WWU is authorized by the State Legislature to award seven graduate degrees:
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Science
  • Master In Teaching
  • Master of Professional Accounting

The Graduate Council, as standing committee of the Academic Coordinating Commission, has jurisdiction over all graduate curricula and degree programs.



A variety of programs are available in these degree areas.

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Western Washington University does not offer doctoral programs.
Those students seeking a doctoral degree at a state-funded institution of higher education in Washington State may wish to contact Washington State University or the University of Washington to inquire about their offerings.