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College of the Sciences

Online Psychology Major or Minor

Only the 45-credit BA Psychology degree and the 30-credit Psychology minor are available online. The online option is not available to Ellensburg-area students. 


I.  Apply to CWU
  • Apply for admission to Central Washington University online at
  • If you meet CWU’s general education requirements through a community college direct transfer agreement (DTA), bachelor’s degree, or equivalent from any state accredited college or university, submit official electronic or hard copy transcripts from any colleges or universities you have attended to Admissions. 
II. Apply to the Psychology major or minor
  • Prior to gaining entrance to the Psychology major, one must have earned at least 90 college-level credits, including a C or higher in PSY 101 General Psychology (or an equivalent course).
  • The following classes are NO longer required but are HIGHLY recommended.
--MATH 130 or higher.  Business 221 is an acceptable substitute.
--BIOL 101, 182, or 201.

Online application for the Online 45-Credit Psychology Major

Online application for the Online 30-Credit Psychology Minor

Click here for more about the online major and the online minor.

The online major is not available to students who live close to the main campus.  Only apply to the online major or minor if you live beyond the Ellensburg area.  For online applicants, it is not necessary to meet with an advisor prior to applying.  Applications are reviewed through the last day of instruction for admission into the program the following quarter with admission to the programs occurring in Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters.

For more information contact:

Dr. Sara Bender
Department of Psychology
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926

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