Programs A-Z

Do you want to become an accountant, a computer programmer, or a nurse? Here you’ll find more than 100 fields of study.

Professional-Technical Education options:

  • BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science degree)
  • AAS (Associate of Applied Science degree)
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Short Certificate

Transfer Education options:

  • AA (Associate of Arts degree)
  • AS (Associate of Science degree)
  • AAS-T (Associate of Applied Science-Transfer degree)

Learn more about the designations in the Get a Degree or Certificate section. You can also find similar fields of study grouped together by pathways in our Areas of Study section and view Gainful Employment and estimated program specific costs.

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 Program NameTransfer OptionsProf-Tech OptionsCoursesDept. WebsiteFaculty Advisers
AAccounting (Accounting / Accountancy / CPA)Associate of Business RequirementsAAS option:
Accounting AAS
Certificate options:
Accounting Certificate
Accounting Assistant I Short Certificate
Accounting Assistant II Short Certificate
Accounts Receivable / Payable Certificate
Bookkeeping Certificate
ACCTG
ACCT&
BSTEC
BUSN
WebsiteD. Harris
A. Newton
G. Turck
R. Sabado
AACHIEVEACHIEVE Comprehensive Transition Certificate
ACHIEVE Fast-Track to Employment Certificate
WebsiteContact
AAdministrativeSee program listing for Business Technology
AAdult Basic Education (Pre-College Studies)ABEWebsiteContact
AAmerican Sign LanguageAA planning sheetASL
ASL&
WebsiteContact
AAnimationAnimation Short CertificateCIS
VICOM
Website
Website
R. Kang
A. Phillips
C. Yu
AAnthropologyAA planning sheetANTH&
ANTHR
L. Somer
AArabicAA planning sheetARABWebsiteContact
AArchitectureAA planning sheetContact
AArtAA planning sheetART
ART&
WebsiteR. Droessler
AAssociate of Arts (AA)Option A
Option B
AAstronomyAssociate of Science in Physics RequirementsASTR&G. Reinemer
BBehavioral ScienceSee program listing for Psychology
BBiology (including pre-med, pre-dental)Associate in Biology Requirements
AS, Biology Requirements
BIOL
BIOL&
WebsiteG. Barclay
C. Gan
W. Moses
S. Shabb
BBusiness / Business AdministrationAssociate of Business RequirementsGlobal Trade and Logistics BAS
AAS options:
Business AAS
Business Management & Support AAS
E-Commerce AAS
International Business and Trade AAS
Retail Management AAS
Small Business / Entrepreneurship AAS
Certificate options:
Customer Service Specialist Certificate
Human Resources Certificate
International Business and Trade Certificate
International Trade & Logistics Short Certificate
Nonprofit Management Short Certificate
Retail Management Certificate
Small Business / Entrepreneurship Certificate
Small Business / Entrepreneurship Short Certificate
Urban Agriculture Short Certificate
Urban Agriculture Short Certificate
BUSN
BUS&
WebsiteM. Cicero
S. Chakour
R. Copeland
M. Girvin
M. Ryan
J. Ward
BBusiness TechnologyAAS option:
Administrative Management AAS
Certificate options:
Administrative Assistant Certificate
Customer Service Specialist Certificate
Introduction to Business Technology Short Certificate
Introduction to BTECH in Spanish Short Certificate
Introduction to Customer Service Short Certificate
Introduction to Office Assistant Short Certificate
Introduction to Web Support Short Certificate
BSTECWebsiteS. Alkhalili
S. Chun
S. Taylor
M. Welch
CCAD TechnologySee program listing for Interior Design
CCareer StartWebsiteT. Hilton
CCareer StudiesCARER
CCargo TransportationSee program listing for Business
CCatering & Event PlanningSee program listing for Hospitality and Tourism Management
CCenter of ExcellenceWebsiteContact
CCentral Washington University (CWU) at HighlineSee optionsWebsiteContact
CCertificate of Arts and Sciences (CAS)Certificate of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
CChemical DependencySee program listing for Human Services
CChemistryAssociate of Science in Chemistry RequirementsASCHEM
CHEM&
M. Nguyen
J. Pfeffer
CChineseAA planning sheetCHIN&WebsiteContact
CCollege StudiesCOL
CCommunication Studies / SpeechAA planning sheetCMST
CMST&
WebsiteE. Bremen
L. Manning
V. Ropp
CCommunity Health & WellnessDirect Care Specialization AAS
Global and Public Health Specialization AAS
Patient Advocate Specialization AAS
HEAL
H SER
WebsiteB. Cerna
J. Johnston
CComputer Information SystemsSee program listing for Information Systems
CComputer ScienceAssociate of Science in Computer Science RequirementsCybersecurity and Forensics BAS
