Extended Education is opening doors for you…

Extended Education at Western Washington University had its beginnings in 1912 when the first home study courses were created for teachers. Fast forward to the 21st century where Extended Education has expanded and diversified its Western Washington University offerings in Bellingham and throughout the Puget Sound region, emphasizing community college partnerships in Seattle, Everett, Mt. Vernon, Port Angeles, Bremerton, and Poulsbo to provide deliver degree and learning options for youth to seniors, as well as a variety of international education opportunities.

Our Mission

Extended Education connects learners of all ages to the Western Experience. Extended Education collaborates with colleges, departments and the community, linking university resources with educational needs and opportunities both on and off campus.

Vision Statement

Extended Education will share the Western Experience with students of all ages through learning opportunities across time and place by expanding partnerships – campus and beyond – to build a stronger Washington.