Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

Western Carolina University

Highway 107
Cullowhee, NC 28723-9646
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Western Carolina University Review

A+ Excellent
4.75 Based on 1 Reviews
Career Preparation
A+
Students and Culture
A+
Facilities
A+
Activities and Groups
A-

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Western Carolina University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

696 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Teacher Education
 
5
 
 
 
Art/Art Studies, General
 
8
 
 
 
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
 
 
34
 
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
 
50
28
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
7
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
 
0
 
Education, General
 
 
25
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
18
17
6
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
 
 
25
0
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
45
 
0
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
32
13
 
 
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
10
 
 
 
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
 
61
 
0
 
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
 
88
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
17
 
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
1
 
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
10
 
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
11
 
 
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
3
 
 
 
Social Studies Teacher Education
 
3
 
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
23
 
 
 
Spanish Language Teacher Education
 
2
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
17
 
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
41
 
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
28
20
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
48
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

612 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
40
22
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
200
34
 
 
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
 
 
26
 
 
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
20
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
75
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
48
 
 
Marketing, Other
 
38
11
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
98
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

586 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
17
0
 
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
23
 
 
 
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (Emt Paramedic)
 
106
 
 
 
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
 
0
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
0
32
0
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
6
Physical Therapy/Therapist
 
 
 
 
60
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
192
78
2
 
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
 
 
 
0
 
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
 
70
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

438 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
42
 
 
 
Clinical Psychology
 
 
 
 
0
History, General
 
22
4
 
 
International/Global Studies
 
14
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
8
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
23
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
110
11
 
 
Public Administration
 
37
14
 
 
School Psychology
 
 
0
6
 
Science, Technology and Society
 
 
0
 
 
Social Work
 
69
43
 
 
Sociology
 
35
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

198 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
103
10
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
26
4
 
 
Environmental Health
 
21
 
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
12
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
22
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

179 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
 
23
11
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
19
 
 
 
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
 
16
 
 
 
Engineering Technology, General
 
62
 
 
 
Engineering, General
 
28
 
 
 
Environmental Science
 
11
 
 
 
Industrial Technology/Technician
 
 
9
 
 
Land Use Planning and Management/Development
 
 
 
0
 

106 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
31
 
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
25
4
 
 
Interior Design
 
19
 
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
20
 
 
 
Music, General
 
7
 
 
 

74 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
37
 
 
 
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
 
37
 
 
 

51 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
 
25
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
26
 
 
 

32 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Natural Resources Management and Policy
 
32
 
 
 

12 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
 
12
 
 
 

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Western Carolina University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
 
 
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
 
 
 
 
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
 
 
 
 
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
 
 
 
 
Education, General
 
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (Emt Paramedic)
 
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
 
 
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
 
 
 
 
Marketing, Other
 
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
 
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (Department of Health Sciences)
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A+ Excellent
Career Preparation

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5 Based on 1 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1986

    I don't know now, I graduated in 1986. However, when I went, they not only taught theory and application, but they also help us develop portfolios and secure interviews.

    5 Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture

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5 Based on 1 Reviews
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    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1986

    It was 1986, so it doesn't apply to now.

    5 Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities

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5 Based on 1 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1986

    IT WAS 1986, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE NOW

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

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4 Based on 1 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1986

    IT WAS 1986, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE NOW

    4 Rated January 2016
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