BS in Cybersecurity- WCC to WWU Transfer Pathway


Earn your Associate in Applied Science- Transfer in Cybersecurity from Whatcom Community College.  Then continue with Western Washington University to earn a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity.

WCC/WWU Cybersecurity Flyer

Years 1 & 2: Whatcom Community College

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

Consult a WCC Academic Advisor to create an individualized plan to complete your AAS-T.

WCC Academic Advisor: Tyler Ciokiewicz,

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.

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

Poulsbo WWU Academic Advisor: Lauren Kemper,