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Literacy in College - Western Michigan University

The literacy programs at Western Michigan University prepare students for their future careers by supplying them with the knowledge and hands-on training that is necessary to gain employment in a specific industry. But does Western Michigan University have the literacy program you are looking for? Is it the best option in your state or local area?

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Western Michigan University
1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5200
Phone Number: (269) 387-1000
URL: www.wmich.edu

Tuition and Fees

Semester Undergraduate
(In State)
Undergraduate
(Out of State)
Graduate
(In State)
Graduate
(Out of State)
Books & Supplies Room & Board
(On Campus)
Room & Board
(Off Campus)
Room & Board
(With Family)
Fall 2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2012-2013 $9,982 $23,262 $0 $0 $1,040 $11,674 $11,266 $4,567
2011-2012 $9,606 $22,338 $0 $0 $1,040 $11,508 $11,108 $4,566
2010-2011 $9,006 $20,894 $0 $0 $1,020 $11,289 $10,889 $4,476
2009-2010 $8,382 $19,502 $0 $0 $1,000 $10,916 $10,676 $4,388

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate

Sports Programs

  • All Track Combined – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 119
  • Baseball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 29, Women 0
  • Basketball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 15, Women 15
  • Football – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 106, Women 0
  • Golf – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 9
  • Gymnastics – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 18
  • Ice Hockey – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 29, Women 0
  • Soccer – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 26, Women 28
  • Softball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 19
  • Tennis – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 7, Women 9
  • Volleyball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 11

Semesters Open

  • 2011-2012
  • 2009-2010
  • 2010-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • Fall 2011

Accreditations

  • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1970 -  
  • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 7/29/1971 - 10/1/2004
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 7/1/2003 -  
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    Accredited By: American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/16/1991 -  
  • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    Accredited By: American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 2/12/1993 -  
  • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1982 -  
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    Accredited By: American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 3/1/1974 -  
  • English Language
    Accredited By: Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 8/1/2000 -  
  • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1950 -  
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/28/2002 -  
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/27/2008 -  
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    Accredited By: American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1939 -  
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/11/1966 -  
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
    Accredited By: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1954 -  
  • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1990 -  

Majors Offered

  • Accounting – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Acting – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Administration of Special Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Advertising – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • African-American/Black Studies – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew – Transportation and Materials Moving
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • American Government and Politics (United States) – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Anthropology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Apparel and Textiles, General – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Applied and Professional Ethics – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Applied Behavior Analysis – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Applied Economics – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Applied Mathematics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art/Art Studies, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Athletic Training/Trainer – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Audiology/Audiologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations – Transportation and Materials Moving
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician – Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biochemistry – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biology Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biomedical Sciences, General – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Broadcast Journalism – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Administration and Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business/Commerce, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business/Managerial Economics – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemistry Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemistry, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Child Development – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning – Architecture and Related Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Civil Engineering, General – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Clinical Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Communication, General – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer Engineering, General – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer Science – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Conducting – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Counseling Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Creative Writing – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies – Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dance, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dance, Other – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Earth Science Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Economics, General – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Evaluation and Research – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational/Instructional Technology – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Elementary Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering, Other – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering/Industrial Management – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • English Language and Literature, General – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Environmental Studies – Natural Resources and Conservation
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Exercise Physiology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Family Systems – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Finance, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Financial Planning and Services – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • French Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • French Language Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geochemistry – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geography – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geography Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geology/Earth Science, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geophysics and Seismology – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • German Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Graphic Design – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • History Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • History, General – History
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • History, Other – History
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Holistic Health – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Human Resources Development – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Industrial Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Information Resources Management – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Interior Design – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • International/Global Studies – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Journalism – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Keyboard Instruments – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Latin Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Latin Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other – Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Manufacturing Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marketing, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Materials Science – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mathematics Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mathematics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mechanical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Pedagogy – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Performance, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Theory and Composition – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Therapy/Therapist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Musical Theatre – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Operations Research – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Organizational Communication, General – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Paper Science and Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Philosophy – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physician Assistant – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physics Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physics, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Political Science and Government, General – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Political Science and Government, Other – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Psychology, General – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Administration – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public/Applied History – History
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Reading Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Religion/Religious Studies – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • School Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Science Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Studies Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Work – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sociology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Spanish Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Special Education and Teaching, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sports Studies – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Statistics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Structural Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Superintendency and Educational System Administration – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Technical Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Telecommunications Management – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Voice and Opera – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Women's Studies – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Writing, General – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012