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Academics & Majors

Graduation Statistics


graduate within six years
  • 60% within eight years
  • 42% within four years

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1,466 Graduates
Westfield State University offers bachelors through masters degrees.
Bachelor's Master's

Faculty Overview

687 Faculty
Full Time
  • 467 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 220 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Distance Learning

Can't make it to the campus? This college has remote classroom options.

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Weekend Programs

This college offers weekend classes.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

ROTC - Army

Get leadership training and money for tuition.

ROTC - Air Force

Develop valuable leadership skills and earn scholarships that cover tuition, books and extra expenses.

Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Kelsey from Templeton, MA
  • 5
  • The classes are challenging and interesting. I do not feel over-whelmed at all. The classes in my major (Criminal Justice) are the most interesting. They are so fun to attend…

  • Oct-14-2010 Read More
  • Blessing from Springfield, MA
  • 5
  • I am a transfer student and coming from another school I can definitely say I am learning alot. All of my teachers are experts in their topic and professional in…

  • Dec-20-2010 Read More

Programs & Majors

Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

Architecture and Related Services Bachelor Master
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 26 -
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor Master
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other 1 -
Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor Master
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 13 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Bachelor Master
Accounting - 8
Business/Commerce, General 206 -
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Bachelor Master
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric 95 -
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor Master
Computer Science 4 -
Information Science/Studies 15 -
Education Bachelor Master
Biology Teacher Education - -
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities - 1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General - 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 113 20
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship - 5
English/Language Arts Teacher Education - -
History Teacher Education - -
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching - -
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 2 10
Mathematics Teacher Education - 2
Music Teacher Education - -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - 7
Reading Teacher Education - 8
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education - 2
Secondary Education and Teaching - -
Secondary School Administration/Principalship - -
Special Education and Teaching, General 20 21
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other - 15
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 2 1
English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor Master
English Language and Literature, General 37 11
Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor Master
Spanish Language and Literature 1 -
History Bachelor Master
History, General 39 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor Master
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 172 -
Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor Master
Mathematics, General 17 -
Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor Master
Environmental Science 25 -
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Bachelor Master
Health and Physical Education, General 47 -
Physical Sciences Bachelor Master
Chemistry, General 2 -
Physical Sciences 3 -
Psychology Bachelor Master
Psychology, General 99 1
Psychology, Other - 5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Bachelor Master
Public Administration - 4
Social Work 34 -
Security and Protective Services Bachelor Master
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 212 33
Social Sciences Bachelor Master
Economics, General 25 -
Political Science and Government, General 20 -
Sociology 11 -
Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor Master
Art/Art Studies, General 34 -
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8 -
Music, General 13 1