Graduates earn 3,854 degrees, certificates from Western Washington University


About 15 percent of the 3,854 degrees and certificates handed out by Western Washington University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Bellingham conferred 518 bachelor's degrees and 59 master's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general psychology. Data shows the school gave out 193 bachelor's degrees in general psychology, followed by 131 bachelor's degrees in general computer and information sciences and 127 bachelor's degrees in environmental science.

The university enrolled 15,915 students for 2017-18, including 14,968 in undergraduate programs and 947 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
119
55
-
174
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
114
-
-
114
Accounting
75
4
-
79
Operations Management and Supervision
73
-
-
73
Management Information Systems, General
52
-
-
52
Finance, General
51
-
-
51
International Business/Trade/Commerce
34
-
-
34
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
518
59
-
577
15
Sociology
116
-
-
116
Political Science and Government, General
87
-
-
87
Anthropology
69
6
-
75
Economics, General
57
-
-
57
Geography
27
2
10
39
Economics, Other
29
-
-
29
Archeology
16
-
-
16
Anthropology, Other
10
-
-
10
Social Sciences total
411
8
10
429
11.1
Special Education and Teaching, General
78
-
-
78
Elementary Education and Teaching
46
8
-
54
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
41
41
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
39
-
39
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
14
17
-
31
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
-
15
-
15
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
14
-
14
Music Teacher Education
13
-
-
13
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
11
-
-
11
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
11
-
-
11
Social Science Teacher Education
8
-
-
8
Mathematics Teacher Education
7
-
-
7
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
6
-
6
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
4
-
-
4
Art Teacher Education
4
-
-
4
Biology Teacher Education
2
-
-
2
History Teacher Education
2
-
-
2
Spanish Language Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
German Language Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
French Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
-
-
Chemistry Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Earth Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Speech Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
202
99
41
342
8.9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
107
-
-
107
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
93
-
-
93
Sustainability Studies
26
-
-
26
Biological and Physical Sciences
19
-
-
19
Mathematics and Computer Science
7
-
-
7
Historic Preservation and Conservation
-
-
4
4
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
252
-
4
256
6.6
Environmental Science
127
10
-
137
Environmental Studies
101
5
-
106
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
7
-
-
7
Natural Resources and Conservation total
235
15
-
250
6.5
Creative Writing
107
9
-
116
English Language and Literature, General
83
8
-
91
English Language and Literature/Letters total
190
17
-
207
5.4
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
46
-
-
46
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
42
-
-
42
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
29
-
-
29
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
25
-
-
25
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
22
-
22
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
21
-
-
21
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
-
15
-
15
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
6
-
6
Health Professions and Related Programs total
163
43
-
206
5.3
Psychology, General
193
-
-
193
Developmental and Child Psychology
6
-
-
6
Comparative Psychology
-
5
-
5
Psychology total
199
5
-
204
5.3
Art/Art Studies, General
61
-
-
61
Design and Visual Communications, General
39
-
-
39
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
33
-
-
33
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
18
-
-
18
Music, General
10
6
-
16
Industrial and Product Design
12
-
-
12
Music Performance, General
11
-
-
11
Dance, General
6
-
-
6
Music Theory and Composition
4
-
-
4
Music History, Literature, and Theory
2
-
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
196
6
-
202
5.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
54
6
-
60
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
41
-
-
41
Biochemistry
33
-
-
33
Neuroscience
25
-
-
25
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
13
-
-
13
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
166
6
-
172
4.5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
110
-
-
110
Journalism
59
-
-
59
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
169
-
-
169
4.4
Computer and Information Sciences, General
131
7
8
146
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
6
-
-
6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
137
7
8
152
3.9
Geology/Earth Science, General
46
13
-
59
Chemistry, General
31
11
-
42
Physics, General
20
-
-
20
Geophysics and Seismology
5
-
-
5
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
2
-
-
2
Physical Sciences total
104
24
-
128
3.3
Linguistics
43
-
-
43
Spanish Language and Literature
41
-
-
41
Japanese Language and Literature
13
-
-
13
Chinese Language and Literature
11
-
-
11
French Language and Literature
10
-
-
10
German Language and Literature
6
-
-
6
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
1
-
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
125
-
-
125
3.2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
48
7
-
55
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
52
-
-
52
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
100
7
-
107
2.8
Human Services, General
85
-
-
85
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
85
-
-
85
2.2
History, General
63
3
-
66
Public/Applied History
-
4
-
4
History total
63
7
-
70
1.8
Mathematics, General
36
6
-
42
Applied Mathematics, General
14
-
-
14
Mathematics and Statistics
6
-
-
6
Mathematics and Statistics total
56
6
-
62
1.6
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
23
-
-
23
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
22
-
-
22
Manufacturing Engineering
10
-
-
10
Engineering total
55
-
-
55
1.4
East Asian Studies
18
-
-
18
American/United States Studies/Civilization
6
-
-
6
Canadian Studies
1
-
-
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
25
-
-
25
0.7
Philosophy
12
-
-
12
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
12
-
-
12
0.3
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
11
-
-
11
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
11
-
-
11
0.3
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
8
-
-
8
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
8
-
-
8
0.2

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