Save money with online universities

February 18, 2009 10:00:39 AM PST
Deidre Singleton has a bachelor's degree in Nursing. Now, she's working on a Master's in Health Education.

Deidre works full time. But thanks to Western Governor's University, she hopes to get her Master's in less time, for less tuition money, than a traditional school.

Western Governors University was founded by the governors of 19 western states, who were looking for an affordable way for people get degrees, without having to leave their jobs or homes.

Unlike many other online colleges, it's a non-profit.

Students like Deidre complete coursework whenever it's convenient.

Tuition is $2,890 to $3,250 for six months.

Once you make that payment, as much coursework as you can complete is included, so you can save even more money by working ahead.

In addition to degrees in education, WGU offers courses in business, internet technology, and the health professions.

Students come from all over the world.

For more information on Western Governor's University, click here.

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