Complete Your High School Education

Peninsula College offers Adult High School Diplomas where students can earn college credit while completing a Peninsula College High School Diploma. This program is for adults 19 years of age or older who did not complete high school. They will earn a valid diploma which meets State of Washington requirements. For information, contact Pirate Central at (360) 417-6340.

An individual 21 years or older who completes an associate degree (AA, AS, AAS, or AAS-T) may ask for a state high school diploma from the college upon written request. Individuals under this category are not eligible for funding provided for K-12 students. These students are not required to complete the State Board of Education’s graduation requirements. For information, contact Pirate Central at (360) 417-6340.

A student enrolled through Running Start who completes an associate degree (AA, AS, AAS, or AAS-T) may be awarded a state high school diploma from the college upon written request from the student. These students are not required to complete the State Board of Education’s graduation requirements. For information, contact Pirate Central at (360) 417-6340.

Peninsula College also offers the HS 21+ program which is designed for adult learners, 21 years of age and older, who are interested in acquiring their high school diploma. HS21+ classes prepare students for college and career pathways while fulfilling the high school diploma requirements of Washington State.

Credits earned in HS21+ courses count toward a high school diploma may be used as dual high school/college credits.

Students have the potential to use life experience to earn high school credit and credit is awarded based on competency rather than seat time. Opportunities through this program are also available for students aged 18 years and older. For more information, contact the Basic Education Department at (360) 417-6380.