Bachelor's Degrees at Centralia College

Applied bachelor's degrees build on associate degrees and provide workplace skills in specific career areas. Compared to traditional four-year degrees at universities, applied bachelor's degrees incorporate more hands-on learning focused on a particular industry.

2024-25 Applications

Applications for the 2024-25 academic year will open Feb. 15. Students are encouraged to apply by April 1. For application details and a link to the application, visit the program pages.

Celebrating 10 Years

For 10 years, Centralia College has been offering affordable bachelor's degrees for our community. The first bachelor's degree, the bachelor's in Applied Management, was first offered in September 2012. More degrees have been added over those 10 years, the result of listening to students, employers, and our community. Now, CC offers five bachelor's degrees in a variety of areas - Applied Management, Behavioral Healthcare, Diesel Technology, Information Technology, and Teacher Education.

Bachelor's Degrees by the Numbers

Degree Year Started Total Degrees Earned
Applied Management 2012 289
Diesel Technology 2014 50
Information Technology 2017 35
Teacher Education (K-8) 2017 105
Behavioral Healthcare 2021 First grads in 2023


Thanks to our students, alumni, trustees, staff and faculty, employers, and our amazing community for supporting bachelor's degrees at Centralia College. Here's to another 10 years!


applied management

Applied Management

Learn various aspects of management, including marketing, finance, business law, planning, human resource and project management, operations, leadership, and communications.

behavioral healthcare

Behavioral Healthcare

Get the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to work in a variety of human service careers, including social and community service managers, addiction/substance use disorder counselors, social workers, and case managers.

diesel technology

Diesel Technology

Gain technical skills and develop your ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with peers in diesel technologies.

information technology

Information Technology: Application Development

Build a strong technical foundation in application and software development.

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Teacher Education (K-8)

Prepare to obtain initial teaching certification in grade K-8 with a primary endorsement in elementary education. There is also an option of adding a special education endorsement.

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Formación del profesorado (K-8)

Prepárense para obtener la certificación inicial de enseñanza en el grado K-8 con una especialización en la educación primaria. También existe la opción de añadir una especialización en educación especial.


For Questions about the Program

Bachelor's Degree Programs

For Questions about Applications and Credit Transfers

Kelly Worthey
Director of Enrollment Services
Email Kelly Worthey