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Western Michigan University - Southwest Campus
Bachelor Degree Partnerships
Western Michigan University - Southwest

Western Michigan University SouthwestWestern Michigan University is a public, national university committed to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. Founded in 1903, it is classified as “Doctoral/ Research Universities-Extensive” by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. In its annual ranking of the nation's 4,000 colleges and universities, U.S. News & World Report consistently lists WMU as one of the nation's top 100 public universities.

WMU-Southwest boasts many of main campus's prestigious programs. The Haworth College of Business is among an elite 5 percent of international business schools that are accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Also, a national publication that serves all branches of the armed forces had identified Western Michigan University as Michigan's top-ranked school for outreach and services to veterans.

Western Michigan University and Lake Michigan College have formed a partnership allowing LMC students to make a seamless transition into junior and senior level courses at WMU–Southwest, located at LMC’s Napier Avenue Campus.

The following degree programs are available online and at WMU-Southwest:

Undergraduate Programs

  • Addiction Studies (Minor) Online
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Elementary Education (BS)
  • Family Studies/Child and Family Development (BS) Online hybrid*
  • General University Studies (BA/BS) Online hybrid*
  • Manufacturing Engineering (BSE)
  • Nursing: RN - BSN (BSN) Online hybrid*

Graduate certificates

  • 18-hour Professional Teacher Certificate (CERT)
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse (CERT) Online
  • Career and Technical Education Online hybrid*
    • Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification
    • Troops to Teachers Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification
  • Educational Technology (CERT) Online
  • Holistic Health Care (CERT) Online

Graduate programs

  • Career and Technical Education (MA) Online hybrid*
  • Educational Leadership (MA)
  • Educational Technology (MA) Online
  • Practice of Teaching (MA)
  • Social Work (MSW)

For more information, call (269) 934-1500 or visit

* Some face-to-face courses required.

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