WGU Washington Teachers College Licensure Programs

Washington Online Teacher Licensure Degree Programs

Change Lives with an Online Teaching Degree Program

WGU Washington offers challenging online teaching degree programs for both current and aspiring teachers. Because WGU Washington is a part of Western Governors University, a nonprofit, online university founded and supported by the governors of 19 U.S. states, you'll benefit from both superior online degree programs and lower tuition. WGU Washington’s programs are designed to produce highly competent teachers because our degrees are aligned specifically with state standards.

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

WGU Washington knows that learning to teach effectively requires in-classroom experience. That’s why all our programs leading to teacher licensure include a demonstration teaching component, which is a full-time, in-classroom experience completed under the supervision of a licensed educator.

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.

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