Multidisciplinary Studies

Multidisciplinary Studies


Multidisciplinary Studies is designed to integrate a student’s academic interest and skills.Students learn to be integrative thinkers who can see connections in seemingly disparate information, draw on a wide range of knowledge and skills to make decisions, and to communicate effectively with diverse audiences for a variety of purposes and in a variety of settings.

This program is perfect for returning students and active military/veterans who are looking to complete a higher level degree to obtain positions that require a minimum of a bachelor's degree.

This program is also available to students on the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas with a variety of flexible face-to-face and online course options.

Locations Offered

  • Bellingham
  • Bremerton
  • Port Angeles
  • Poulsbo

Programming and curriculum may vary by location. Please continue to the Multidisciplinary Studies college page or contact Western’s Multidisciplinary Studies program for details.

Woman sits under a tree on a beautifully landscaped college campus studying her Multidisciplinary Studies course work.

By maximizing partnerships with community colleges, like-minded universities and community centers throughout the Puget Sound region, Western students have access to education beyond the Bellingham campus. 

"Participating and learning how to work in teams has really taught me more about myself and how I work with others. I know this will help me in future endeavors and with my career." 

-  Nadia A., Student

Beyond the Classroom

Depending on the departments that the student chooses to represent their Multidisciplinary Studies, students are encouraged to be involved in extracurricular experiences from their areas of interest, including: internships, clubs, and study abroad. 

Careers and Graduate Studies

Students in a program of multidisciplinary study have a variety of careers at their fingertips from studies in various disciplines. 


Sample Jobs

  • Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Program Administrator
  • Project Administrator
  • Staffing Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Sales

Requirements and Course Details

To learn more about this program, including grade requirements, a course listing, how to declare the major, and more, see the Program of Study Details.