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.
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. You can also study with this program in:
"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.
- Marketing Assistant
- Program Administrator
- Project Administrator
- Staffing Specialist
- Case Manager