BS in Cybersecurity Application

BS in Cybersecurity: Application Process

Qualified applicants must complete 2 applications:

Western Admissions Application

Cybersecurity Program Application (Letter of Reference required)

Application Deadlines

  • January 31, 2022: FAFSA priority deadline (to be considered for the most favorable financial aid packages)

  • March 1, 2022: Priority submission deadline

Western's Cybersecurity program enrolls a cohort of new students each Fall quarter. Applications for a Fall 2022 start are due by March 1, 2022.  Applications will be accepted beyond March 1st and considered on a space-available basis.

Starting winter, spring or summer quarter is also possible and sometimes preferable.  Contact a WWU Cybersecurity Program Advisor to discuss your specific situation and application deadlines.

BS in Cybersecurity: Admission Requirements

Western's BS in Cybersecurity program only accepts transfer students who have fulfilled the following requirements:

  1. Complete an AAS-T, AAS, or ATA in the following degree programs with the corresponding Washington State Community College partnerships:
  • Bellingham Technical College: AAS-T in Computer Networking- Computer Programming Track
  • Edmonds College: ATA in Cyber Defense and Digital Forensics
  • Green River College: AAS-T in Information Technology- Systems and Security
  • Highline College: AAS in Network Security Engineer or AAS in Digital Forensics & Investigations
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology: AAS in Computer Security and Network Technology
  • Olympic College: AAS-T in Information Technology-Security
  • Peninsula College:  AAS-T in Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics
  • Whatcom Community College: AAS-T Degree in Cybersecurity
  1. Achieve a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5
  2. Complete CSCI 141, CSCI 145, and MATH 124, or recognized equivalents