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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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KBTC's Northwest Now highlights Hand Up Project to curb homelessnessRead More
Need money for college? Apply for Washington Opportunity ScholarshipNovember 18, 2020
Veterans Day Celebration, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.November 04, 2020
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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