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Western Governors University Tennessee (WGU Tennessee)

WGU Tennessee

Learn More. Become More. Online.

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/

Partnership with WGU Tennessee and Chattanooga State

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