Basic Education for Adults

Change how you see the world

Basic Education for Adults

Change how you see the world

Basic Education for Adults

Change how you see the world

The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for the role of support personnel in the hospital, clinical, home health care agencies, mail-order and retail pharmacies. Working under the direction of a licensed pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians provide assistance to the pharmacist in a variety of tasks involving the packaging, distribution, compounding, labeling, and recording of drugs.

HS21+ Adult High School Diploma

HS21+ Adult High School Diploma is a competency-based high school completion program for adults 21 years of age or older who do not have a high school diploma or GED®. High school competency requirements may be met through high school and college coursework and/or prior learning gained from work, life, and/or military experience. Unmet requirements may be achieved through additional coursework at Skagit Valley College.

Benefits of earning your high school diploma from the High School 21+ program

  • Earn a valid Washington State High School Diploma;
  • Credit may be awarded for your life or work experiences that meet the required competencies;
  • Earn college credit while completing your high school diploma;
  • Meets high school diploma requirements for employment and military service;
  • Teachers who care about your success!
  • Information and planning for further education or career training.

Eligibility

  • You must be 21 years of age or older to earn an HS21+ Adult High School Diploma. Individuals 19 years of age or more who have not earned a high school diploma may enroll in high school completion classes.
  • If you are 16-18 and have not graduated from high school, you must provide a high school release form (obtainable from the high school where you currently live), or if homeschooled, a notarized statement of homeschooling. If you are under age 20, you may be eligible for the Open Doors program. Click here for more information.
  • If you have a student or au pair ( F1, M1, or J1) visa, contact the International Programs Office for information on class options. (click here)

Other Program Requirements

  • Official high school transcript(s) for evaluation of completed high school coursework.
  • Must complete HS21+ Portfolio class, (HSC 010,) for evaluation of competencies and development of an HS21+ completion plan.
  • Oral and written competency in English is needed to complete coursework and program portfolio. Students who do not meet required English competencies may enroll in CCB or ELA courses to improve their reading, writing, and verbal skills.

How to Register for Classes

Mount Vernon Campus: New students should register for CCB 010 “CCB Orientation.” Orientation classes are held the week before classes start. Registration assistance is available in Lewis Hall at the Admissions Desk or in room L127. During orientation, you will get assistance in determining which course is best for starting your completion program.

Whidbey Island Campus (Oak Harbor):  Students should enroll in the CCB course offered that quarter. Assistance with registering is available at Student Services in Oak Hall. For more information, call 360.679.5319 or e-mail: [email protected].

What is the Cost?

Tuition is $25 per quarter. You may take more than one High School Completion class at no extra cost. A tuition waiver is available for those who qualify.

FAQs

I already have GED®. Can I still earn a HS21+ Diploma?
Yes!
I have a diploma from another country. Can I still earn a HS21+ Diploma?
Yes!
What if I am under age 21?
You may still be eligible to enroll in High School Completion classes to either prepare for the GED® or complete your diploma through the Open Doors program. When you turn 21, the classes you completed could count toward a HS21+ Diploma.

CCB, On Ramp, and CWPA tuition is $25 per quarter. You may take more than one CCB class at no extra cost. A tuition waiver is available for those who qualify.

Students enrolled in I-BEST pay regular tuition for the college courses, but do not pay for the CCB support class. Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.

Whidbey Island Campus (Oak Harbor):  Classes to help students prepare for the GED®exams are available at the Oak Harbor campus. Students should enroll in the CCB course offered that quarter. Assistance with registering is available at Student Services in Oak Hall. For more information, call 360.679.5319 or e-mail: [email protected].

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