At Highline College you can choose from more than 100 degrees and certificates within six pathways. These pathways make it easier for you to find a career or program that matches your interests and skills.
If you plan on transferring to a four-year school, see Transfer Options listed under each pathway. Because transfer requirements vary, check with an adviser and the intended transfer institution to help you plan.
Professional-Technical Degrees and Certificates
Professional-Technical programs help prepare you for work right after graduating from Highline College in a variety of high-demand career fields. Look at Professional-Technical Options under each pathway.
Note: Although most Professional-Technical degrees are not designed to transfer to a 4-year college or university, four degrees within the Arts and Communication pathway which are considered Professional-Technical do transfer to select 4-year institutions.
Visit Find Your Path to learn more about Profession-Technical programs.
Talk with an Adviser
Whether you decide on a transfer degree, or Professions-Technical degree or certificate, it’s important to consult with an academic adviser. They can help plan your schedule and ensure you’re taking the correct classes to meet the requirements of your chosen program.
Learn about Highline’s Six Pathways:
- Arts and Communication
- Education and Library Services
- Health and Wellness
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
- People and Communities
The Associate of Arts degree can be tailored to many different universities and transfer majors. If you don’t see your interest here, talk to an advisor in your pathway for more information.
AA = Associates of Arts
AAS = Associate of Applied Science