Business Department

  • "We teach knowledge for success"
  • "We work with the Entrepreneur"
  • "We focus on International Business"
  • "We build teams"

Welcome To The Business Department

Thank you for your interest in our certificates, Transfer, AAS and Applied Bachelor degrees.

The mission of the Highline College Business Department is to provide both occupational and transfer business students with the contemporary business skills and knowledge needed to succeed both personally and professionally as an active member of our society and economic system.

You can develop the skills and knowledge to pursue a fulfilling career in International Business and Trade, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Retailing, E-Commerce, or General Business.

Highline is a center for international business and trade expertise. The college hosts the Washington State’s Center of Excellence for Global Trade and Supply Chain Management. The center brings together experts from industry, education and labor. Together, they coordinate statewide education and training efforts. This collaboration helps build a competitive workforce in a global economy.


The Highline College Business Department also offers a new Human Resources Certificate for those who are looking to gain knowledge and expertise in the field of human resource management.

Learn more about certificate graduation rates and the median debt of students who have completed a certificate program


About the Business Program

Enroll in Highline College's Business programs and you will learn the practical skills and business theory you need to succeed in today's competitive work environment. Whether you are new to the field, or want to build additional skills for your current job, Highline's two-year degree and three- or four-quarter certificates will help get you there.

From careers in e-commerce to marketing, Highline's programs are designed to provide a foundation for working in a business setting. Choose from an Associate of Applied Science degree or certificate programs in, Business, E-Commerce, International Business & Trade, Retailing or Small Business Entrepreneurship.


Department Coordinator: Raegan Copeland
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Contact Phone: 206-592-3026


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Learn about the Business Department

Visit the Business Department in Building 29.