Highline College Highline College

P.O. Box 98000, 2400 S. 240th St.,Des Moines, WA 98198, USA
(206) 878-3710
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<<What We Offer>> If you are ready to learn, we offer a starting point that is right for you. Do you want to earn a short-term certificate to get a job in a specific field? Are you looking to earn an associate degree to transfer? Or do you want to earn a high school diploma while earning college credit? We offer all of that and more, including new applied bachelor’s degrees. •Learn skills for a new or current job If your goal is to get a job right after graduation in a specific field or build professional skills for your current job, begin by earning a certificate or an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. Explore our Professional-Technical Education Paths. Plus, applied bachelor’s degrees are now available in certain fields. •Earn college credits for transferring If your goal is to transfer to a regional or state college or university, begin by earning an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree at Highline. Washington students have statewide transfer agreements that allow them to earn the first 90 credits at a community college and transfer those credits to public—and most private—colleges and universities in the state. Check with an adviser and the intended transfer institution about other transfer options. Visit Highline’s Transfer Center for helpful resources and information. The Honors Scholar Program is another valuable resource and offers students who take Honors Seminar personalized coaching in the college transfer process. •Earn a bachelor’s degree Now you can earn applied bachelor’s degrees at Highline in five programs: Cybersecurity and Forensics, Global Trade and Logistics, Respiratory Care, Youth Development, and Teaching and Early Learning. These new applied bachelor’s degree programs build on Highline’s strong AAS degree programs. You can also earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree on Highline’s main campus through Central Washington University–Des Moines. •Enhance your high school education Complete or enhance your high school education at Highline. One popular way is through our Running Start program. •Earn a high school diploma If you did not finish high school and want to earn a diploma or GED, learn about the many options at Highline. •Prepare for college-level courses Find a variety of noncredit courses to help you improve academic skills, prepare for the GED or earn a high school diploma. These pre-college level courses include English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Education Development (GED). •Learn English You can learn English at Highline. We have a wide range of classes for you. You can be brand new to English. Or, you may just need to brush up before taking college-level courses. •Take enrichment courses Find a variety of personal and professional courses through Continuing Education.