Welcome Employees of Metro Nashville Public Schools

Metro Nashville Public Schools

WGU Tennessee, in cooperation with Metro Nashville Public Schools, is proud to offer special benefits for Metro Nashville Public School employees.

Partnership Benefits for Employees of Metro Nashville Public Schools

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As an online, nonprofit university, WGU Tennessee is able to offer accredited, affordable, competency-based degree programs in teacher education, business, information technology, and healthcare (including nursing).

WGU Tennessee 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 Tennessee offers challenging online teaching degree programs for both current and aspiring teachers. WGU Tennessee’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 Tennessee’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 Tennessee Helps You Earn Your Degree with Little or No New Student Debt

WGU Tennessee is a nonprofit online university. What does this mean for you? Very affordable tuition. In fact, WGU Tennessee 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 Tennessee is approved to offer federal financial aid to those who qualify.

WGU Tennessee 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 Tennessee Provides a Better Learning Experience

WGU Tennessee’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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee is Flexible and Supportive

If your schedule demands flexibility, WGU Tennessee 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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