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Degree Programs Offered on the Peninsulas

Western Washington University brings dedicated programs directly to the Puget Sound and Central Salish Sea regions. We want you to be able to learn where you live, so we’ve specially designed education, business, sustainability, and cybersecurity bachelor’s degree programs that are tailored for students in your region, students transferring from community colleges, and students looking to learn online.

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Poulsbo, WA

From our Poulsbo location, pursue a bachelor’s degree in business, environmental studies, or cybersecurity to establish leading-edge skills. You can also design a unique multidisciplinary studies major to amplify your academic interests. 

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Port Angeles, WA

WWU at Port Angeles proudly offers a variety of environmental degrees, from geographic information science to environmental policy to a personalized multidisciplinary program.

Multidisciplinary Studies Majors

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The multidisciplinary studies major, available in Poulsbo and at WWU’s main Bellingham campus, provides a flexible academic focus. You can create an individual plan of study that draws from resources across multiple departments.

Sample areas of study include:

Business, Leadership and Education, Entrepreneurship, Culture and Communication, Climate, Energy and Environment.

More Information About Multidisciplinary Studies

Cybersecurity Program

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WWU’s cybersecurity bachelor’s degree offers a solid foundation in security principles and computing that equips you with applicable career skills in this rapidly expanding field. Our unique 2+2 program allows you to study for 2 years with one of our 8 partner community colleges, then transfer to WWU’s Poulsbo or Bellingham campus.

Cybersecurity careers include

Cyber Security Manager, Cyber Defense Analyst, Systems Security Analyst, Secure Software Assessor, Cyber Security Developer.


Additional Information About Cybersecurity

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Online Courses -WesternOnline 

WesternOnline delivers a variety of convenient, versatile options in online learning, from interactive term-based courses alongside WWU’s in-person students to self-paced courses that you can complete in 10–12 weeks.

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Speak to an Admissions Advisor

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Planning for your degree program and career can spark valuable questions - and we want to help answer them! Our team of advisors serve every Western Washington University location and are eager to help you determine your path forward at WWU.

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Learning more about Western on the Peninsulas and the transfer student application process is straightforward: choose your program of interest below, then let us know what time you’re available to meet! Email us if you’d like to discuss any other programs not listed here.

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Anisja Burge

Program Coordinator

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Business Administration, Cybersecurity or Multidisciplinary Studies

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Dr. Jenise M. Bauman

Program Director

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College of the Environment - Salish Sea Region


Financing Your Education

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Our flexible payment options, financial aid opportunities, and collaborations with Washington state make a career-shaping education from WWU practical for students of all backgrounds.

Financial Aid

WWU can assist eligible students in meeting their educationally related financial needs through grants, scholarships, and loans. Our financial aid counselors may be able to help you find a combination of these aid programs.

Financial Aid Center

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Washington State Tuition Reduction

WWU has received funding from the Washington State Legislature to help reduce tuition rates in certain programs:

  • Business Administration
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Policy
  • Education with endorsements in Elementary and Special Education

Tuition rates for Cybersecurity and Early Childhood Education programs at Western on the Peninsulas are already aligned with other state-supported degree programs. 

Note: The graduate certificate programs for Educational Administrators and the undergraduate online Human Services degree will remain self-supporting as Western continues to work with these programs on reducing tuition costs for students.

Payment Plans Available

You can pay your WWU tuition through a monthly payment plan, a convenient, manageable way to pay your tuition in monthly installments rather than a single lump-sum payment. See important deadlines and details at the Student Business Center Online.


When you learn where you live, you engage with your community and gain insights into the environment that surrounds you. Western on the Peninsulas brings a top-tier education right to your door—so seize the opportunity! Want to learn more about Western Washington University? We’ll send you special invitations, application tips, scholarship info, and other reminders!

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Guaranteed Transfer Admission

Any transfer student who completes a transferable associate degree at Peninsula College or Olympic College, and meets the eligibility requirements, is guaranteed admission to Western Washington University.

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SEA Discovery Center by WWU

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Dive into marine stewardship and preservation in the public aquarium and hands-on learning programs at SEA Discovery Center.

Kitsap Small Business Development Center

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Collaborate with local small businesses to connect with regional resources and gain essential tools and training for entrepreneurial success.

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Contact the WWU Peninsulas Campuses

Connect with hundreds of like-minded learners in the Puget Sound and Central Salish Sea regions.

Western Washington University at OC Bremerton
Engineering Building, Suite 116
1600 Chester Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337-1699
Directions to OC Bremerton

(360) 475-7507

Western Washington University Center at OC Poulsbo
1000 Olympic College Way NW
Suite 222
Poulsbo, WA 98370-7198
Directions to OC Poulsbo

(360) 650-2568

Western Washington University at Peninsula College
1502 East Lauridsen Blvd.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Directions to Peninsula College

(360) 650-2568