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Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

Application Process

Students are admitted into the Bachelor of Applied Science in Child, Youth, and Family Studies (BAS-CYFS) program through a separate application process.

Admission is determined holistically by several factors: strength of personal statement, professional recommendations, grade point average, and work experience. Although meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission, we encourage all who have met minimum requirements to apply.

On this page, you will find:

  1. Application Packet and Recommendation Forms, PDFs to download and fill-in
  2. Helpful resources for writing your personal statement and resume
  3. Application process checklist
  4. Submitting your application, email, mail, or drop-off
  5. Tuition waiver eligibility

The following forms are fillable PDF forms that can be filled-in and saved as documents when using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software. Please view the Troubleshooting Guide if you have trouble accessing the forms.
Questions? Contact the Program Manager: Teresa Lin | teresa.lin@edcc.edu | 425.640.1605.

Download BAS-CYFS Fall 2019 Application Packet

*The Application Form has been updated due to technical issues with the fillable form that may have made it difficult to complete. Please contact the Program Manager if difficulties persist.

Download BAS-CYFS Fall 2019 Recommendation Form


Resources to help with writing:

Personal Statement: you may visit Edmonds CC's Writing Center at the Learning Support Center or use eTutoring for online writing assistance, including resume writing. Non-Edmonds CC students may email Jeremiah Roland at jeremiah.roland@edcc.edu for access to eTutoring.

Resume: you may visit Edmonds CC's Career Action Center for in-person assistance or visit their webpage on Resume Writing. Non-Edmonds CC students may email Ronee Burchinal at ronee.burchinal@edcc.edu or Anne Penny at apenny@edcc.edu for assistance.

Application process checklist:

  • If a new student to Edmonds CC, admission into Edmonds Community College
  • Completion of Associate of Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T), or equivalent degree, in one of the following fields of study:
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Human Services
    • Addiction Studies
    • Family Support Studies
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and minimum grade point of 2.0 in core courses of the specified field of study
  • Completion of Application Packet:
    • Application Form
    • Personal Statement
    • Current Resume
    • Two Professional Recommendation Forms, separate link at the top of this page
    • Unofficial transcript(s), including prior college(s) with transferable credit
    • Future class schedule if AAS-T, or equivalent degree, is incomplete at time of application
  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee paid through the Cashier's Office

Submit Application Packet:


Subject Line: BAS-CYFS Application_last name
Email: cyfs@edcc.edu


Attn: BAS-CYFS Program Admissions
Edmonds Community College 
20000 68th Ave. W 
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Drop Off

Attn: BAS-CYFS Program Admissions 
Print and Mail Center 
Mountlake Terrace Hall 100C 
Edmonds Community College

Tuition waivers:

Washington State and educational employees may be eligible for a tuition waiver, as outlined in RCW 28B.15.558 of the Washington State Legislature.

If you hope to use the tuition waiver for the BAS-CYFS program, please reach out to the Program Manager for further discussion and details. Teresa Lin | teresa.lin@edcc.edu | 425.640.1605