Graduate Programs at Western
These growing Master’s programs serve our region, our nation and the world by educating advanced students to make substantial contributions to their professions.
Western's graduate programs make our campus a dynamic learning and research environment for all students. Residential, low-residency, and online programs bring together preeminent professors and practitioners in an academic environment dedicated to excellence.
Western offers the following master's degree programs:
- MEM in one of two tracks: Integrative Land Management or Sustainable Resilient Communities
- Residential and distance options available
- Center for Environmental Studies webpage
- Master of Arts in Education
- Initial teacher/principal licensure
- Low-residency MA/MFA in one of three tracks: Genre Fiction, Poetry with an Emphasis on Versecraft or Screenwriting for Film and Television.
- The program also offers a Certificate in Publishing.
- During each July intensive, the program also presents Writing the Rockies, the region's preeminent writers' conference, which is fully open to the public.