TAKE YOUR STORY TO A NEW LEVEL
You’ve begun building your career — and have the power to do even more amazing things. Make the next chapter of your story extraordinary with a master’s or doctorate degree, certificate or certification from PennWest California. Select from 95+ graduate programs designed to help you balance school, work, life and family.
Unlock your passion, dreams and abilities through a graduate degree from PennWest California.
lets you earn a degree, certificate or certification from anywhere in the world. As a Global Online student, you learn from the same expert professors - and earn the same diploma or other credentials - as you would if you studied on campus.
Here to help
Entering into the world of graduate studies is a big step. We're here to support you
during this exciting time in your life. Our graduate admissions counselors and coordinators
are eager to help you get to know PennWest California and walk you step by step through
the application process.
Dixon Hall, 3rd Floor, Enrollment Management Suite
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Call us with general questions at 724-938-4187.
Call us with questions specific to your admissions application at 724-938-5259 or 724-938-5261.
Email us at GradAdmissions@pennwest.edu.
Send us an online information request.
Dean School of Graduate Studies and Research
Director of Graduate Admissions
Randi J. Quattro
Clerk Typist II
Questions About an Academic Program? If you have specific academic questions related to a particular graduate program, we encourage you to email the program coordinator. You can search for your program in the list below.
|Accounting (MAcc)||Master's||Dr. Joshua Chicarelli||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Addictive Disorders||Certificate||Dr. Jacqueline Walsh||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Administrative Program for Principals||Master's, Certification||Dr. Silvia Braidic||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Advanced Studies in Secondary Education||Master's||Dr. Connie Monroe||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Applied Math||Professional Science Master's||Dr. Bismark Oduro||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Arabic Language & Linguistics||Master's||Dr. Razak Surrey||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Autism Spectrum Disorders||Certificate, Certification||Dr. Jason Kight||Online|
|Business Administration||Master's||Dr. Stephanie Adam||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|Clinical Mental Health Counseling||Master's||Dr. Jacob Wheatley||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|Communication Disorders||Master's||Dr. Nancy Carlino||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|Conflict Resolution Studies||Master's||Dr. Elizabeth Larsen||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Counseling||Licensure||Dr. Elizabeth Gruber||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|Criminal Justice||Doctorate||Dr. John Cencich||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Criminal Justice Studies (formerly Applied Criminology)||Master's||Dr. Christopher Wydra||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Cybersecurity||Professional Science Master's||Dr. Weifeng Chen||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Early Childhood Education||Master's, Certification||Michael Ulderich||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Education Administration & Leadership Doctorate||Doctorate||Dr. Silvia Braidic||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Elementary Education Pre-K-4||Master's, Certification||Michael Ulderich||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|English as a Second Language||Master's, Certification||Dr. Susan Morris-Rutledge||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Exercise Science and Health Promotion||Master's, Certificate||Dr. Barry McGlumphy||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Health Science and Exercise Leadership||Doctor of Health Science||Dr. Marc Federico||Online with on-campus dissertation meeting|
|Integrative STEM Education||Master's||Dr. Diane Fine||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Legal Studies||Master's||Dr. Christina Toras||100% Online (Global Online)|
|MAT (Masters of Arts Teaching) - Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communications, Earth Science, English, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, Spanish||Master's, Certification||Dr. Marcia Hoover||Online except for student teaching / field experience|
|Nursing Administration and Leadership||Master's||Dr. Nicole Evanick||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Reading Specialist||Master's, Certification||Dr. Diane Fine||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|School Counseling||Master's, Certification||Grafton Eliason||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|School Psychology||Master's, Certification||Dr. Angela Bloomquist||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|Social Work||Master's||Dr. T. Thao Pham||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|Special Education||Master's, Certification||Dr. Jason Kight||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling||Certificate||Dr. Jacqueline Walsh||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Sports Counseling and Student Athlete Mental Wellness||Certificate||Dr. Jacqueline Walsh||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Sport Management||Master's, Certificate||Dr. Robert Taylor||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Student Affairs Practice||Certificate||Dr. Jacqueline Walsh||Traditional, face-to-face with some online|
|Superintendent Letter of Eligibility||Certification||Dr. Silvia Braidic||100% Online (Global Online)|
|Technology Education||Master's||Dr. Rene Kruse||100% Online (Global Online)|