What do you want to do? If you're rethinking your next move, think of Bates. Bates offers associate in applied science degrees (AAS), certificates of competency and certificates of training in hundreds of career areas.
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March 24, 2021
KBTC's Northwest Now takes a closer look at local and national attacks on AAPI communityRead More
Administrative Office Assistant student featured in magazineMarch 18, 2021
KBTC's Northwest Now highlights addiction during the pandemicMarch 18, 2021
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