AAS options:
Digital Forensics and Investigations AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Computer Forensics Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Database Design / Development Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, E-Commerce Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Networking Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Software Development Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Web Development Specialization, AAS
Mobile Technology Expert AAS
Network Security Engineer AAS
Online Marketing & Social Media Architect AAS
Technical Communication AAS
Certificate options:
CompTIA A+ and Cisco CCENT Short Certificate
Digital Forensics and Investigations Certificate
Digital Forensics and Protection Certificate
Front End Website Development Short Certificate
LAN Operation and Cisco CCENT Track Short Certificate
Mobile Development Short Certificate
Windows / Unix / Linux and Network Virtualization Short Certificate
C SCIWebsiteR. Kang
A. Phillips
CContinuing EducationWebsiteContact
CCooperative EducationWebsite
CCriminal JusticeAA planning sheetCriminal Justice AAS
Introduction to Homeland Security Short Certificate
Private Security Academy Short Certificate
C J
CJ&
WebsiteC. Dawson
S. Lettic
J. Smucker
CCustomer ServiceCustomer Service Specialist Certificate
Introduction to Customer Service Short Certificate
BSTEC
BUSN
WebsiteS. Alkhalili
S. Chun
S. Taylor
M. Welch
CCybersecurity and ForensicsSee program listing for Computer Science
DData Recovery / Forensic SpecialistSee program listing for Computer Science
DDental HygieneNote: We do not offer this program. You can complete many of the prerequisite courses at Highline then transfer to another community college that offers this training.Advising
DDentistryAssociate in Biology RequirementsWebsiteC. Gan
W. Moses
J. Strohmaier
DDispensing OpticianSee program listing for Optician-Licensed Dispensing
DDistance LearningWebsiteContact
DDistribution AreasDistribution Areas Requirements
DDiversity & Globalism StudiesAA planning sheetDGSE. Chiabi
J. Jones
K. Stanley
DDrafting DesignDrafting Design Certificate
Drafting Design AAS
Drafting Design AAS-T
DRAFTWebsiteT. Hilton
EE-CommerceAssociate of Business RequirementsE-Commerce AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, E-Commerce Specialization, AAS
BUSN
CIS
C SCI
WebsiteJ. Ward
R. Kang
A. Phillips
EEarly Childhood EducationSee program listing for Education: Early Childhood
EEconomicsAA planning sheetECON
ECON&
J. Peyton
K. Stanley
EEducation: Early ChildhoodAA planning sheet
(Note: several certificates are also offered in I-BEST format)
AAS option:
Early Childhood Education AAS
Certificate options:
Short State Certificate of Specialization-Administration
Short State Certificate of Specialization-Family Childcare
Short State Certificate of Specialization General
Short State Certificate of Specialization-Infant and Toddler Professional
Short State Certificate of Specialization-School-Age Care
State Early Childhood Education Certificate
State Early Childhood Education Initial Short Certificate
EDUC
EDUC&
ECED&
WebsiteP. McDonald
J. White
EEducation: ElementaryAA planning sheet or AS - see adviserEDUC
EDUC&
ECED&
WebsiteP. McDonald
J. White
EEducation: ParaeducatorEducational Paraeducator AASEDUC
EDUC&
WebsiteP. McDonald
J. White
EEducation: SecondaryAA planning sheet or AS - see adviserEDUC
EDUC&
WebsiteP. McDonald
J. White
EEducation: Special EdAA planning sheet or AS - see adviserEDUC
EDUC&
ECED&
WebsiteP. McDonald
J. White
EEmployment ProfessionalSee program listing for Human Services
EEngineeringAssociate of Science in General Engineering RequirementsENGR
ENGR&
WebsiteR. Bankhead
J. Mannard
EEnglishAA planning sheetENGL
ENGL&
WebsiteSee list of advisers
EEnglish as a Second Language (ESL)ESLWebsiteContact
EEntrepreneurshipSee program listing for Business
EEnvironmental ScienceAA planning sheetENVS&
EEvent / Management / ConferenceSee program listing for Hospitality and Tourism Management
FFamily Support SpecialistSee program listing for Human Services
FFilm StudiesAA planning sheetF ST. Kim
S. Rich
S. Stegall
FFood and Beverage ManagementSee program listing for Hospitality and Tourism Management
FForensics SpecialistSee program listing for Computer Science
FForeign LanguagesAA planning sheetWebsiteContact
FFrenchAA planning sheetFRCH&WebsiteContact
GGamingSee program listing for Computer Science
GGateway to College (see Pathway to College)
