Washington State has many high-tech employers and there are plenty of computer training centers to provided trained IT professionals.
These computer schools in Washington offer the certificate courses, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Professionals can also take individual classes on an emerging technology or earn vendor certifications.
Washington State has eight colleges and universities offering four year degree.
- Bellevue College, Bellevue
- Central Washington University, Ellensburg
- Eastern Washington University, Cheney
- Peninsula College, Port Angeles
- The Evergreen State College, Olympia
- University of Washington, Seattle
- University of Washington, Bothell, Bothell
- University of Washington North Sound (future)
- University of Washington, Tacoma, Tacoma
- Washington State University, Pullman
- Washington State University, Spokane, Spokane
- Washington State University, Tri-Cities, Richland
- Washington State University, Vancouver, Vancouver
- Western Washington University, Bellingham
Founded in 1890, Washington State University (WSU) based in Pullman, Washington, is the state’s original and largest land-grant university. The university with more than 2,200 faculty members offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in 200 fields of study through 65 departments, schools and programs. Total enrollment for the four campuses and WSU Online exceeds 25,000 students.
Community colleges, Private colleges and technical schools
Washington has more than 300 community colleges, private colleges and vocational and technical schools, according to the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board. Most of these are in the Largest cities like Auburn, Bellevue, Bellingham, Bremerton, Edmonds, Everett, Federal Way, Kent, Olympia, Redmond, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Yakima.
Some of the Technical Schools for IT professionals include
- DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA (425) 558-0299
- DV – University, Seattle, WA (253) 350-7500
- Global Knowledge Training, Seattle, WA 1-800-268-7737
- Gower Technologies, Gig Harbor, WA (253) 549-8424
- ITT Technical Institute, Seattle, WA 206-244-3300
- Moretechnology, Redmond, WA (425)629-6334
- New Horizons Computer Learning Center, Spokane, WA (509) 328-8077
- School of Visual Concepts, Seattle, WA (206) 623-1560
- TLG Learning, Bellevue, WA (425) 460-2200
- TSS Redmond, Redmond, WA (425) 869-6800