BAS in Realtime Reporting

About Our Program

Do you have an associate degree in court reporting, captioning, or realtime transcription? Do you hold an NCRA professional credential? You may qualify for up to 40 college credits!

Court Reporting and Captioning are exciting and versatile careers. Court reporters write the verbatim proceedings of a courtroom, deposition, hearing or meeting and provide an accurate transcript of the proceedings. Realtime captioning provides captions of live television programs and other forms of media for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers through realtime technology that instantly produces readable English text.

Career options include:

  • Courtroom/Freelance Court Reporting
  • Broadcast Captioning
  • Sports/Events Captioning
  • Educational Captioning
  • Realtime Webcasting
  • Realtime Transcription

Green River's Court Reporting Program is accredited by the National Court Reporters Association.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Earning a bachelor’s degree has never been more affordable.

How we compare to other Washington universities:

Annual Tuition and Fees Comparison for Washington Residents

Green River - Bachelor Degree $6,673.35
Evergreen State College  $8,364
Western Washington University  $8,610.75 
Washington State University  $11,966 
University of Washington  $11,839 

* Estimated tuition and fees for 2015-2016 for Washington State residents, 15 credits per quarter, three quarters per year.



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Program At A Glance

  • Delivery: Online, Hybrid, and In-Person
  • Location: Online and Main Auburn campus
  • Starting Quarters: Fall, Winter or Spring

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Adjunct Faculty: Kristin Vickery,

Adjunct Faculty, Katherine Oman, 

Dean of Business & Law: Sidney Wallace, 

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Employment Outlook

There is anticipated need for 5,500 realtime reporters nationally.1

The median annual wage for court reporters and captioners in Washington State is $80,210, with the highest 10% earning $105,370.

1Ducker Worldwide. (2014, March.) 2013-2014 Court Reporting Industry Outlook Report: Executive Summary

2CareerOneStop, 21 Mar. 2017,