Career & Technical Education (CTE)

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Watch the "Career Technical Education" video to get a quick idea of what it's all about.

Ready to Start a Career?

Career Technical Education (CTE) 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 a short-term certificate program. In many career fields, this training may enhance your employment opportunities by providing you with industry certifications that employers desire. To be sure that CTE programs are right for you, please meet with a career coach to discuss your education and career goals. In any case, please explore our programs. Find your path.

CTE Program Definitions

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

A Career Pathways are a series of education and training programs and support services that enable individuals to secure a job or advance in a specific industry or career. Career Pathways ease the transition from high school to community college; from pre-college courses to credit post-secondary programs; and from community college to university or employment. 

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Find the path that is right for you. Explore our programs.

Contact

Our enrollment advisors are ready to help you learn about your options at UCC.

Chelsea Hansen, Enrollment Advisor, 541-440-7743
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