Welcome Independence School District Employees

Independence School District

WGU Missouri, in cooperation with the Independence School District, is proud to offer special benefits for Independence School District employees.

Partnership Benefits for Independence School District Employees

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As an online, nonprofit, competency-based university, WGU Missouri offers regionally accredited degree programs in business, information technology, teacher education, and health professions (including nursing).

WGU Missouri Offers Respected and Recognized Teacher Degree Programs

With the assistance of over $15 million in grants from the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor, WGU Missouri offers challenging online teaching degree programs for both current and aspiring teachers. WGU Missouri’s teacher education degree programs also have the same accreditation as state universities and private colleges.

NCATE Accredited

NCATE

In concordance with Western Governors University, WGU Missouri’s Teachers College received unconditional accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). WGU is the first exclusively online university to receive NCATE accreditation for its degree programs that lead to teacher licensure.

Ranked #1 by NCTQ

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Out of 2,400 programs nationwide, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) recently ranked WGU’s secondary math education program was ranked #1 in the nation and WGU’s elementary education program #16.

WGU Missouri Helps You Earn Your Degree with Little or No New Student Debt

WGU Missouri is a nonprofit online university. What does this mean for you? Very affordable tuition. In fact, WGU Missouri is half the cost of other online universities.

While our low, flat-rate tuition is designed to make a college degree affordable, there are times responsible borrowing is still a good choice. WGU Missouri is approved to offer federal financial aid to those who qualify.

WGU Missouri also maintains a robust scholarship program through the generosity of corporations, foundations, and special government appropriations. Visit the scholarship page to see a current list of open scholarships.

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WGU Missouri Provides a Better Learning Experience

WGU Missouri’s rigorous, competency-based approach is ideally suited to self-directed learners ready to earn a degree and advance their career. Unlike traditional and other online universities, WGU doesn’t award degrees based on seat time. Instead, you earn your degree by demonstrating your competence in your field. Through independent study and the use of learning resources, you master the essential skills and knowledge necessary for success.

WGU Missouri is Flexible and Supportive

If your schedule demands flexibility, WGU Missouri is for you. In most cases, you will access course material and study independently at the time and place you choose. You can progress at a pace that enables you to earn a college degree while managing your career, your family, and life’s other challenges. Our self-paced approach allows for extensive personalization of your program so it fits into your busy schedule.

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