Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Marketing & Entrepreneurship


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Program Description

Elevate Your Professional Skills - Advance Your Career - Build Your Business

Build the skills you need for an exciting career in Marketing or to start a high-growth business of your own. Green River's BAS in Marketing and Entrepreneurship provides:

  • Practical opportunities working with area industry on real projects.
  • The skills and opportunity to create a launch-ready business of your own.
  • Development of high demand skills and abilities.

What will I learn in this program?

Through project-based learning, you will gain valuable skills needed to succeed as a marketing professional or entrepreneur. You will learn about:

Market Research, Product Management, Business Development, Product Development, Digital Marketing, Project Management, Business Planning, Entrepreneurial Finance, Integrated Promotions

High-demand jobs, excellent pay, and exciting opportunities

  • Marketing positions in King County requiring a Bachelors degree are in high demand and pay an average of $85,000 per year and up. Marketing positions requiring a bachelors degree are high-growth and high-demand nationwide. (see: US Department of Labor forMarketing ManagersandAnalysts, ONET Online Report for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists.
  • 49% of senior hiring managers reported difficulty finding qualified candidates for marketing-related positions when surveyed.The Workforce Development Council of King County Pipeline study showed an annual shortage of 377 candidates for Market Research Analyst positions requiring a Bachelors degrees(page 43, occupation 36).
  • Entrepreneurs are needed and the start-up culture is highly valued in our economy. As a BAS student, you will have the opportunity to build a launch-ready business and present your idea to business leaders and investors. According to the Kauffman Foundation, "Nearly all net job creation since 1980 has occurred in firms less than five years old."

Convenient class times at a convenient location

Core courses are offered mainly in a hybrid format (combination of online and in-class), with evening class sessions at Green River’s Kent Campus. Our Program Manager, Program Director, and Small Business Development Center are all housed at the Kent Campus to provide a seamless experience for our programs students. A few of your non-core classes might be offered at the Auburn campus or online, but with careful planning, you could take all of your courses at the Kent Campus.

Annual Tuition and Fees Comparison for non-residents

  • Green River - BAS Degree $18,111.15
  • Western Washington University $20,406.75
  • Evergreen State College $21,738.00
  • Washington State University $24,478.00
  • University of Washington $33,513.00

Meet the Team

Tim Broxholm

Program Director and Faculty

Tim Broxholm’s mission is simple: to educate, engage, and inspire students to attain academic, personal, and professional excellence. As a former HR Director and current executive coach, facilitator, and business strategy consultant Tim utilizes his expertise and his network to help students develop the necessary competencies and connections to excel in their career. He also provides students with one-on-one career and professional development coaching to ensure students are well prepared to attain their career goals upon completing the program. In addition to his work at Green River, Tim is also the Vice President of Client Solutions and Lead Practitioner forFired-Up! Culture, a Puyallup based coaching and consulting firm. Tim is also a contributor and consultant for several of the nation’s top textbook publishers.

Tim’s main areas of interest are:

  • Business Model Development and Organizational Strategy
  • Sales and Negotiations
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Organizational Development
  • Leadership Development

Tim holds a Masters of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Seattle Pacific University and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing and Management from The University of Portland. He is currently working on an executive certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship through Stanford University.

Green River - A leader in university transfer

Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree.

Education Requirements

In order to obtain a bachelor's degree in the US, all students must complete specific requirements for their major as well as general education requirements which represent a foundation of learning in various areas including Math, Writing, Science, Social Science, and Humanities. Students are given freedom to select classes of their choice from general categories. For example, within the "Social Science" category, students can choose any one of the following subjects: sociology, psychology, political science, history, geography, and others. The Humanities category includes art, speech, communications, languages, music, philosophy, and others. Science includes chemistry, biology, physics, astronomy, and others.

Green River knows how important housing is to the success of a student. This is why our housing staff goes the extra mile to give the best experience possible by providing a caring, positive, safe and supportive American living experience.


Experience traditional American college life at Campus Corner Apartments (CCA)

Students enjoy a convenient, on-campus location; comfortable, high-quality facilities; an excellent study environment; and an opportunity to get involved and make friends in supportive student community of 340 American and international students. Students must be 17 years old at the time of move-in.

Benefits of Living On Campus:

  • Living on campus is convenient!
  • Walking distance to class, library, fitness center, gym and Performing Arts Center
  • Community Center where you can meet and make friends from all over the world
  • Lots of on-site student activities
  • Private and group study areas
  • Easy to get involved in campus activities
Last updated Feb 2018

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Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree.

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