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Central Washington University is not authorized to accept students into online courses and online degree programs from the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, and North Dakota. If you reside in a state listed above, you are ineligible at this time for admission. Please check back to our website periodically as new states will be added when we receive additional authorizations.
Internships are not allowed or restricted in states colored GRAY. If you reside in a state with an internship restriction, please contact the appropriate online program advisor about internship requirements prior to applying to the university.
Now offering bachelor's degree programs in:
- B.A.: English: Professional and Creative Writing 
- B.S./B.A.S.: Information Technology and Administrative Management 
- B.S.: Interdisciplinary Studies–Social Sciences 
- B.A.: Law & Justice 
- B.S.: Paramedicine  (Hybrid)
- B.A.: Psychology 
- B.A.: Sociology 
- B.A./B.S.: Specialized Studies 
And master's degree programs in:
- M.Ed.: Special Education 
- M.Ed.: Literacy 
- M.Ed.: School Administration 
- M.Ed.: Instructional Leadership 
- M.Ed.: Higher Education 
- M.S.: Health and Physical Education (Hybrid)
- M.S.: Health and Physical Education–Athletic Administration  (Hybrid)
- M.S.: Information Technology and Administrative Management 
Spotlight on Online Programs
The specialization combines a liberal arts background in literature with specialized writing courses in creative writing (fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, screenwriting), business writing, professional writing, scientific and technical writing, editing, and publishing.
This Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management (BAS-ITAM) degree with an Administrative Management specialization is designed for students who have completed a two-year applied or technical degree. Students who have earned a two-year applied or technical degree can now finish a baccalaureate degree through this fully online program.
Sociology Minor 
The Sociology Department provides opportunities for students to understand the conceptual and methodological tools used by sociologists to understand society. This 25 credit general minor is often combined with majors such as Law & Justice, Psychology or other fields in the Sciences or Humanities.
The most flexible major offered by CWU, Specialized Studies is designed for students whose goals are not met by any other curriculum. Students in this program design their own course of study and create interdisciplinary concentrations to meet their specific educational needs. Each path is unique.