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Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Kirkland, WA

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT), formerly Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC), located in Kirkland, Washington near the Totem Lake neighborhood, is a workforce college offering professional and technical training for today’s ever-changing job market. Training is available in 36 areas of instruction, with more than 100 degree and certificate options in: information technology; business & service; health & fitness; manufacturing & transportation technologies; and arts, language & science.

LWIT offers the Bachelor of Technology in Applied Design (BTAD) program, the first in Washington State. BTAD ( offers professionals working in the design field the opportunity to earn a four-year degree while obtaining management and supervisory skills. In 2009, LWIT debuted a Funeral Service Education program. This two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students for employment as funeral directors or professional embalmers.

The college also offers a Technical Academy, a full-time special purpose high school program giving qualifying students, ages 16 to 20, an opportunity to complete their high school diploma and also earn a two-year college technical degree at the same time.

LWIT is centrally located in Washington State’s high tech corridor, with a main campus in Kirkland, and a branch campus in Redmond.

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