Graduate programs at Western Carolina University deliver the relevant skills, applied experience and leadership acumen needed to advance in an ever-more-competitive global economy.
WCU’s Graduate School offers more than 40 degree and certificate programs with a variety of concentrations and specialties.
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Three years after welcoming in its inaugural class, the Doctor of Psychology program received accreditation from the American Psychological Association.
WCU graduate Emily Deem took home first place and a $1,000 cash prize in a Tar Heel Three Minute Thesis event the UNC at Chapel Hill Graduate School hosted online this summer.
The 2023 ranking of graduate schools by U.S. News and World Report includes WCU, which offers master’s and doctoral degree programs online, in hybrid format, and through traditional classroom instruction at its Cullowhee campus and the Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.