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WGU Missouri, in cooperation with CHI, is proud to offer special benefits for employees of CHI.

Partnership Benefits for CHI employees:

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Scholarship Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

WGU Missouri has aligned with Catholic Health Initiatives to offer tuition discounts to Catholic Health Initiatives employees.

WGU Missouri is a state-endorsed online, nonprofit, competency-based university that offers accredited degree programs in business, information technology, teacher education, and health professions, including nursing.

“We, at CHI, are proud to partner with Western Governors University and look forward to the educational value the university will bring to our employees as they seek professional development and pursue advance degrees. The blend of competency-based and mentor-guided learning offers our employees the most convenient, flexible, and optimal learning environment. Employees have a wide choice of educational options to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in fields such as nursing, business, and health information technology through WGU.”

—Pat Patton, RN, MSN, FCN
Vice President, Clinical Innovation and Leadership Development

Discover the Online Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programs Offered by WGU Missouri

WGU Missouri Offers Respected and Recognized Healthcare Degree Programs

CCNE Accreditation

CCNE logo WGU's nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791). An autonomous accrediting agency supported by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), CCNE’s mission is to ensure the quality and integrity of U.S. baccalaureate and graduate degree programs that educate nurses. CCNE is one of two national nursing accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for Creating Environments

WGU was named an Center of Excellence™ in Nursing Education by the National League of Nursing (NLN) for 2015-2019 for creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development. This prestigious award has only been given to 45 colleges and universities nationwide and is a result of a rigorous review process by an external team who examined WGU’s nursing programs and outcomes before extending the recognition through 2019.

CAHIIM Accredited


WGU's Health Information Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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 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 Missouri 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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