Educational Studies Major


Become an Educational Studies Major

If you are a current UW Bothell student and have questions about becoming an Educational Studies major or applying to the Elementary Education Option (which requires an additional, internal application), you should meet with an SES advisor to review admissions and degree requirements. To add the Educational Studies major, students must submit an online application. SES accepts students each quarter.

Admission Deadlines

Admission Quarter Application Deadline
Autumn August 1
Winter October 22
Spring February 7
Summer June 1

Admission Requirements

  • 45 quarter credits completed (or in-progress) at UW Bothell or transferred from other accredited Institutions
  • B WRIT 134 Composition or other English Composition course with grade of 2.0 (C letter grade) or higher (or in-progress)

Note: S/NS Grades during COVID-19 - For quarters designated as having extenuating circumstances, SES will consider a S (satisfactory) grade as fulfilling admission requirements. 

Admission Process

Current Pre-Major Students & Students Seeking Double Major or Change Major

  1. Meet with a Pre-Major advisor for academic planning and to review admissions requirements.
  2. Submit online application - decisions will be sent in time for course registration
  3. Meet with assigned SES advisor to review degree requirements

First Year & Transfer Students

  1. Work with an Admissions advisor to prepare your application to UW Bothell
  2. Apply to UW Bothell 
  3. After acceptance, register for and attend an Advising and Orientation session