Career & Technical Education

Ready to Start a Career?

UCC Emergency Medical Services TrainingCareer and technical programs provide knowledge and training for a wide variety of occupations that demand education beyond high school.

You can prepare for employment by completing a two-year associate degree in applied sciences or by completing shorter term certificate programs. In many career fields, this training may enhance employment opportunities by providing you with industry certifications desired by employers. Be sure to speak with an academic adviser about your career and education options. Meanwhile, please explore our Career & Technical program offerings. 

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Career & Technical Programs

Arts & Communication AAS Certificate Pathway
Communication Studies: Public Relations Specialist   career pathway icon
Communication Studies: Public Relations Communication Assistant   career pathway icon
Communication Studies: Communications Specialist in Organizations   career pathway icon
Visual Communications   career pathway icon
Visual Communications Assistant   career pathway icon
Visual Communications Pre-Press Technician   career pathway icon
Business & Management AAS Certificate Pathway
Business Technology: Accounting Technology    
Business Technology: Entry Management   career pathway icon 
Business Technology: Entrepreneurship   career pathway icon
Business Technology: Financial Services    
Business Technology: Hospitality & Restaurant Mgmt - New!    
Business Technology: Marketing    
Business Technology: Supervision   career pathway icon 
Business Technology: WAFC Retail Management - Online!    
Office Technology: Executive Business Assistant   career pathway icon
Office Technology: Front Office Medical Assistant - Online!     career pathway icon
Office Technology: Medical Billing & Collections Clerk - Online!   career pathway icon
Office Technology: Medical Office Administration - Online!     career pathway icon
Office Technology: Office Assistant   career pathway icon
Paralegal Studies - Online!    
Paralegal Studies: Legal Assistant - Online!    
Computer AAS Certificate Pathway
Computer Information Systems    
Computer Information Systems - New!    
Junior Database Administrator - New!    
Junior Programmer - New!    
Junior Web Developer - New!    
Health Informatics   career pathway icon
Cisco Networking Support Technician    
Microsoft Office Technologist - Online!   career pathway icon
Culinary AAS Certificate Pathway
Culinary Arts   career pathway icon
Education AAS Certificate Pathway
Early Childhood Education career pathway icon
Early Childhood Education: Infant / Toddler   career pathway icon
Early Childhood Education: Pre-School   career pathway icon
Para-Educator (Instructional Assistant)    
Engineering Technology AAS Certificate Pathway
Civil Engineering & Surveying   career pathway icon
Engineering & Drafting Technician   career pathway icon
Drafting   career pathway icon
Surveying   career pathway icon
Geographic Information Systems   career pathway icon
Water Quality - Updated! career pathway icon
Fitness & Recreation AAS Certificate Pathway
Fitness Technician   career pathway icon
Health Services AAS Certificate Pathway
Dental Assisting    
Nursing Assistant Level One    
Nursing Assistant Level Two    
Practical Nurse    
Registered Nurse    
Human Services & Public Safety AAS Certificate Pathway
Criminal Justice   career pathway icon
Criminal Justice: Juvenile Corrections   career pathway icon
Criminal Justice: Police Reserve Academy   career pathway icon 
Emergency Medical Services: Paramedic   career pathway icon
Fire Science    
Human Services   career pathway icon
Addiction Studies - New!   career pathway icon 
Case Aide - New!   career pathway icon 
Addiction Treatment - New!   career pathway icon 
Industrial AAS Certificate Pathway
Automotive Basic Technician   career pathway icon
Automotive Advanced Technician   career pathway icon
Automotive Service Technology   career pathway icon
Automotive T-TEN - Updated!   career pathway icon
Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies  
Electrician Apprenticeship: Inside Electrician    
Electrician Apprenticeship: Manufacturing Plant Technician    
Electrician Apprenticeship: Limited Maintenance Electrician    
Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies (Limited)    
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology  
Industrial Millwright    
Industrial Machinist    
Industrial Pipe Fitter    
Welding - New!   career pathway icon 
Welding   career pathway icon
Occupational Skills Training AAS Certificate Pathway
Occupational Skills Training - New!    
Transportation AAS Certificate Pathway
Commercial Truck Driving    
Viticulture & Enology (Grape Cultivation & Wine Making) AAS Certificate Pathway
Viticulture   career pathway icon
Viticulture & Enology   career pathway icon
Wine Marketing Assistant   career pathway icon

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is intended to prepare you for direct entry into the workforce. The AAS degree may also help you prepare for career advancement, occupational licenses, or study at the baccalaureate level. As a minimum, the AAS must include 90 quarter credits or equivalent proficiency; a recognizable core of, or demonstrated competencies in, specific general education courses; and an established standard of academic achievement.

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of completion are awarded for occupational content only. They must be state approved, have a defined job entry point, represent college level work, and meet State Board of Education criteria. Certificates of completion programs must be comprised of 12 to 108 credits.

Career Pathways

Programs that have a career pathway road map will be denoted by a path-icon. Career Pathway road maps help you to visualize our educational offerings. With it, you can also see how our certificates and degrees lead to a career. Plus, you can explore educational options after completing your certificate or degree. You can read more on the career pathways page.