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Western Governors University is located in Salt Lake City, UT, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 293 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Project+ Certification, Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ Certification, and Master of Business Administration (MBA). Time to complete this education training ranges from 1 hour to 4+ years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 18 months. The cost to attend Western Governors University ranges from $150 to $36,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $6,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Western Governors University are "Flexible class hours" and "Affordable", but respondents also mentioned "Good teachers" and "Positive environment" as notable benefits. Western Governors University has been reviewed 585 times, with an average rating of 4.55 out of 5. About 95% of reviewers would recommend Western Governors University to a friend.

School Information

4001 700 East #300 Salt Lake City, UT 84107
1 hour - 4+ years
Certified Internet Web Professional CIW Web Design Specialist Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification MBA business Management Bachelor's Degree in Business Management MBA in Healthcare Management Certified Internet Web Professional Associate Registered Nurse (RN) Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) SonicWall NSAA Certification HTML5 SQL MCSE CIW Professional Project + Linux + MBA - Management & Strategy certificate CIW Web Foundations Associate CIW Database Design Specialist Locomotive Engineer Teaching Certification CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 CIW User Interface Designer ITIL®1 Foundation Certification Bachelor's Degree IT Management MTA: Network fundamentals Bachelor's Degree in Nursing BS Software Development CompTIA Infrastructure Specialist (CSIS) CompTIA Operations Specialits (CSOS) Marketing management Certificate LPIC-1 Secondary Mathematics Education BS IT Management CIW Database specialist Health Care Administration certificate Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance (MSISA) LPIC1 Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Web Developer Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) Bachelor of Science in Network Operations and Security Career Studies Certificate in Web Design & Application Development Master's degree in Business Management and Leadership CIW Site Development Assoicates Certified Encryption Specialist (EC-Council ECES) Certificate CompTIA iNet+ Certificate MBA Bachelor's Degree in Business Certified Notary Public RN MSN Oracle Database 10g Administrator CIW Internet Web Professional Test Out: Network Professional Certificate Michigan Professional Teaching Certificate Driver's License CEH NRP Certification IFM AFM STABLE Certificate Elementary Education Certificate - Idaho CIW Site Development Associate Certificate CIW Site Development Associate CompTIA Operation Specialist Project Management Comp TIA Certified General Educator K-6 Linux Agile Service Manager Certificate Project + Certified CompTia Project+ Management Linux Essential Certificate EC-Council Certified Incident Handler CIW Advanced HTML 5 & CSS Specialist Oregon Reciprocal Teaching License Foundational Mathematics Missouri Content Substitute Teacher Certificate Elementary Education K-6 Certificate ASQ Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification Texas Educators Certification Food Handler Certification CIW Web Foundations Associate Certificate Teaching/Educational Leadership Certificate Oracle Database SQL Certified Associate (isc)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist CMBA Certificate EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES) Comp TIA Project+ Certified Project Manager Comptia IT Operations Specialist Certificate Science Instructor Biology - Secondary Education Associate of (ISC)² Toward SSCP AZ Teaching Certificate Professional Educator's License Social Science Secondary Ed. credential CIW Web Design Specialist Certificate CompTIA A+ Project Management CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist Certificate PHR Secondary Mathematics Certificate ICND1 Certificate Nurse's License Cloud Essentials Certificate Certified Travel Agent CompTIA database+ Certificate Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) JavaScript Specialist Java SE 8 Programmer Certification Oracle Web Developer Associate Clinical Lactation Consultant BSN Degree CIW: Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist Certificate MTA Social Science Secondary Ed. Credential Certificate EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist v2 Project Management Solution Certificate Java+ Certificate CIW - Site Development Associate MTA DATABASE ADMIN FUNDAMENTALS Certificate CIW Advance HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist Certificate Project+ Management Certified and Security + Certfiicate Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification Certified Project Manager (CPM) CompTIA Linux+ (Powered by LPI) certificate Site Development Associate Certificate IHI Basic Certification for Healthcare Improvement CompTIA A+ ce certificate Master of Business Administration (MBA) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security Special Education PreK-8 Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Case Manager Certification (CMC) CIW Site Development Associate Degree Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Certification Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) Computing Technology Industry Association (COMPTIA) Cloud+ Certification Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ Certification Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Linux+ Certification Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Project+ Certification Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+ Certification Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+ Certification Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification Mobile Intensive Care Nurse Certification (MICN) Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification CompTIA Network+ ce Certificate CIW Web Security Associate Associate of (ISC)2 CIW Perl Specialist Information Technology Infrastructure Library Foundation (ITIL-F) Certification LPI Linux Essentials Certificate National Board Certified Teacher English Language Arts certificate ELNEC certificate Current BLS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification BSN Certificate CIW Database Design Specialist Certificate NOCTI Certificate CIW Javascript Specialist Certificate Associate's Degree in Accounting Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources CIW Site Dev Associate Degree Michigan Department of Education - Elementary Education K-8 (Contained) Bachelors of interdisciplinary Studies k-8 CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS Specialist CIW Web Security Associate Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) MBA Management and Strategy Certified Internet Webmaster Web Security Associate B.S. Business- Human Resource Management SAS Certified Statistical Business Analyst Using SAS 9: Regression and Modeling Master's degree in Management and Leadership Master's Degree in Accounting CIW Site Associate Master's Degree CompTia Security+CE Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Management CompTIA Project Instruction Design Certified NextGen NCP Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies Teacher Preparation Program Bachelor's Degree in Marketing Management Master's degree in Geosciences Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Computer hacking forensics investigator Masters of Business Administration in IT Management Certificate Iowa Teaching License Master's Degree in Nursing Bachelor's Degree in IT Management Master's Degree in Education Project+ certificate A valid IT Specialist certificate Master's degree in Information Technology Management Master's Degree in Business CIW Relational Database Design Associate's Degree Nurse Educator Certificate Master's degree in Nursing Informatics Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration BS in Cyber Security & Information Assurance Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Masters Education Learning and Technology Home Health and Hospice Administrator License MBA Healthcare Administration Master's Degree in Management and Strategy MBA still enrolled MBA Degree Degree in Business Management CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist (A+ / Network+ / Security+) Certificate Bachelor's Degree in Pre-Elementary Education Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator Certificate (CHFI) Bachelor's Degree in Software Development Society of Human Resource Management Assurance of Learning Certificate Master's Degree in Instructional Design Healthcare Administration MA Degree Master's Degree in Nursing Education Collegiate Professional License Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management CIW Advanced HTML and CSS3 Specialist certificate Master's Degree in Leadership and Management Bachelor's Degree in Business- Human resource Management Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering BS-Business Healthcare Management Certificate (ISC)^2 SSCP Bachelor's Degree in Business - Human Resource Management M.S. Multiple K-6 General Classroom Teacher/Pre-K-12 ESL Teacher CIW Site Developer Associate Nebraska State Teaching Certificate CA Architects License - 24094 Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration Master's Degree in Special Education SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 Certification Master's Degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology Doctoral Degree in Masters degree Math Ph.D. Quantitative Research Methods/Psychometric Theory New York State RN License Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Ca SS Credential Bachelor's Degree in Business-Healthcare Management Bachelor's degree in Educational Studies Bachelor's Degree in Business - Information Technology Management MBA - IT Management Master's degree in Organizational Leadership and Management VCP 4 5 6 Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Certification Master's Degree in Marketing Baccalaureate Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Associate of (ISC)2 - SSCP Comp TIA Project Management Certified. Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Database Fundamentals Certification Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Networking Fundamentals Certification Wyoming Teaching License Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Certification Bachelor of Science in Internet Technology Management Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership Associate's Degree in Computer Information Systems Master's Degree in MSML Masters of Science Nursing Utah Educators License. Level 2 Bachelor's Degree in Cyber Security and Information Assurance Bachelor's Degree in HR Management Bachelor's degree in business management and administration Master's Degree in Leadership & Management Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management Master's Degree in Technology CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Certified Clinical Research Coordinator Building Level Administrator CompTIA Security+ ce Certification Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management Bachelor's Degree in Business-IT Management

Cost:

