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Skagit Valley College’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management
priority application kick off

Skagit Valley College’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management (BASAM) is pleased to announce that the priority applications are now being accepted for the 2019-21 program, which begins in Fall 2019. The program has its own admissions process and applications are available by attending an information session. Information sessions will take place weekly in January and February and include opportunities to learn about the program and meet with program faculty. To register for a session, visit

The inaugural BASAM class started in Fall 2018. This year’s class is comprised of a variety of professional/technical backgrounds including Aviation Maintenance, Business, Education, Computer Information Systems, General Studies, Human Services, Office Tech, Paralegal Studies, and Welding. The class has an average age of 35 and those who identify as female represent 66% of the members.

SVC’s BASAM program is a two-year, career-oriented degree designed for students who have completed an associate’s degree (AAS-T, AAS, or ATA). The 90-credit program combines upper-level managerial and general education courses to provide students with occupationally contextualized business skills and knowledge for advancement to managerial-level positions or to operate an entrepreneurial venture.

With a focus on excellence, Skagit Valley College aligns its Workforce Education programs with regional and state economic development strategies. By maintaining strong connections with community leaders and key partnerships with business and industry, SVC provides training that responds to employer needs. The BASAM degree is flexible, affordable, and is designed to accommodate working adults who want to build management skills and advance professionally.

For program information, visit, or contact the Applied Management Instructor Sunaina Virendra, (pronounced sue-nay-nah ver-en-dra)

Posted on January 4, 2019 at 11:04 am by

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