In 1974, Western Washington University extended its educational programs to serve the greater Tacoma area.

Western’s longstanding Woodring College of Education fosters educational leadership in the Tacoma School District.

Programs in Tacoma

Degree, Certificate and Endorsement Programs

Online Degree Programs

Need more flexibility? WesternOnline offers a variety of online courses and programs to fit your needs.

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Where to find us

Tacoma School District Professional Development Center - Directions
6501 North 23rd Street, 
Tacoma, WA  98406

How to get in touch

360 650-3708


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Western Washington University is conveniently located throughout Puget Sound and online. Visit us at one of our locations

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