WOU & Amazon:
together we succeed

We are your Education Partner

Amazon career choice

Career Choice is an education benefit that empowers employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. We meet individual learners where they are on their education journey through a variety of education and upskilling opportunities including full college tuition, industry certifications designed to lead to in-demand jobs, and foundational skills such as English language proficiency, high school diplomas, and GEDs.

Curious about your path at WOU? Check out this Majors Exploration Tool!

Get Started

1Apply for admission to WOU: Complete our regular admissions process. WOU has rolling admissions and no application deadline, so apply for the term that works best for you! Be sure to start this process as early as possible so you can start the term of your choice! Already a WOU student? Go straight to Step 2!

2Navigate within Career Choice: Within Amazon Career Choice, select the “College” track and “Western Oregon University” as your school. Submit a payment request each term.

3Speak to an admissions counselor: Find your dedicated admissions counselor by region and make an appointment today! WOU’s Financial Aid Navigator can be found here as well to guide you every step of the way.

4Receive additional financial aid support, if needed: Reach out to financial aid for any questions about federal, state, and institutional funds you might be eligible for. We’re here to help you navigate the process!

5Learn more about our academic programs: Need help? Connect with an advisor in Student Success & Advising who can help you understand your options. To get personalized recommendations for potential majors, check out this Majors Exploration Tool!

Fields of Interest

With Amazon Career Choice, you can choose from any of our undergraduate programs with many online options or in person in Monmouth or Salem. If you’re interested in pursuing your education primarily through our WOU:Salem campus, check out these options:

WOU Services

Western Oregon University is committed to creating lasting opportunities for student success through transformative education and personalized support. That’s why we provide comprehensive student services, including:

  • Personalized Advising: An assigned academic advisor in your field of study can help you chart your path. Not sure what you want to study yet? We’ve got advisors for that too!

  • Career Services to connect you to career coaching, events and resources that will advance your career development and help you achieve your professional goals. Service Learning and Career Development is here to build your skills and prepare you for any job search, interview, or career opportunity.

  • Writing Assistance: Our Writing Center provides resources that will assist you in all your writing-related endeavors and enhance any assignment

  • Tutoring and Peer Mentors: In the pursuit of academic success, sometimes we all need a little help to reach our full potential! Western Oregon University offers a variety of free tutoring and peer mentoring resources to get you there.
  • And so much more!
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Contact Jessica Murfin, Partnership Specialist at murfinj@wou.edu