University Partnerships at Peninsula College

Peninsula College works with key university partners to expand access to upper division educational opportunities for residents of the North Olympic Peninsula.

Bachelor Degrees:

BA in Applied Psychology

City University
The Bachelor in Applied Psychology degree will enable you to develop an understanding of psychological concepts and how they apply to the world we live in.  City University’s BA in Applied Psychology will also enable you to select a focus area in Child and Adolescent Services, Criminal Behavior or Gerontology.

BA in Early Childhood Education

City University
If you have an associate’s degree, experience in the early childhood field, and want to move ahead or get certified to teach at the primary level, consider City University’s BA degree in Early Childhood Education.

BA in Elementary Education 

City University
You can earn your B.A.Ed., teacher certification and single or dual endorsements in about two years. City University offers these five program options for B.A.Ed. students:

  • Elementary Education (K-8)
  • Elementary Education (K-8) and Mathematics 
  • Elementary Education (K-8) and Special Education 
  • Elementary Education (K-8) and English Language Learners 
  • Elementary Education (K-8) and Reading

BA in Human Services

Western Washington University
Are you interested in a career working to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, communities, and organizations?  Western Washington University’s Human Services Program prepares individuals to work in a variety of settings as case managers, grant writers, volunteer coordinators, program specialists, youth workers, advocacy specialists, and program directors.

BA in Individualized Studies

Goddard College
The Goddard College BA in Individualized Studies Program is ideal both for students interested in continuing their undergraduate studies or just beginning their college experience, enabling them to earn the degree they want while continuing to manage full lives. Students attend an eight-day residency in Port Townsend at the beginning of each semester and then accomplish the work of each semester in their home communities.

BA in Liberal Arts  (Reservation-Based Studies)

Evergreen State College
This degree is offered through Evergreen State College’s reservation-based, community-determined program and designed for students who have social, cultural or economic ties to Native American tribes.

BA in Planning & Environmental Policy

Western Washington University
Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to promote positive change and to implement shared visions in both natural and urban communities. Western Washington University’s BA in Planning & Environmental Policy provides the education necessary to enter professional fields concerned with the sustainability of the human and natural environment.

BAS in Applied Management

Peninsula College
The Peninsula College Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Applied Management degree is designed to enable applicants to combine their lower-division technical or transfer preparation, regardless of the discipline, with upper-division credits in business management, resulting in a practical, application-oriented, four-year degree that prepares graduates for entry-level management positions and career advancement in a wide range of fields found on the Peninsula and elsewhere.

BS in Environmental Science

Western Washington University - Huxley College
Apply the knowledge you will gain by earning a BS in Environmental Science from Huxley College (Western Washington University) to the critical environmental challenges of our times.  Learn about the physical, chemical, biological and quantitative aspects of natural systems, solving problems largely created by human activities.

Masters Degrees:

MA in Leadership

City University
If you’re currently in or aspire to be in a leadership role, but want to learn how to be a more effective leader, City University’s M.A. in Leadership program is designed for people in all sorts of businesses — for-profit, non-profit, health care, military, government, education, human services, global, and more. This degree will help to position you for a leadership promotion in your career field.

MBA, Business Administration

City University
City University’s MBA program is designed to fit your lifestyle, whether you’re a traditional grad student or a working adult.  Day or night, online or in class. It’s your call!

MFA in Creative Writing

Goddard College
Earn your Master’s degree and stay on the North Olympic Peninsula. Rated among the top-ten low-residency MFA programs by Poets and Writers magazine, Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing is offered as a low-residency graduate degree in Port Townsend.

MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies

Goddard College
One of the few interdisciplinary arts programs in the world committed to reaching across visual, conceptual, and performing arts, Goddard College combines the best of on-campus and distance learning. Attend one eight-day residency in Port Townsend each semester during which you design a unique study plan with the support of a faculty advisor and fellow students.

MS in Project Management

City University
If you’re an aspiring project manager, program manager or general manager, City University’s M.S. in Project Management program will give you the tangible, practical skills you need to help organizations to operate smoothly and efficiently.