New Students

Welcome to Bates Technical College! 

Are you ready to start your educational journey? First, choose a degree or certificate program. If you are not sure what you want to study, we offer information sessions or a quick quiz to help you learn about our programs and the admissions process.


Start with enrollment steps


Need help navigating your first quarter at Bates?

We’re here to help! We offer a variety of support services and resources to help you succeed.


Are you already employed in your field and need short-term certificates or training for promotion? 

Check with Workforce Education Services to find out which ones qualify for VIE-25.

You can also check out a comprehensive list of certificates and programs in the Bates Course Catalog.