NCATE Accreditation


Through Western Governors University, WGU Washington’s online teaching degree programs are NCATE accredited. This prestigious accreditation, offered by the premier accrediting body for teacher preparation programs, shows that WGU Washington teaching program graduates have the subject matter expertise and teaching abilities required to help all students learn.

Read more about our NCATE accreditation.

Demonstration Teaching

Each of WGU Washington’s online teacher licensure programs includes student teaching in an actual classroom, which cannot be waived or cleared though prior experience. Your demonstration teaching ensures you’ll have the skills and know-how to handle a classroom of your own.

Learn more about the student teaching requirement.

Getting Licensed in Washington

Students who complete an online teacher licensure program at WGU Washington can apply directly for licensure in Washington.

Learn more about how to become a licensed teacher in Washington.

Already a teacher? Click here for online master’s degree programs for certified teachers.

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