Western Governors University is a private non-profit online university located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The WGU degree program has been accredited by regional and national certification bodies such as NWCCU, ACBSP, CAEP, CAHIIM, CCNE, and NCATE. The university is composed of four colleges, in which 55 bachelor's, master's, and post-bachelor degree programs and teacher-recognized preparatory programs are provided in these four colleges. The university’s goal is to create an environment where students, teachers, and staff can feel comfortable and safe, become their best selves, and have the opportunity to develop education. The university is passionate about recruiting and retaining the diversity of students and staff. The University is committed to promoting tolerance, respect for differences, equal opportunities, and diversity in our institutions. The university believes in the power of education and the value of expanding opportunities for all.