About WGU & Degree Programs Offered

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About Western Governors University

The Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (ACLC) is housed at Western Governors University (WGU), a leader in innovative healthcare education. Online and nonprofit, WGU’s principal mission is to expand access to high-quality post-secondary educational opportunities, particularly for working adults. 

WGU is preparing the workforce of tomorrow for the world of value-based care. WGU serves over 120,000 students and offers more than 50 online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs—including programs in nursing, health informatics, business administration, and integrated healthcare management. By designing competency-based degree programs in collaboration with industry leaders and academic experts, WGU ensures that students graduate with the real-world skills and knowledge employers need.

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WGU Degree Programs

The ACLC’s mission to accelerate value-based care readiness is accompanied by a growing need for high-performing leadership in the healthcare industry. In response to that demand, Western Governors University (WGU) has created the Bachelor's of Science in Health Services Coordination (BSHSC) and the Master of Health Leadership (MHL) degrees to prepare strategists, innovators, analysts, and tactical managers who will lead a transformation in healthcare.

WGU’s BSHSC and MHL programs were developed in close collaboration with industry  experts and policy-makers, and is closely aligned with the standards of the ACLC. These degree programs will prepare individuals to become dynamic and proficient leaders, equipped with the skill set to navigate the complex challenges in the healthcare industry.

Degree Programs: WGU & ACLC Partnerships