May 28, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Centers


Central Washington University has seven campus locations in addition to the residential campus in Ellensburg. The University Centers offer upper-division (300- and 400-level) and graduate-level coursework leading to baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Day and evening classes are offered to accommodate the needs of time- and place-bound students. Visit the webpage at www.cwu.edu/programs/cwu-campus-locations.

For more information about the University Centers, contact Dr. Ediz Kaykayoglu, Dean of Extended and Global Education at Extendedglobal@cwu.edu.

For more information about online learning (Multimodal Education), please visit http://www.cwu.edu/online-learning/.

For more information about Distance Education (DE), please visit http://www.cwu.edu/multimodal-learning/de-help.

UNIVERSITY CENTER POLICIES

Admission
If a graduate degree program or course is offered at a University Center, students must submit an application through the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

Registration
Students typically register through MyCWU.

Tuition
See current tuition rates and fees or refer to the Office of the Registrar home page at www.cwu.edu/registrar/. Some Center courses are offered through the Continuing Education department and may have a different tuition schedule. Visit the Continuing Education web site at www.cwu.edu/ce/ to determine if your degree program is through this office. All tuition and fees are subject to change.

Student Services
Information for services that accommodate physical- and learning-disabled students, career placement, or counseling is available by contacting your specific university center.

Financial Aid
Students attending a university center are eligible to apply for financial aid. You can apply online at studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. For more information about financial aid, visit www.cwu.edu/financial-aid. All students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to begin the process.

Veterans
Information on veterans’ benefits is available through the Veterans Center on the Ellensburg campus, by calling 509-963-3028, or by emailing va@cwu.edu.

Library
Access to library services is available to students and faculty at the university centers through the CWU Brooks Library, which is available by logging on to www.lib.cwu.edu/. Assistance in acquiring reference materials may also be obtained by calling 800-290-3327. On-site library resource centers are also located at CWU-Des Moines and CWU-Lynnwood.

Textbooks
Textbooks may be purchased through the Wildcat Shop at www.wildcatshop.net/. You may also inquire at your individual center for specific information.

Final Exam Schedule
University Centers’ final exam dates are different from the Ellensburg campus schedule. University Center instructors establish their own finals calendar. Therefore, University Center students should check with the instructor to verify the appropriate date and time or refer to the syllabus.

Office Hours and Parking
Contact the University Center office regarding office hours as times may vary for each center. Parking permit questions can also be directed to your University Center office.

CWU-Des Moines
At Highline Community College
Higher Education Center, Building 29
2400 South 240th Street
P. O. Box 13490
Des Moines, WA 98198
Phone: 206-439-3800

Online Graduate Degree Programs
Education Specialist: School Psychology (Hybrid)
Master of Arts in English: Professional and Creative Writing
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education: Higher Education
Master of Education: Literacy
Master of Education: Master Teacher
Master of Education: School Administration
Master of Education: Special Education
Master of Science: Athletic Administration
Master of Science: Health and Physical Education (Hybrid)
Master of Science: Information Technology and Administrative Management
                Administrative Management Specialization
                Cybersecurity Management Specialization
                Information Technology Specialization

Online Graduate Certificates/Endorsements
Accessibility Studies
Adminis​trative Management
Cybersecurity
English Language Learner
Global Literacy Development
Information Technology
Library Media Endorsement
Non-Profit Organization Management
Professional Accounting Graduate Certificate
Professional Tax Practice Graduate Certificate
Professional Writing
Project Management
Retail Management and Technology
Rural and Community Health Graduate Certificate
Teacher Certification
 

CWU-Joint Base Lewis McChord
Joint Base Lewis McChord
6242 Colorado Ave,
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433
509-963-1210

Online Graduate Degree Programs
Master of Science: Information Technology and Administrative Management
                Administrative Management Specialization
                Cybersecurity Management Specialization
                Information Technology Specialization

CWU-Lynnwood
20000 68th Avenue West
Snoqualmie Hall, Room 105
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Phone: 425-640-1574

Online Graduate Degree Programs
Education Specialist: School Psychology (Hybrid)
Master of Arts in English: Professional and Creative Writing
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education: Higher Education
Master of Education: Literacy
Master of Education: Master Teacher
Master of Education: School Administration
Master of Education: Special Education
Master of Science: Athletic Administration
Master of Science: Health and Physical Education (Hybrid)
Master of Science: Information Technology and Administrative Management
                Administrative Management Specialization
                Cybersecurity Management Specialization
                Information Technology Specialization

Online Graduate Certificates/Endorsements
Accessibility Studies
Adminis​trative Management
Cybersecurity
English Language Learner
Global Literacy Development
Information Technology
Library Media Endorsement
Non-Profit Organization Management
Professional Accounting Graduate Certificate
Professional Tax Practice Graduate Certificate
Professional Writing
Project Management
Retail Management and Technology
Rural and Community Health Graduate Certificate
Teacher Certification