GG.E.D.WebsiteContact
GGeneral Science / Environmental ScienceAA planning sheetGE SC
ENVS&
WebsiteM. Nguyen
J. Pfeffer
GGeographyAA planning sheetGEOGJ. Jones
GGeology / Earth SciencesAA planning sheetGEOWebsiteE. Baer
C. Whittington
GGlobal and Public HealthSee program listing for Healthcare
GGlobal Trade and LogisticsSee program listing for International Business and Trade
GGraphics Production - Print MediaDue to budget reductions, this program is now closed.
HHealthcareAAS options:
Community Health & Wellness, Direct Care Specialization, AAS
Community Health & Wellness, Global and Public Health Specialization, AAS
Community Health & Wellness, Patient Advocate Specialization, AAS
Medical Assistant AAS
Certificate options:
Caregiving Pathways-Home Care Aide Short Certificate
Clinic Service Representative Certificate
Healthcare Interpreter Short Certificate
Medical Assistant Certificate
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Certificate
Patient Care Advocate Short Certificate
Professional Coding Certificate
HEALWebsiteL. Blanco
B. Cerna
J. Johnston
L. Lunden
HHigh School ProgramsH SWebsiteContact
HHistoryAA planning sheetHIST
HIST&
WebsiteT. Balkenende
T. McMannon
HHomeland Security IntroductionSee program listing for Criminal Justice
HHonorsHONORWebsiteStaff
HHospitality and Tourism ManagementAssociate of Business RequirementsEvent / Management / Conference Short Certificate
Hospitality and Tourism Management AAS
Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate
Hospitality and Tourism Specialist Short Certificate
HOSTWebsiteR. Copeland
C. Brandmeir
HHotel-RestaurantSee program listing for Hospitality and Tourism Management
HHuman ResourcesSee program listing for Business
HHuman ServicesAA planning sheetYouth Development BAS in Applied Behavioral Science
AAS options:
Chemical Dependency Professional AAS
Human Services AAS
Certificate options:
Adult Family Home Certificate Short Certificate
Employment Professional Certificate Short Certificate
H SERWebsiteD. Drischel
T. Pan
HHumanitiesAA planning sheetHUM
HUM&
G. Avantaggio
II-BESTCertificatesWebsite
IInformation SystemsInformation Systems Project Coordinator, Computer Forensics Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Database Design / Development Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, E-Commerce Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Networking Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Software Development Specialization, AAS
Information Systems Project Coordinator, Web Development Specialization, AAS
CIS
C SCI
WebsiteR. Kang
IInstructional AssistantApprenticeship
IInterdisciplinary Studies / General StudiesAA planning sheetSee list of advisers
IInterior DesignAA planning sheetCAD Technology Short Certificate
Drafting Design Certificate
Interior Design AAS
Interior Design AAS-T
Residential Interior Design Certificate
INT DWebsiteT. Hilton
IInternational Business and TradeAssociate of Business RequirementsGlobal Trade and Logistics BAS
International Business and Trade AAS
International Business and Trade Certificate
International Trade and Logistics Short Certificate
BUSNWebsiteS. Chakour
R. Copeland
IInternational Student ProgramsWebsiteContact
JJapaneseAA planning sheetJAPN
JAPN&
WebsiteContact
JJournalism / Mass MediaAA planning sheetJRNL
CMST
S. Landgraf
T.M. Sell
LLawAA planning sheetC. Dawson
J. Neilson
J. Smucker
B. Wheeler
LLife SciencesSee program listings for Biology, General Science, and Oceanography
LLocal Area Network (LAN)See program listing for Computer Science
LLibrary and Information ServicesAA planning sheetApprentice
K-12 Endorsement
Library and Information Services-Public Services Certificate
Library and Information Services-Technical Services Short Certificate
LIBRWebsiteH. Brook
K. Fernandez
J. Harton
D. Moore
LLicensed Dispensing OpticiansSee program listing for Optician-Licensed Dispensing
MMarine BiologyAS - see adviserBIOL
BIOL&
WebsiteW. Moses
MMathematicsAA planning sheetMATH
MATH&
WebsiteSee list of advisers
MMedical AssistantMedical Assistant AAS
Medical Assistant Certificate
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Certificate
HEALWebsiteB. Cerna
L. Lunden
T. VanEffen
MMedical InsuranceSee program listing for Medical Assistant
MMedicineAssociate in Biology RequirementsWebsiteC. Gan
W. Moses
J. Strohmaier
MMobile App and Game DevelopmentSee program listing for Computer Science
MMultimedia DesignMultimedia Design AAS
Multimedia Design AAS-T
MMDSean Puno
