWS SysOps Administration-Associate
  • Amazon AWS Cloud Practitioner

1. ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Information Technology Management – M.S.

  • PMI Certified Associate in Project Management*

* optional

Data Analytics – M.S.

No certifications are included with this degree, but students will learn about AI, machine learning, modern analytic tools (Python, R, SQL, and Tableau), and more.

IT Management – B.S. Business Administration

IT managers are needed in nearly every organization:...

IT managers are needed in nearly every...

IT managers are needed in nearly every organization:

  • Time: 70% of graduates finish within 41 months.
  • Tuition and fees: $3,720 per 6-month term.

Some careers and jobs this business degree will prepare you for:

  • Vice president of risk management
  • Product security incident manager
  • Vice president of technical services
  • CTO and CIO
  • Director of IT

Key competencies of these online courses align with industry needs: management and leadership, networks and security, and information systems management.

Health Information Management – B.S.

A program designed for future leaders in HIM:...

A program designed for future leaders in HIM:...

A program designed for future leaders in HIM:

  • Time: 60% of grads earned this degree in 36 months or less.
  • Tuition and fees: $3,795 per 6-month term, plus a Health Professions Student Fee of $350.

Some careers and jobs this degree will prepare you for:

  • Director of informatics
  • HIMS chief
  • Information systems auditor
  • Outpatient coder
  • Health records manager

This CAHIIM-accredited program makes you eligible for the RHIA exam. 

Compare with B.S. Business – Healthcare Management

Spend less with flat-rate tuition.

You pay tuition per six-month term, not per course or credit. So when you move faster through your courses, you also lower your total bill!

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Tuition rates effective August 1, 2021. Tuition covers unlimited courses per term. 
All programs: $145 per-term Resource Fee covers e-textbooks and learning resources, saving you thousands. Non-refundable $65 one-time application fee. Program fees and other fees: Some programs have small per-term or one-time fees specific to that program's costs. Your Enrollment Counselor can provide more information.

WGU alumni shine on the job.

They're Prepared

95% said that their WGU graduates were prepared for their jobs

95% of employers said that WGU graduates were prepared for their jobs.

They're Top Candidates

96% said they would hire another WGU graduate

96% of employers said they would hire another WGU graduate.

They Wow

98% of employers said WGU graduates meet or exceed expectations

98% of employers said WGU graduates met or exceeded expectations.

Source: 2020 Harris Poll survey of 300 employers

A WGU degree pays for itself faster and adds little to no new debt.

By providing useful information and advice on responsible borrowing before enrollment, keeping tuition low while you’re enrolled, and providing programs that lead to better jobs after graduation, WGU packs a one-two-three punch designed to keep your debt low and your return on investment quick.

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Recent WGU grads reported earning, on average, $12,300 more within two years of graduation, compared with income prior to enrollment...

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...and by four years after graduation, that salary increase averaged $21,800, compared with the national average of just $11,500.

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With an average cost of $15,165 for a bachelor’s degree, the return on investment of a WGU degree is less than two years.

Based on 2020 Harris Poll salary data and internal WGU data for undergraduates who earned a bachelor's degree in 2020.

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