Career & Technical Education (CTE)

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Watch the "Career Technical Education" video to get a quick idea of 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 CTE program offerings below.

Are you new to college and need some personalized help to understand Career Technical Education?

Contact

Chelsea Hansen, Enrollment Advisor, 541-440-7743
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Dan Ruch, Enrollment and Transfer Advisor, 541-440-7743
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Marci Miller, Enrollment Advisor, 541-440-7743
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Two Years of Full Time Study

About 2 Years Full-Time Study

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Career Technical Programs

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ART, CULTURE & HUMANITIES AAS Certificate Online 
Chryss Allaback, Department Co-Chair, 541-440-4694      
Alyssa Harter, Department Co-Chair, 541-440-4647      
Communication Studies: Public Relations Specialist    
Communication Studies: Public Relations Communication Assistant    
Communication Studies: Communications Specialist in Organizations    
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AAS Certificate Online 
Toni Clough, Department Chair, 541-440-7790      
Business Technology: Business Management - Online!  
Business Technology: Entrepreneurship - Online!  
Business Technology: Financial Services - Online!  
Business Technology: Marketing - Online!  
Business Technology: Supervision - Online!  
Business Technology: WAFC Retail Management - Online!  
Office Technology: Executive Business Assistant - Online!  
Office Technology: Front Office Medical Assistant - Online!    
Office Technology: Medical Billing & Collections Clerk - Online!  
Office Technology: Medical Office Administration - Online!    
Office Technology: Office Assistant - Online!  
COMMUNITY & WORKFORCE TRAINING AAS Certificate Online 
Commercial Truck Driving info, 541-440-4668      
Commercial Truck Driving    
HEALTH & EMERGENCY SCIENCES AAS Certificate Online 
April Myler, Department Chair, 541-440-7879      
Dental Assisting    
Emergency Medical Services: Paramedic    
Emergency Medical Services: EMT    
Fire Science    
Nursing Assistant Level One    
Registered Nurse    
OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS TRAINING AAS Certificate Online 
Jessica Richardson, Recruitment Coordinator, 541-440-4677      
Occupational Skills Training
   
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, & MATHEMATICS AAS Certificate Online
Dee Winn, Department Chair, 541-440-4680      
APPRENTICESHIPS      
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 *    

* You should be sponsored by your employer as an apprentice in order to enter apprenticeship programs.

     
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY      
Automotive Basic Technician    
Automotive Advanced Technician    
Automotive Service Technology    
COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS      
Cybersecurity - New!    
Computer Information Systems    
Computer Information Systems
   
Junior Database Administrator
   
Junior Programmer
   
Junior Web Developer
   
Cisco Networking Support Technician    
Microsoft Networking Support Technician
   
Server Administrator
   
Microsoft Office Technologist - Online!  
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      
Civil Engineering & Surveying    
Civil Engineering & Surveying - Applied Water Quality Option    
Civil Engineering & Surveying - Applied Surveying Option    
Engineering & Drafting Technician    
Drafting    
Surveying    
Geographic Information Systems    
Water Quality
 
SOUTHERN OREGON WINE INSTITUTE      
Viticulture    
Viticulture & Enology    
Wine Marketing Assistant    
WELDING      
Welding
   
Welding    
Welding: Aluminum Only    
SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES AAS Certificate Online 
Crystal Sullivan, Department Chair, 541-440-4663      
CRIMINAL JUSTICE      
Criminal Justice    
Criminal Justice: Police Reserve Academy    
EDUCATION      
Early Childhood Education  
Early Childhood Education: Infant / Toddler    
Early Childhood Education: Pre-School    
HUMAN SERVICES      
Human Services    
Addiction Studies
   
Case Aide
   
Addiction Treatment
   
PARALEGAL STUDIES      
Paralegal Studies - Online!  
Legal Assistant - Online!  

Watch the "Career Technical Education" video.

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 Pathway is 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 eases 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. You can read more on the career pathways page.

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