Health & Community Studies Programs
Adult and Higher Education
The M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education program is designed for those who desire to teach, consult, or administer education programs, materials and policies targeted to diverse adult populations.
Fall 2020 Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
Spring 2021 Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Palliative Care Minor
This minor will provide students in a wide variety of disciplines with the knowledge to provide and support compassionate care to patients and families living with chronic and life threatening illnesses.
To declare this minor, contact Dr. Devyani Chandran, (360) 650-2579.
Western's nationally accredited RN-to-BSN program is a degree completion program for nurses to complete their BSN. As an exclusive transfer degree, the plan of study has 45 upper division credits and builds on and provides credit for previous general university requirement (GUR) and nursing credits completed in an Associate Degree pre-licensure program.
The Human Services major prepares students to work in a variety of settings as case managers, advocates, grant writers, youth workers, volunteer coordinators, or advocacy specialists.
The program has a social justice orientation, engaging students in critical analysis and reflection as they examine social issues at the individual, group, organization, community, and global level.
Fall Quarter Priority Application Deadline: March 1
Winter Quarter Bellingham Program Only Priority Application Deadline: August 15
No Spring or Summer admission
This 90-credit graduate program combines required courses and field experiences, leading to a Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling.
Priority Application Deadline: April 1, 2020
Application Deadline: June 1, 2020