State of North Carolina Partners with Western Governors University to Establish WGU North Carolina

October 19, 2017

RALEIGH, NC — North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest announced today a new partnership that establishes WGU North Carolina,, an online, competency-based university aimed at expanding access to higher education for North Carolinians. Created through an agreement between the state and nonprofit, nationally recognized Western Governors University, WGU North Carolina offers accredited bachelor’s and master’s degrees in four high-demand fields critical to North Carolina’s economy: business, K-12 teacher education, information technology, and health professions, including nursing.

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