LWTech’s Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Applied Management – Entrepreneurship prepares graduates to be small business owners or independent contractors/consultants. Graduates will also prepare to work as managers in technical fields related to their associate’s degrees. They will also be ready to pursue graduate education at the Master’s level in related business management majors.
As part of LWTech's School of Business, BAS in Applied Management – Entrepreneurship degree is designed for students who have received their applied associate’s degree in a professional-technical discipline, and are seeking to advance or change their careers. The program provides the skills and training needed to become good managers, entrepreneurs, and/or small business owners. The degree also prepares students to successfully manage a business or venture out on their own as a contractor/consultant.
Courses in BAS in Applied Management – Entrepreneurship use LWTech’s well known hands-on learning approach. This is also in combination with online learning. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic classes will be all online for 2020 Fall quarter. During their program studies, students will develop a business plan. This can be based on their unique interests and business ideas. They will complete a related capstone project in their final year, giving them hands-on real world experience. Students will complete the program with a plan for a self-directed career and future. Graduates of the program will have the tools and skill set to become successful small business owners and entrepreneurs.
All BAS in Applied Management – Entrepreneurship students will graduate with the:
Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student's responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student might be required to complete may increase the program length.
All classes will be online during Winter 2021.
All classes will be online during Fall 2020.
There are several Master’s degree-level paths that graduates of the Applied Management-Entrepreneurship program have upon completion. WGU offers Master’s degrees in the Business field. They accept all Washington BAS degree graduates via a statewide transfer (articulation) agreement. Northeastern University has a transfer agreement for all LWTech BAS degrees to be accepted into all their Master’s degrees offered through their College of Professional studies. Their degree programs include Business and Leadership options. Northeastern University has a Seattle campus, as well as online programs. UW Bothell’s Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) program accepts all LWTech’s applied bachelor’s degrees. UW’s business management degrees include optional emphasis on Leadership and Technology.
Admission to the program is streamlined so future entrepreneurs can be admitted to the program with their professional-technical and academic coursework required for their applied associate’s degree.
Accepted students who have not passed BUS& 101 and ACCT& 201 with a 2.0 grade or better should take those courses before starting the BAS AM-E program.
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