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Western Governors University (WGU) stands as a beacon for education and career advancement, especially for those adults who need a degree to boost their careers but can’t fit traditional education in their busy lives. Whether you’re reigniting your college degree adventure or looking for a set of new skills to enhance your career, WGU is your gateway to specialized learning opportunities.

As a flexible, affordable, and equitable institution, WGU is determined to bridge the gaps that have made education and career advancement impossible for many. With initiatives, such as Building Bridges and Breaking Barriers for Women in Tech, we hope to continue providing a supportive environment for everyone to excel. It’s this dedication to learners that has made WGU a reliable educational partner for a wide range of companies, associations, school districts, municipalities, and learners like you.

Take Your First Step

What will the start of your educational journey look like? With our support and commitment by your side, your college degree pathway can begin with one of our comprehensive college-prep courses, which are designed to give you the foundational knowledge and skills needed to take on all your educational pursuits. A single course or course bundle builds your confidence and prepares you for a seamless transition into your academic endeavors.

What if you want to start working on your college degree but need a new set of skills to advance your career now? Our answer: a WGU comprehensive certificate program. As industries evolve and workforces grow, employers want to fill their ranks with professionals that have the skills to get the job done. A WGU certificate can help you meet that demand. By completing your certificate program and learning new skills, you can position yourself for career advancement while earning stackable credits that can be applied to your future related WGU bachelor’s degree.

WGU Certificates

Leadership Certificate – School of Business

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Enhance your résumé and take a step in your educational journey with the help of a leadership certificate from the School of Business.

  • Time: 4 months from start to finish.
  • Cost: $2,250 for the certificate.
  • Courses: 3 courses total in this program.

This program is for emerging leaders, however this program does not require a bachelor’s degree, and provides transferable credit towards a WGU degree program.

Whether you aspire to work for a Fortune 500 organization, a government agency, a non-profit organization, or a fast-paced start-up, this certificate can give you the keys to success in a variety of industries, including:

  • Finance and Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • IT
  • Consulting
  • Nonprofit
  • Government

Web Application Deployment and Support Certificate – College of IT

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Enhance your résumé and take a step in your educational journey with the help of the Web Application Deployment and Support Certificate from the College of IT, powered by WGU Academy.

  • Time: 5 months from start to finish.
  • Cost: $2,950 for the certificate.
  • Courses: 4 courses total in this program.

This certificate also offers two industry certifications, Linux Essentials and AWS Cloud, which will add extra power to your portfolio of experience. You are also guaranteed admission into a WGU College of IT degree program. This certificate will prepare you for the next step in your career.

This program is ideal for individuals who have 3-5 years of IT experience and a basic understanding of scripting languages and SQL. Prerequisites include: Experience with either Python or Java or another high-order OO (object-oriented) programming language along with Git, experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and experience with a major DBMS (database management system) - MySQL (preferred), SQL Server, Oracle, MariaDB, etc.

 

Front End Web Development Certificate – College of IT

The Front End Web Development Certificate equips learners with the skills...

The Front End Web Development Certificate equips learners with the skills necessary to create responsive, visually appealing, and functional websites.

  • Time: 6 months from start to finish.
  • Cost: $3,950 for the certificate.
  • Courses: 6 courses total in this program.

This certificate is designed to help aspiring web developers begin their journey, gain valuable experience, and add a critical credential to their résumé. You are also guaranteed admission into a WGU College of IT degree program. This certificate will prepare you for the next step in your career.

This certificate can help build fundamental skills in front-end development, and also help those with no technical background begin to build vocational identity for a long-term career in IT. Learners will gain critical skills including version control, scripting, web development, JavaScript programming, and UI design. 

There is no right or wrong way to get the college degree you’ve always wanted. Whether you want to create a foundation of confidence as you kickstart your journey or if you’re looking to boost your existing career as you set your sights on educational advancement, WGU has an option for you.

As part of our commitment to your grit and determination, we have extended a promo code that can make your transition to WGU smooth and much more accessible. Simply click ENROLL NOW, select your course/program and use one of the appropriate promo code at checkout to unlock your savings.

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*pricing expires December 31, 2023

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$150 Bundle

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TADACOMPBUNDLE150- Computer Science Course Bundle

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“I got this job because I was a graduate with my bachelor's in accounting from WGU. My new degree got me my new job.”

—Raymond Baker
B.S. Accounting