CWU-Moses Lake
At Big Bend Community College
Advanced Technology and Education Center
7662 Chanute Street, Room 1843
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Phone: 509-793-2355

Online Graduate Degree Programs
Education Specialist: School Psychology (Hybrid)
Master of Arts in English: Professional and Creative Writing
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education: Higher Education
Master of Education: Literacy
Master of Education: Master Teacher
Master of Education: School Administration
Master of Education: Special Education
Master of Science: Athletic Administration
Master of Science: Health & Physical Education (Hybrid)
Master of Science: Information Technology and Administrative Management
                Administrative Management Specialization
               Cybersecurity Management Specialization
               Information Technology Specialization

Online Graduate Certificates/Endorsements
Accessibility Studies
Adminis​trative Management
Cybersecurity
English Language Learner
Global Literacy Development
Information Technology
Library Media Endorsement
Non-Profit Organization Management
Professional Accounting Graduate Certificate
Professional Tax Practice Graduate Certificate
Professional Writing
Project Management
Retail Management and Technology
Rural and Community Health Graduate Certificate
Teacher Certification

CWU-Pierce County
At Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
Olympic 330
9401 Farwest Dr.
Lakewood, WA 98498
Phone: 253-964-6636

Online Graduate Degree Programs
Education Specialist: School Psychology (Hybrid)
Master of Arts in English: Professional and Creative Writing
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education: Higher Education
Master of Education: Literacy
Master of Education: Master Teacher
Master of Education: School Administration
Master of Education: Special Education
Master of Science: Athletic Administration
Master of Science: Health and Physical Education (Hybrid)
Master of Science: Information Technology and Administrative Management
                Administrative Management Specialization
                Cybersecurity Management Specialization
                Information Technology Specialization

Online Graduate Certificates/Endorsements
Accessibility Studies
Adminis​trative Management
Cybersecurity
English Language Learner
Global Literacy Development
Information Technology
Library Media Endorsement
Non-Profit Organization Management
Professional Accounting Graduate Certificate
Professional Tax Practice Graduate Certificate
Professional Writing
Project Management
Retail Management and Technology
Rural and Community Health Graduate Certificate
Teacher Certification

CWU-Sammamish
120 228th Ave NE
Sammamish, WA 98074
509-963-3960

Hybrid Graduate Degree Programs
Master of Science: Information Technology and Administrative Management
                Administrative Management Specialization
                Cybersecurity Management Specialization
                Information Technology Specialization

CWU-Wenatchee
At Wenatchee Valley College
Higher Education Center
1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-665-2600

Online Graduate Degree Programs
Education Specialist: School Psychology (Hybrid)
Master of Arts in English: Professional and Creative Writing
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education: Higher Education
Master of Education: Literacy
Master of Education: Master Teacher
Master of Education: School Administration
Master of Education: Special Education
Master of Science: Athletic Administration
Master of Science: Health and Physical Education (Hybrid)
Master of Science: Information Technology and Administrative Management
                Administrative Management Specialization
                Cybersecurity Management Specialization
                Information Technology Specialization

Online Graduate Certificates/Endorsements
Accessibility Studies
Adminis​trative Management
Cybersecurity
English Language Learner
Global Literacy Development
Information Technology
Library Media Endorsement
Non-Profit Organization Management
Professional Accounting Graduate Certificate
Professional Tax Practice Graduate Certificate
Professional Writing
Project Management
Retail Management and Technology
Rural and Community Health Graduate Certificate
Teacher Certification

CWU-Yakima
At Yakima Valley Community College
Deccio Higher Education Center
1000 South 12th Avenue, Room 107
P.O. Box 22520
Yakima, WA 98907
509-574-6894

Online Graduate Degree Programs
Education Specialist: School Psychology (Hybrid)
Master of Arts in English: Professional and Creative Writing
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education: Higher Education
Master of Education: Literacy
Master of Education: Master Teacher
Master of Education: School Administration
Master of Education: Special Education
Master of Professional Accountancy
Master of Science: Athletic Administration
Master of Science: Engineering Technology and Management
Master of Science: Health and Physical Education (Hybrid)
Master of Science: Information Technology and Administrative Management
                Administrative Management Specialization
                Cybersecurity Management Specialization
                Information Technology Specialization

Online Graduate Certificates/Endorsements
Accessibility Studies
Adminis​trative Management
Cybersecurity
English Language Learner
Global Literacy Development
Information Technology
Library Media Endorsement
Non-Profit Organization Management
Professional Accounting Graduate Certificate
Professional Tax Practice Graduate Certificate
Professional Writing
Project Management
Retail Management and Technology
Rural and Community Health Graduate Certificate
Teacher Certification