College of Education

We’ll help you gain the skills to improve education today for the students of tomorrow’s schools

Here you’ll enjoy small class sizes and close faculty-student interaction focused on your goals.

Our faculty offer the best of both worlds: hands-on experience as K-12 teachers/administrators coupled with cutting-edge research. Our graduates are having an impact on K-12 education in the region.

We offer programs for current as well as aspiring teachers.

Teacher certification programs

Our teacher certification programs prepare you for a career as a K-12 teacher.

Programs for certified teachers

Our programs for certified teachers help develop leaders who have a deep understanding of the issues impacting current K-12 education.

Master's programs

Doctoral programs



The College of Education is accredited by the State of Washington.

NOTE: Degree and certification programs in Educational Leadership do not accept state of Washington tuition waivers. This includes the following graduate programs: Ed.M., M.A., Ed.D., and Ph.D., as well as these certification programs: principal, program administrator, and superintendent.

Contact us

For more information, email us or call 360-546-9075. Our fax number is 360-546-9040.