WGU Washington

Western Governors University (WGU) Washington offers the following degree and certificate programs through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

The center is conveniently located on the Lower Columbia College campus, where students can earn an advanced degree or certificate without relocating or commuting.

All WGU Washington classes are taught online.

Students are encouraged (but not required) to complete prerequisite coursework at LCC before transferring to WGU Washington. Doing so saves tuition dollars, and provides a seamless transition into the degree program.

WGU transfer pathway agreement for students transferring from Lower Columbia College.

Guaranteed admission to a WGU bachelor's degree program. LCC joins WGU's OWL Transfer Program

The OWL Transfer Program is designed to help community college students, like you, reduce the time it takes to earn a bachelor’s degree by removing barriers and offering guaranteed credit transfer. By participating, you are guaranteed admission into select majors and your earned associate degree transfers seamlessly into a bachelor’s degree in the fields of business, education, or IT. Learn More

Areas of Study


Market-responsive programs reach broadly across the business world, giving you options to explore. Benchmarks of program value are driven by what's important to you: real-world application, the ability to graduate faster, and industry relevancy.


WGU teaching degrees are recognized in all 50 states. Earn your teaching degree in a program that offers flexibility, affordability, quality, and personalized support.


Expert-designed programs with certifications included. By including certification prep and exams into your coursework (covered by your tuition), WGU programs offer a smarter bundle, tailored to today's IT industry's requirements.

Health & Nursing

WGU's online health and nursing degree programs are developed to address market needs in the healthcare and nursing industries. Programs are highly relevant and highly flexible.

Andy Moore
Transfer Pathways Manager
(206) 619-3725

Will Gable
Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager
(360) 359-5689

Contact the University Center

The University Center is conveniently located in the Alan Thompson Library. Make an appointment to discuss your future by calling us today! Walk-ins welcome during regular business hours

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 Michaela Jackson/Directory of the University Center and Baccalaureate Programs

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 Jenny Smith/University Center Program Specialist

  (360) 353-7802

 Ian Triana/Education Planner, Transfer & BAS Resource Advisor

  (360) 442-2425

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