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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October 26, 2021
Bates Technical College welding program kicks it up a notch with stalking SasquatchRead More
KBTC recognizes Puyallup teacher named 2021 PBS KIDS Early Learning ChampionOctober 26, 2021
Bates Technical College awarded $2.25M grant to support student retention, completion and successOctober 06, 2021
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Bates Technical College is located in Tacoma, Washington, approximately 35 miles south of Seattle and 30 miles north of the state’s capital city, Olympia. The college operates on three campuses, with over 600,000 square feet of classrooms, shops, meeting rooms, and offices.Learn More