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Western Washington University

Department of Secondary Education

Bellingham, WA

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Western Washington University

Overview

Western Washington University / Department of Secondary Education is located in Bellingham, WA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master in Teaching (MIT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 56

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
22
Accepted
18
Enrolled
63%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline October 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 semester hours or last 90 quarter hours, secondary teaching certification

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 567

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

115
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.74%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.74%
Asian 2.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 23.48%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Male (5)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Service learning, controversial issues in classroom, trauma-sensitive teaching-learning, measuring a teacher's "withitness"
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 516 High Street
Bellingham, WA  98225-5996
United States
Contact Dr. Ray Walpow
Phone: 360-650-3000