The Mission of the College of Information Technology at Western Governors University
Our Competency-Based Model—Industry Recognized Certifications—Your Drive for Success.
The mission of the College of Information Technology is to improve the lives of our students and to positively influence the professional fields of IT, cybersecurity, data analytics, computer science, cloud computing, and software development.
We use an industry-defined, certification-embedded, competency-based learning model, enhanced by student-focused faculty and staff, that together create a student-first academically supported learning environment that is credible to employers. The College of Information Technology exists to guide our students to achieve their educational goals and to enhance their professional opportunities for success in the emerging field of IT now and in the future.
The WGU Promise
We help our students achieve their dreams for a degree and career success by providing a personal, flexible, and affordable education based on real-world competencies.