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Office of International Programs

GAP YEAR OPPORTUNITIES AT EDMONDS COLLEGE

Are you...

  • Graduating from high school soon?  
  • Undecided on your university major?
  • Taking a break from school?  
  • Wanting to enhance your resume?
  • Looking for an affordable study abroad experience?
  • Interested in taking a class or two from your home country?

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MAKE YOUR GAP YEAR COUNT

Edmonds College offers endless opportunities to make the most of your year abroad.  Explore the Seattle area and the Pacific Northwest while:

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STUDY OPTIONS

Certificates

Earn skills that prepare you for a job in 6 or 9 months.  We offer over 55 certifications to choose from.

Here is an example of what a certificate could look like:

Hospitality and Tourism Certificate

  • 9 month program
  • Courses in airline computers, booking tours, cruises, flights, travel sales and geography
  • Employment preparation class
  • This certificate will provide the skills needed for entry level positions in companies such as travel agencies, airlines, cruise companies, hotels, and other tourism related businesses.
  • Official Edmonds College diploma 

Improving Your English Skills

Personal Enrichment

We can help you customize your study plan. Choose classes in an area of interest or learn a new skill while experiencing American culture. This is a great opportunity for students who have not yet chosen a university major or are taking a break from university studies in their home country.  

  • Enroll for 3,6, or 9 months
  • Explore courses in science, computers, business, music, engineering, computer science, communication, etc.
  • Earn a certificate of completion in multiple areas of study

For more information please visit our websites below:

More questions? Contact oip_desk@edmonds.edu