BS in Cybersecurity- North Seattle College to WWU Transfer Pathway


Earn your AAS-Network & Server Administration degree from North Seattle College.  Then continue with Western Washington University to earn a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity.

Years 1 & 2: North Seattle College

Fulfill the following criteria at NSC to be eligible to transfer to WWU's BS in Cybersecurity Program:

  • Complete an AAS in Network & Server Administration from North Seattle College
  • Achieve a minimum college GPA of 2.5
  • Complete the following classes (or recognized equivalents) with indicated grade:
    • MATH& 151 (C- or better)
    • CSC 142 (C- or better)
    • CSC 143 (C or better)

Consult a NSC Academic Advisor to create an individualized plan to complete your requirements.

NSC Advising

Applying to WWU

We recommend completing the application process 8-12 months before you intend to start at WWU. Visit the WWU Cybersecurity Application website to learn more.


Complete the following courses at WWU to earn a BS in Cybersecurity:

  • 29-38 credits: Required CISS Courses
  • 14 credits: Support Courses
  • 8 credits: CISS Electives
  • 0-48 credits: General University Requirements

To see a complete listing of Western's BS in Cybersecurity Degree requirements, visit the BS in Cybersecurity Catalog Page.

University graduation requirements may vary, depending on previous completed coursework. Consult a WWU Cybersecurity Academic Advisor to create an individualized plan to complete your BS in Cybersecurity degree.

WWU Cybersecurity Academic Advisor: Laura Ghan, 360-650-2863,