WGU offers degree programs with concentration in core competencies of study for a chosen degree. For example, if you choose a degree in business management than the courses in that degree program will give you the skills and knowledge to be tested for core competencies in business management. To ensure that you have a solid understanding of a particular course, the final assessment will be structured in such a way that you will be tested to ensure competency of the coursework and the ability to use this knowledge in an actual employment workforce environment.
Regional accreditation is another reason for selecting WGU as an institution to pursue your higher education. Regional accreditation sets the standards and acceptable scope of coursework within a given University and ensures certain criteria and expectation levels are achieved. WGU is a member of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Because WGU has this regional accreditation, you will be ensured that you will receive a superior level of education. As a comparison, the educational standards set for WGU through regional accreditation are the same as those found in other private and public universities, such as Brigham Young University and Montana State University.
WGU also offers comprehensive online study courses. These courses are developed in such a way that the student will acquire and build knowledge in a very structured approach. Courses start by introducing foundational information to the coursework and then build upon that foundational information and by doing so allow the student to obtain a solid understanding for the core competencies in the given coursework. Because of this foundational structured process, students can work through the online coursework information with ease and in an effortless manner.
There are many reasons to select WGU as an institution to pursue your higher education. Accelerated degree programs, concentration in core competencies, regional accreditation...