Bachelor’s in Applied Management

Advance your career with a fast-track applied management BAS degree

Enhance your professional skills and boost your career. Become an impactful leader and an effective manager.

Build the skills you need for an exciting career in management. Competent high-performing managers are always in demand in every industry. The Bachelors of Applied Science (BAS) in Applied Management program at Green River College is designed for students who want to learn the business tools and project and people management skills through hands-on learning. 

  • Learn how to lead teams and manage projects 
  • Master the business and management tools used today
  • Practice the skills you learn in class through real-life practice with industry partners
  • Choose hybrid, virtual, or evening classes and a full or part-time class schedule to fit your life

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

The estimated price of attending full-time as a Washington state resident is approximately $2,300 a quarter, plus books and course fees. See the Tuition and Fees page for more information.

What You Will Learn

Our competency-focused courses deliver a solid foundation in business administration and teach the essential skills needed to succeed as a management professional.

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Business Development and Negotiations
  • Project Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Strategy and Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management


Employment Outlook

Information on Careers and Earnings

Potential Occupations: Management Analysts, Marketing Managers, Human Resources Specialists, Sales Managers, Market Research Analysis and Marketing Specialists.

Potential Earnings: $33.45 to $66.67 an hour

  • Marketing and select management positions in King County requiring a Bachelor’s degree are in high demand and pay from $60,000 to well over $100,000 per year with experience. (see: US Department of Labor for Marketing Managers and AnalystsONET Online Report for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists.
  • Average job growth for these occupations between now and 2023 is 14.5% in King County.
  • A pipeline study completed by the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County and a supply gap analysis published by the Employment Security Department both showed a significant supply gap for these target occupations. 


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Mary Butcher

Business Advisor and Program Manager

Daniel deWolff

Program Director 
Marketing & Entrepreneurship 

Nicole Harris

Program Director  
Applied Management 

Sean McKeaque


Jean-Paul Yafali



Program At A Glance

  • Full-Time Cohort Model
  • Hybrid program - online and in person classes
  • Kent Campus on Wednesdays, 5-9 p.m, and virtual
  • Fall or spring term program start dates
  • Complete the degree in 18 months (may take longer with reduced credit load)
  • Average cost of tuition for the BAS degree is  $13,800 plus books and course fees 

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