Continuing education for non-degree seeking teachers
Public and private school teachers
Register: Contact the Academic Records Office at (509) 527-2811 to register.
Educator discount: 44% off graduate tuition for one course per quarter is available for teachers within driving distance who can show a district contract to the WWU records office. The remaining balance must be paid in full (financial aid only available if you take 4+ credits). 33% off for students pursuing special education courses offered as a limited introductory offer.
Finances: Contact your local school district or conference education personnel for approval to receive funding assistance (if available) and to verify pay increases associated with earning your master’s degree. We offer institutional grants and scholarships for which you may qualify as a degree seeking candidate in addition to the federal government student loans you could receive.
Teachers in the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC)
Register: Complete the NPUC Teacher Registration form. The registration form will be sent to WWU Academic Records and your local conference. Your conference must confirm approval with the Walla Walla University Academic Records office. The Records office will register students for the approved courses.
Educator discount: 33% off special education courses.
Finances: Teachers from within the North Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists may qualify for a tuition waiver.*
Master's degree-seeking teachers
Register: View the steps to enrollment which apply to all students pursuing a graduate degree. NPUC teachers only: In addition to your application, submit the NPUC Teacher Registration form before each quarter you are taking classes.
Educator discount: 33% off for students pursuing the M.A.T. or M.Ed. special education specialization.
Transcript Information: If you need your transcript sent to anyone, including NPUC, you must submit a signed request or an electronic request to the Academic Records Office. A faxed request is acceptable if it includes your signature. (Summer grades will be recorded on transcripts at the end of August.)
*Teachers from within the North Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists whose employing conferences confirm that they are under contract for the 2019-20 school year may quality for a tuition waiver. However, teachers must pay directly when billed for books and supplies, graduation fees, any miscellaneous class fees, and room rental charges. Conference sponsorship does not cover classes requiring individualized instruction (aviation, music lessons, etc.)