  • Certified Internet Web Professional: $150
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification: $350 - $40,000
  • MBA business Management: $3,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management: $3,000 - $35,000
  • Certified Internet Web Professional Associate: $6,000
  • Registered Nurse (RN): $3,250 - $12,000
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA): $3,500 - $7,000
  • HTML5: $16,000
  • SQL: $16,000
  • CIW Web Foundations Associate: $3,400 - $5,000
  • Teaching Certification: $3,000 - $40,000
  • CIW User Interface Designer: $3,000
  • Bachelor's Degree: $3,000 - $40,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing: $3,600 - $24,000
  • BS Software Development: $28,000
  • CompTIA Infrastructure Specialist (CSIS): $30,000
  • CompTIA Operations Specialits (CSOS): $30,000
  • Secondary Mathematics Education: $30,000
  • Health Care Administration certificate: Under $10
  • LPIC1: $3,500
  • Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Web Developer: $3,500
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT): $2,000 - $70,000
  • Master's degree in Business Management and Leadership: $3,500
  • MBA: $30,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business: $20,000
  • RN MSN: $7,500
  • Michigan Professional Teaching Certificate: $30,000
  • Driver's License: $2,500 - $26,500
  • CEH: $4,000
  • NRP Certification: $9,000
  • IFM: $9,000
  • AFM: $9,000
  • STABLE Certificate: $9,000
  • CIW Site Development Associate Certificate: $150
  • CompTIA Operation Specialist: $3,500
  • Project Management Comp TIA Certified: Under $10
  • Linux: $600
  • Project + Certified: $50,000
  • CompTia: $50,000
  • Project+ Management: $1,600
  • Missouri Content Substitute Teacher Certificate: $22,000
  • Elementary Education K-6 Certificate: $3,298
  • ASQ Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification: $20,000
  • Teaching/Educational Leadership Certificate: $9,000
  • CMBA Certificate: $20,000
  • EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES): $4,000
  • Comp TIA Project+ Certified Project Manager: $600
  • Comptia IT Operations Specialist Certificate: $400
  • Science Instructor: $36,000
  • Biology - Secondary Education: $36,000
  • Associate of (ISC)² Toward SSCP: $3,000
  • Professional Educator's License: $12,000
  • CIW Web Design Specialist Certificate: $650 - $20,000
  • CompTIA A+ Project Management: $250
  • Secondary Mathematics Certificate: $60,000
  • ICND1 Certificate: $3,500
  • Nurse's License: $3,800
  • Cloud Essentials Certificate: $3,200
  • Certified Travel Agent: $3,500
  • CompTIA database+ Certificate: $10,000
  • Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) JavaScript Specialist: $300 - $14,000
  • Java SE 8 Programmer Certification: $4,800
  • Oracle: $4,800
  • Web Developer Associate: $30,000
  • Clinical Lactation Consultant: $12,000
  • BSN Degree: $3,700 - $14,400
  • CIW: Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist Certificate: $1,500
  • CIW - Site Development Associate: $3,000
  • MTA DATABASE ADMIN FUNDAMENTALS Certificate: $3,500
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification: $18 - $18,000
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification: $4,000
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification: $3,000
  • Certified Project Manager (CPM): $5,000
  • IHI Basic Certification for Healthcare Improvement: $12,000
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): $3,000 - $40,000
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification: $3,500 - $18,000
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security: $28,800
  • Special Education PreK-8: $4,000
  • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Linux+ Certification: $300 - $10,000
  • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Project+ Certification: $175 - $30,000
  • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+ Certification: $400 - $30,000
  • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+ Certification: $3,500 - $30,000
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification: $300 - $3,500
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA): $3,000
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification: $4,000
  • CompTIA Network+ ce Certificate: $3,500
  • CIW Web Security Associate: $150
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library Foundation (ITIL-F) Certification: $314 - $20,000
  • ELNEC certificate: $10
  • Current BLS: $3,500
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification: $3,500 - $18,000
  • BSN Certificate: $3,500
  • NOCTI Certificate: $6,000
  • Associate's Degree in Accounting: $30,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources: $3,365
  • CIW Site Dev Associate Degree: $250
  • Michigan Department of Education - Elementary Education: $25,000
  • K-8 (Contained): $25,000
  • Bachelors of interdisciplinary Studies k-8: $2,500
  • CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS Specialist: $150
  • CIW Web Security Associate: $3,000
  • MBA Management and Strategy: $15,000
  • Certified Internet Webmaster Web Security Associate: $300
  • B.S. Business- Human Resource Management: $9,600
  • Master's degree in Management and Leadership: $4,180 - $15,000
  • Master's Degree in Accounting: $10,000 - $25,000
