Western Governors University (WGU) Tennessee

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Upon completion of your associate degree from Chattanooga State, you can transfer your credits to Western Governors University (WGU) Tennessee toward a bachelor's degree. ChattState graduates will receive a 5% discount on tuition.

Western Governor's University is a private, not-for profit institution offering online education to adult students seeking to complete Bachelor's degrees in four major areas:

  • Teacher Preparation
  • Business
  • Information Technology
  • Nursing

Master Degrees are offered in:

  • Elementary and Secondary Teacher Education
  • Business
  • Information Technology
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare Management and other selected fields of study

Program Features

The program is particularly geared toward motivated adult students returning full-time to school after achieving and associate's degree or some college credit. The program is competency based with the following features:

  • Individualized six month semesters staring each month, with a cost of approximately $6000/year plus textbooks
  • Generous transfer policy for general education and core degree courses
  • Courses designed as competencies with a pass/fail or performance-based assessment required for completion
  • Self-paced and self-directed learning, using recommended textbooks or electronic resources
  • Faculty coaches assigned to help each student navigate through his/her program

One of Governor Haslam's key 2013 initiatives included a partnership with WGU to form WGU-TN.

For more information about these programs visit http://tennessee.wgu.edu/