Synthesizing information from different disciplines, collaborating across cultures and communicating effectively – these are all crucial skills in our fast-changing, globalized world. And they're among the skills you’ll build as you complete your degree in the online Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Social Sciences program at the University of Washington.
The program is designed to be flexible and fit in with your life. You can choose to begin your studies in autumn, winter or spring quarter.
Studies show that earning a college degree is one of the best ways to ensure long-term career growth and success, as well as increase personal fulfillment. In the Integrated Social Sciences degree program, you’ll have the chance to explore connections across a range of topics in the social sciences while tailoring your education to your own personal strengths and interests.
In its 2015 rankings, U.S. News & World Report rated the University of Washington 16th among national public universities in the United States. And in a recent global evaluation, the UW placed 6th in the world in the social sciences based on the overall impact of faculty research. The ISS program also costs less than many other social science degree programs.
This program is built for your success. It’s fully online, with part-time and full-time options so you can fit school around work and family. You can view lectures and complete most classwork on your own schedule, and academic advisers and technical support are available when you need it.
Take the leap, earn the degree you’ve always wanted and open up your life to new possibilities.
September 1, 2016
Winter Cohort Applications Open
October 31, 2016
Winter Cohort Applications Due
January 3, 2017
Winter Classes Begin
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The fact that I'm in the ISS program has helped me get a new job.
Vince Savery, Class of 2018
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