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Take the next step toward achieving your academic and professional goals at the #1 ranked public master's granting university in the Pacific Northwest.

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Prospective Students

Pursue your passions. Change careers. Make a difference. Whatever your goals, Western's small programs and individualized attention will help you get there.



Discover Your Degree

Western offers a range of graduate degrees and certificates across disciplines, including education, social and health sciences, STEM, and the arts and humanities. With more than 30 programs to choose from, what will you discover?

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Health and Behavioral Sciences

Build knowledge and skills in the evidence-based diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance disorders across the lifespan.

Clinical Doctorate in Audiology


Sciences and Technology

Student success. Cutting edge research. Gain a competitive advantage for careers or PhD study. Start fall, winter, or spring.

Master of Science

Computer Science

Sciences and Technology

In depth experiences, real world impact. Start on your schedule in fall, winter, or spring. Next deadline for fall 2021.

Master of Science

Energy Policy Certificate

Sciences and Technology

For a leg up in your career, or as an intro to a graduate program in Energy Studies, zero in on economic, law, and public policy issues related to energy in our climate vulnerable world. 


Northwest Electric Energy Systems Certificate

Sciences and Technology

For a leg up in your career, gain expertise in the science, technology, economics, public policy, and planning issues associated with the development of electric energy systems in a context specific to the Pacific Northwest. 


Rehabilitation Counseling

Health and Behavioral Sciences

Empower people, enhance lives. CACREP accredited, hybrid in-person/online program, located in Everett.

Master of Arts

Discover. Advance. Thrive.

Find your place in Western's innovative community

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Steve Brazel wearing a white baseball cap and blue gingham shirt, hugging a small black dog in front of a bay

The Western audiology experience has given me more than I could have imagined. Is it hard? Absolutely! However, WWU audiology is setting a high standard that I believe rivals the most prestigious of audiology programs. I’m very proud to be a part of such a great group of people.

Steve Brazel
Graduate Student Clinician
Mayra Delgado in a chemistry laboratory

During her graduate studies, Mayra Delgado enjoyed many roles: researcher and author, student and teacher, and mentor and mentee. She published five articles on her research, including three as the first author. She was also able to pass along her knowledge as a teaching assistant and mentor.

Mayra Delgado
MS Chemistry, 2017
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