Computing and Software Development


Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) now offers an associate degree and applied bachelor's degree in computing and software development. These high-demand degrees prepare individuals to work as application developers for large and small companies. Students gain beginning and advanced skills in designing, coding, implementing and maintaining programs and database systems.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the associate degree is open to all students. Admission to the applied bachelor's degree is competitive. Please read the following sections on admissions requirements for applied bachelors and associate degrees in Computing and Software Development for detailed information. 

Applied Bachelor's Degree

Students will be able to transfer to the applied bachelor's degree with an associate degree in LWTech's Computing and Software Development, or a comparable degree from a community or technical college, or with the Computer Science DTA/MRP. Classes include cloud computing, database modeling & design, mobile application development, and more. Learn more about applied bachelor's degree in Computing and Software Development.

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Associate Degrees

The associate degrees in Computing and Software Development prepares students for entry-level work and for LWTech's applied bachelor's degree. Students may earn an Applied Associate in Science degree or an Applied Associate in Science Transfer degrees at LWTech.  

Entry into this program requires completion of LWTech's admissions application.


Low-income students in this program who are eligible for the Pell Grant or State Need Grant have an opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 a year in scholarships. Check out Future Tech Stars page to learn more. 

Gainful Employment
Gainful Employment

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010 require institutions to report aggregated information for students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). These regulations include the disclosure of tuition and fees, books and supplies, on-campus room and board, number of students completing the program, median student loan debt, and job placement rates which must be available to all prospective students. Below lists disclosures for Title IV eligible certificates offered within this academic program. Please visit LWTech's Gainful Employment page for more details.