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Earn a Master’s While You Teach

An advanced degree is key to making more money as a teacher. You want to progress, but you have students to teach and plenty to manage at home. Not ready to put your life on hold to earn a master’s? At WGU, you won’t have to. With no set log-in times or test dates, you can study and progress on your schedule. Complete assignments and take tests in the evenings or during summer break. Whether you want to fast-track your degree while teaching or take some time, it’s possible at WGU.

  • Respected. CAEP- and AAQEP-accredited and approved for teacher licensure in all 50 states.
  • Low-cost. With tuition at around $3,975 per six-month term, a master’s degree is affordable. Some students finish in twelve to eighteen months.
  • Achievable. Personalized pacing. 24/7 access to your program. One-on-one faculty guidance. Placement support for student teaching. Low tuition charged per term, not per credit (so graduating faster costs less). You can do this!
  • Tuition you can afford. WGU’s low, flat-rate tuition makes investing in an advanced degree worth it. WGU students see their degree pay for itself much faster than other online universities. 
  • Flexible scheduling and no class times. WGU degree programs are 100% online, with no specific class times. This means you can work on your degree any where, at any time. This allows you to keep working, fulfill family responsibilities, and more.
  • Industry relevant curriculum. The award-winning master's degree programs at WGU are built by industry experts, helping your degree to be respected and meaningful for your career. The knowledge, skills, and credentials you earn will set you apart in your work.

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Accredited, Respected,

One important measure of a degree’s value is the reputation of the university where it was earned. When employers, industry leaders, and academic experts hold your alma mater in high esteem, you reap the benefits of that respect. WGU is a pioneer in reinventing higher education for the 21st century, and our quality has been recognized.


Online and Affordable

By charging per six-month term rather than per credit—and empowering students to accelerate through material they know well or learn quickly—WGU helps students control the ultimate cost of their degrees. The faster you complete your program, the less you pay for your degree.

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Prepared for Success on the Job

*From a 2023 Harris Poll of 300 employers of WGU graduates.

100% of employers said that WGU graduates were prepared for their jobs.*

97% of employers said that they would hire another WGU grad.*

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

Get Started on Your Journey

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