|Area of Study
||Degree, Certificate and Courses
||Prepare you for
||Median Salary Range
||• Basic Certificate
• Chassis Specialty
• Power Train Specialty
• Engine Performance Specialty
• Generalist Certificate
|Bus and truck mechanic, automotive glass installer and repairer, electronic equipment installer and repairer. A trained technician with the right skills will always be in
demand; earn your certification or associates’ degree
in automotive technology.
|Chemical & Process Technology
||• Laboratory Technician Option
• Process Operations Option (associates)
• Process Technology Basic Certificate (associates)
• Process Operations Certificate
• Nuclear Power Specialty with Enhanced Skills Certification
|Chemical Technician, Plant and System Operator, Equipment Operator and Tender. Broaden your career opportunities and better your chances for promotion to supervisory positions in the petrochemical field with certification or a degree.
||• Information System Support Specialist (associates)
• Information Systems Support Specialist
• Networking Support Specialist
|Information Systems Technician, Networking specialist. With a degree or certificate, the job market opens up to a range of exciting opportunities.
Criminal Justice Certificate
• Peace Officer Licensure Certificate
|Entry in a variety of criminal justice positions such as court clerk, corrections officer, or security guard. Students already employed in law enforcement acquire the background necessary for professional development directed toward job advancement.
||Construction manager, insulation worker, pipe layer, roofer, sheet metal worker. Plan, direct, or coordinate personnel, activities concerned with construction and maintenance of structures, facilities and systems.
|| $26,853- $61,526
||• Associate Degree
• Basic Drafting Technology Certificate
• Advanced Drafting Technology Certificate
|Cartographer, architectural, civil, electronic or mechanical drafter. As a cartographer, collect, analyze and interpret geographical information provided by surveys and satellite data. Prepare detailed drawings or diagrams and instructions as a drafter.
|| $46,862- $70,699
|Early Childhood Development and Education
• ECD Certificate
|Teacher’s aide or teacher assistant; a lead teacher or director of a preschool; a teacher’s aide or teacher in a school district preschool or pre-kindergarten program; owning a home childcare center; or work in a field related to early childhood. Advancement in a career focusing in infant/toddler, preschool or school-age child development in childcare, preschool, school-age and family programs; or advancement into childcare management and administration.
|Emergency Medical Services
• Intermediate Certificate
• Advanced Certificate
|Earn employment as a fire investigator or firefighter. Take required state and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians examination for entry-level employment as an emergency medical technician; employment or promotion as a paramedic; or advancement in a paramedic career.
|Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
||• Basic Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Certificate
• Advanced Technician Certificate – Residential Specialty
• Advanced Technician Certificate – Commercial Specialty
|Heating and air conditioning mechanic and installer. Install and repair commercial or residential refrigerating systems or repair household appliances.
|Industrial and Commercial Construction
||• Construction Management Specialty
• Industrial and commercial electricity
• Basic Construction Management Certificate
• Advanced Construction Management
|Roofer and construction laborer, insulation worker and construction manager. Plan, direct, or coordinate construction personnel as construction manager or take a hands on approach covering roofs or applying insulation to pipes and ductwork.
|| $26,000- $61,526
|Industrial and Commercial Electricity
||• Industrial Electrician Specialty
• Basic Electrical Certificate (with Co-Op)
• Basic Electrical Certificate (without Co-Op)
• Advanced Certificate – Industrial Electrician Specialty
• Industrial Lineman Specialty
|Electrician or electronics engineering technician. Layout, build, test, repair and modify developmental and production electronic components. Learn to install and maintain electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
||• Instrumentation and Electrical (I & E)
|Instrument technicians are a central part of petrochemical facilities. Work with instruments to monitor flow, level, pressure, temperature and chemical composition. Design, install, repair and troubleshoot the control systems & instrumentation used in processing plants. Work in the manufacturing and sales of control systems for the process industry.
||Chemical lab technicians get quality products and services to customers. Analytical Services; Environmental Services; Technical Services and Development; Production; and Research. Is part of a technician’s job. Employment as a medical and clinical lab technologist or technician.
|Law Enforcement Academy
||• Peace Officer Licensure Certificate
||Earn certification to become a police officer anywhere in the state of Texas.
• Basic Machinist Certificate
• Advanced Machinist Certificate-Manual Machinist Specialty
• Basic Millwright Certificate
• Advanced Millwright Certificate
• Millwright Specialty
|Entry-level employment as a machine operator or millwright. Gain your associates for higher-level employment in machine tool occupations, such as a machine operator, manual machinist, mechanical inspector, or millwright.
||• Certificate in Music Leadership
||Play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.
|Nuclear Power Technology
||• Nuclear Instrumentation Specialty
||Control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators.
||• -Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN)
• LVN to AND Track
|A registered nurse is a graduate from an Approved Professional Nursing program (ADN) and passed the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
||• Licensed Vocation Nursing Certificate (LVN)
||A Licensed Vocational Nurse cares for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. An LVN may work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing is required.
• Accounting Specialty
• Information Processing Specialty Certificate
• Accounting Specialty Certificate
• Management Specialty Certificate
|Employment as entry-level administrative support staff. Gain your associates for higher-level employment as administrative assistant, computer applications office assistant, legal secretary, medical billing, or insurance office assistant.
|Instrumental and Commercial Pipefitting
Industrial and Commercial Pipefitting – Pipe Design Lead Specialty
Industrial and Commercial Pipefitting – General Pipefitting Specialty
• Basic Pipefitting Certificate
• Advanced Pipefitting Certificate – General Pipefitting Specialty
• Advanced Pipefitting Certificate – Pipe Design Lead Specialty
|Employment as a pipefitter. Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.
|Safety, Health and Environmental Management
• Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Basic Certificate
• Safety, Health, and Environmental
Management Advanced Certificate
|The field is very diverse with positions as safety technicians in chemical plants, oil and gas, transportation, fire safety, manufacturing, and more. Environmental technicians also are in demand for projects in waste management, real estate inspection and evaluation, site remediation and monitoring.
• Basic Welding Certificate
• Advanced Welding Certificate
|As a welder, use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.