Online Education

Contact Us

Emily Asher
Math Instructor
253.680.7165
easher@bates.ctc.edu

WAOL
24/7 Support Line: 1.866.425.8412
wa-online@sbctc.edu

Educator Training Center
Jannica Jones
Administrative Assistant for ETC
Phone: 253.680.7161
Fax: 253.680.7231
jjones@bates.ctc.edu

Continuing Education
253.680.7402 


Online General Education

Flexible. Convenient. Online.

Our online courses are designed for the busy student like you. You can pursue your educational goals anytime, from anyplace.

Math Online Courses

Our online math courses meet your academic needs and can accommodate your hectic schedule. Math instructor Emily Asher serves as your guide and teacher.

When you enroll in online math courses, it is important that you email Emily Asher for instructions on how to take your math online course.

Psychology and Sociology Online Courses

The Educator Training Center offers two distance learning courses:

  • General Psychology, PSYC& 100, Item 5112, 5 credits, $170. Click here to learn more about how the course works. 
  • Understanding Diversity, SOC 111, Item 5114, 5 credits, $170. Click here to learn more about how the course works. 

Note: Financial aid typically does not cover these Educator Training Center courses.

Washington Online Courses (WAOL)

Washington Online (WAOL) is a partnership between Washington state community and technical colleges. Bates students who enroll in these online courses receive credit on their college transcript just as they would for other courses taken at the college.

WAOL courses begin at different dates that regular college classes, so please consult a WAOL Class Schedule for details. Online fees apply. Please note that WAOL instructors are not Bates faculty, so if you need to contact your instructor, please call WAOL.

Continuing Education Online Courses

Our Continuing Education department offers a variety of professional development online courses. From medical terminology and medical claims specialist to how to create a green company, these convenient open enrollment courses can help you expand your knowledge, sharpen your skills and keep you competitive in today's workplace.

Learn more about our continuing education online courses.