MMusicAA planning sheetMUSC
MUSC&
WebsiteB. Thomas
NNetwork Administration and SecuritySee program listing for Computer Science
NNonprofit ManagementSee program listing for Business
NNursingAssociate of Pre-Nursing RequirementsNursing Assistant Certificate Short Certificate
Registered Nursing — LPN to RN AAS
Registered Nursing AAS
NUR A
NURS
WebsiteM. Carpenter
J. Do
T. Trillo
NNutritionAA planning sheetNUTR&T. Brigham
0OceanographyAA planning sheetOCEAN
OCEA&
WebsiteW. Moses
OOffice AssistantSee program listing for Business Technology
OOnline / Hybrid ProgramsBusiness certificates (Online courses)
Distance Learning Website
OOperating SystemsSee program listing for Computer Science
OOptician-Licensed DispensingLicensed Dispensing Opticians Apprenticeship AAS
Dispensing Opticians Apprenticeship Certificate
OPTICWebsiteContact
PParaeducatorSee program listing for Education: Paraeducator
PParalegalParalegal AAS
Paralegal Plus Certificate
LEGALWebsiteC. Dawson
J. Neilson
J. Smucker
B. Wheeler
PPathway to CollegeWebsite
PPatient CareSee program listing for Healthcare
PPersonal Fitness TrainerPersonal Fitness Trainer AAS
Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate
PFTWebsiteK. Paton
D. Smith
T. Vagen
PPharmacyM. Nguyen
J. Pfeffer
PPhilosophyAA planning sheetPHIL
PHIL&
WebsiteG. Avantaggio
PPhysical EducationAA planning sheetP EWebsiteT. Brigham
J. Dunn
K. Paton
D. Smith
PPhysical ScienceP SCI
PPhysical TherapyAA planning sheetC. Gan
W. Moses
J. Strohmaier
PPhysicsAssociate of Science in Physics RequirementsPHYSI. Glozman
G. Reinemer
PPolitical ScienceAA planning sheetPOL S
POLS&
T.M. Sell
PPolysomnographic TechnologyPolysomnographic Technology AAS
Polysomnographic Technology Certificate
PSGWebsiteN. Bly
PPre-College StudiesABE
ESL
WebsiteContact
PPre-Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, PhysicianAssociate in Biology RequirementsC. Gan
W. Moses
J. Strohmaier
PPre-NursingAssociate of Pre-Nursing RequirementsAAM. Carpenter
J. Do
C. Gan
W. Moses
J. Strohmaier
T. Trillo
PProject AdministrationSee program listing for Business Technology
PPsychologyAA planning sheetPSYCH
PSYC&
WebsiteB. Baugher
R. Fowers
S. Frantz
R. Frickle
M. Manber
PPuget Sound Welcome Back CenterWebsiteContact
RRadiologic Technology / Ultrasound TechnologyNote: We do not offer this program. You can complete many of the prerequisite courses at Highline then transfer to another community college that offers this training.Advising
RReadingREADWebsiteM. Fulton
L. Shen
RRecreation and WellnessSee program listing for Hospitality and Tourism Management
RRegistered NursingSee program listing for Nursing
RResidential DesignSee program listing for Interior Design
RRespiratory CareRespiratory Care AAS
Respiratory Care BAS
R CWebsiteB. Bonner
RRetail ManagementRetail Management AAS
Retail Management Certificate
BUSN
BUS&
WebsiteM. Ryan
J. Ward
RRunning StartWebsiteContact
SScripting: Client Side / Server SideSee program listing for Computer Science
SSmall Business / EntrepreneurshipSee program listing for Business
SSoftware DevelopmentSee program listing for Computer Science
SSocial ScienceAA planning sheetE. Chiabi
R. Frickle
H. Huo
J. Jones
T. McMannon
K. Stanley
SSociology / Social WorkAA planning sheetSOCD. Brice
H. Huo
SSpanishAA planning sheetSPAN
SPAN&
WebsiteContact
SSpeechSee program listing for Communication Studies
SStartZoneWebsite
SStudent ServicesS SER
SSustainable DesignSee program listing for Interior Design
TTourismSee program listing for Hospitality and Tourism Management
TTransfer OptionsWebsite
UUnix / LinuxSee program listing for Computer Science
UUrban AgricultureSee program listing for Business
VVeterinary MedicineC. Gan
W. Moses
J. Strohmaier
VVisual CommunicationsAA planning sheetAnimation Short Certificate
Visual Communications AAS
Visual Communications AAS-T
Visual Communications Adobe Suite Short Certificate
Visual Communications Certificate
VICOMWebsiteD. Boyd
WWAOL (Washington Online)See optionsSee optionsSee optionsWebsiteHelp Desk
WWeb Database / DevelopmentSee program listing for Computer Science
WWeb DesignWeb Design AAS
WWeb DeveloperWeb Developer AAS
Back End Website Development Short Certificate
Web Developer Certificate
WWelcome Back CenterWebsite
WWGU WashingtonSee optionsWebsite
WWorld LanguagesWebsiteA. Garcia
Contact
WWorker RetrainingWebsite
WWorkFirstWebsite
WWritingSee program listing for English
YYouth DevelopmentSee program listing for Human Services

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