  • Master's Degree: $20,000 - $30,000
  • CompTia Security+CE: $3,500
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Management: $3,200
  • Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies: $15,000 - $40,000
  • Teacher Preparation Program: $40,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing Management: $3,370 - $27,000
  • Master's degree in Geosciences: $6,000
  • Computer hacking forensics investigator: $25,000
  • Iowa Teaching License: $16,000
  • Master's Degree in Nursing: $18,000 - $20,000
  • Master's degree in Information Technology Management: $25,000
  • Master's Degree in Business: $6,000
  • Associate's Degree: $3,000
  • Nurse Educator Certificate: $8,500
  • Master's degree in Nursing Informatics: $16,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration: $4,600
  • BS in Cyber Security & Information Assurance: $2,900
  • Masters Education Learning and Technology: $12,000
  • Home Health and Hospice Administrator License: $25,000
  • MBA Healthcare Administration: $10,000
  • Master's Degree in Management and Strategy: $17,300 - $100,000
  • MBA still enrolled: $3,000
  • MBA Degree: $13,000
  • Degree in Business Management: $3,370
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pre-Elementary Education: $14,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Development: $3,500
  • Master's Degree in Instructional Design: $3,500
  • Healthcare Administration: $20,000
  • MA Degree: $80,000
  • Master's Degree in Nursing Education: $3,800 - $13,000
  • Collegiate Professional License: $3,500
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM): $40,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management: $3,425
  • CIW Advanced HTML and CSS3 Specialist certificate: $3,500
  • Master's Degree in Leadership and Management: $6,000 - $130,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business- Human resource Management: $15,000
  • BS-Business Healthcare Management Certificate: $3,998
  • (ISC)^2 SSCP: $500
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business - Human Resource Management: $16,000
  • K-6 General Classroom Teacher/Pre-K-12 ESL Teacher: $15,000
  • Nebraska State Teaching Certificate: $11,000
  • Master's Degree in Special Education: $12,000
  • SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 Certification: $1,500
  • Master's Degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance: $16,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology: $6,000
  • New York State RN License: $10,000
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Ca SS Credential: $15,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business-Healthcare Management: $4,000
  • Bachelor's degree in Educational Studies: $3,500 - $9,000
  • Master's degree in Organizational Leadership and Management: $12,000
  • VCP 4: $3,600
  • 5: $3,600
  • 6: $3,600
  • Master's Degree in Marketing: $5,500
  • Baccalaureate: $16,000
  • Associate of (ISC)2 - SSCP: $24,000
  • Comp TIA Project Management Certified.: $800
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Database Fundamentals Certification: $3,500
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Networking Fundamentals Certification: $3,200 - $3,600
  • Wyoming Teaching License: $32,000
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Certification: $13,000
  • Bachelor of Science in Internet Technology Management: $10,500
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management: $7,000
  • Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership: $13,000
  • Utah Educators License. Level 2: $35,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Cyber Security and Information Assurance: $20,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in HR Management: $20,000
  • Master's Degree in Leadership & Management: $10,000
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management: $6,000
  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification: $9,750
  • Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA): $3,865
  • Building Level Administrator: $8,000
  • CompTIA Security+ ce Certification: $349
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management: $8,000

Graduation

Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at University of Washington
Graduation rate
38% for first time, full-time students
Median salary, 10 years after graduation
$41,900
Graduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from Western Governors University
Median total debt $11,238 after graduation
Monthly loan payments $117 for 10-year loan
Students receving federal loans

45%

of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan
Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Flexible class hours Mentioned in 505 reviews
Affordable Mentioned in 468 reviews
Good teachers Mentioned in 308 reviews

Recent reviews

4.0

Pros

Flexible class hours, Affordable

Other comments

I earned this certificate through my college. I really don't have anything more to add here, so I'm really just filling up space in order to continue onward.
5.0

Other comments

Life changing experience! I would not have had the career opportunities in my various roles if it were not for this degree. If this is something you want or need to achieve WGU may be the right place to earn your degree.

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