We start from where you are right now. We offer an affordable and practical range of classes and career programs, where there's something for everyone.

  • Do you want a speedy entry into the workforce? We offer numerous short-term certifications and apprenticeship programs.

  • Is it time to change your career? We offer 44 areas of study.

  • Do you want to increase your income by upgrading your skills? We have more than 100 professional/technical degree and certificate options available.

  • Would you like a new hobby or skill? Our Continuing Education program is growing daily.

  • Are you caring for children at home? We offer online distance learning and have an on-site childcare center.

  • Are you new to the United States? We offer a wide range of language learning opportunities and some of our classes include translators.

  • Are you currently a high school student? Not only do we offer Running Start, we also have an on-site high school, the Lake Washington Technical Academy. You can finish high school and learn a trade!

  • Have you just graduated from high school and not quite ready for the pressure of a four-year college? We offer both academic and technical classes, many of which can be transferred to a Washington state four-year university or college.

Since 1949, Lake Washington Institute of Technology has been serving the region with high-quality workforce education programs in high-demand fields. Our college features a "hands-on" learning environment, small class sizes and a friendly atmosphere.

Your goal is our goal. Please look around our website or talk to one of our advisers. We urge you to take that first step towards changing your life. You can do it.