2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    May 24, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

About Our College

Edmonds Community College
20000 68th Ave. W
Lynnwood, WA 98036

425.640.1459 | www.edcc.edu/about

Established in 1967, on 50 acres in Lynnwood, Wash., the site of a World War II era Army radio relay station, the college has longstanding construction, culinary arts, horticulture, hospitality and tourism, paralegal, and parent education programs. It has partnered with Central Washington University since 1975 to offer bachelor’s degrees locally. Opportunities for learning and service provided by the college include: 20 National Science Foundation grants, service-learning projects with 57 community partners, and more than 75 cultural events for the public each year.


Edmonds Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and governed by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges.

Our Mission and Core Themes

Teaching | Learning | Community

Core Themes:

Guided by innovation, equity, inclusion, and a global perspective we are committed to…

  • Academic Excellence
  • Student Success
  • Community Engagement

Points of Interest

National Leader in Cyber Defense Education

Edmonds CC has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security and is certified through the 2022 academic year. Edmonds CC strives to align its cybersecurity curriculum with industry demands in order to fill a critical workforce shortage of information security professionals. The college offers a certificate in cybersecurity, and an Associate of Technical Arts degree in Information Security and Digital Forensics that articulates to a bachelor’s degree program in Information Systems Security from Western Washington University.

First Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

Edmonds CC is proud to offer its first Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies. This new program provides advanced knowledge and skills for professional positions in educational settings for young children and social service programs for youth and families. The degree integrates Early Childhood Education and Social and Human Services in an interdisciplinary program that enhances career opportunities and benefits the wellbeing of children, youth, and families.

Strengthening our Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

Edmonds CC is the new home of a $1.1 million center that is dedicated to serving the diverse needs of the campus community with a focus on ethnically diverse, homeless, female, gay, lesbian, and gender-diverse students. The Center for Student Cultural Diversity and Inclusion is the culmination of five years of work by the college’s student government leaders. The new center can accommodate up to 90 students and will serve about 5,000 annually. The college’s commitment to equity and inclusion is also strengthened by the recent creation of an Associate Vice-President of Equity and Inclusion position and an Equity and Inclusion department.