The Extended Studies Program


The Extended Studies programs offer life-long learning opportunities through credit and non-credit courses.  Several opportunities for enrichment and education are available for your convenience.

Upcoming Happenings!!! 

  • Want to register for a Wednesdays at Western course?  Click here
  • The Summer Teacher Institute Catalog is online so check it out. 
  • Extended Studies is accepting Fall Course Proposals through July 10, 2017. Visit our Instructor Information page for forms and details.
  • Now accepting registrations for credit for the EMT class. Once you have received confirmation from the hospital then you may register for credit with the Extended Studies Department.

The Extended Studies Department is pleased to announce the extension of our partnership with the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum for a Summer Speaker Series.

Dr. Bruce Bartleson will speak the evening of June 30, 2017.
Dr. Bruce Bartleson will discuss the “real” history of the Gunnison Country starting over one billion years ago.
Dr. Duane Vandenbusche will speak the evening of July 21, 2017.
The infamous Dr. Duane Vandenbusche will speak on the History of Ranching in the Gunnison Valley. 

Western Graduate Programs


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  4. Start the online application process -apply online now.
  5. Find scholarships, grants, or financial aid that match your interests and situation.

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