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CTC students may select from Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science and a variety of certificate programs. Classroom courses, offered in more than 150 locations, and distance learning courses provide many options for study and allow students to start and finish their degree with CTC. Individual CTC locations may offer the full range of degree programs and services or only those identified through local needs assessments or based on local contractual agreements. The links below provide catalog degree plan information. For more detailed information on the programs, see our Instructional Department pages.
View spring semester 2016 A-Z program listings from the Texas and C&I catalogs.
Associate of Arts & Science Degrees
These degrees are designed to allow for the transfer of credits earned at Central Texas College to the bachelor degree requirements at most four-year public colleges and universities. Completion of the 42 semester hours of
core curriculum in each degree guarantees transferability of the minimum 42 semester credit hours of state-mandated core curricula toward the general education requirements of a bachelor’s degree program at state supported colleges and universities in Texas.
Select a Degree ASSOCIATE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE DEGREES 2015-2016 - Agriculture Science (AS) - Art (AA) - Biology-Organismal (AS) - Biology-Human Biology (AS) - Business Administration (AS) - Chemistry (AS) - Commercial Art (AA) - Drama (AA) - Engineering (AS) - Environmental Science (AS) - General Studies (AA) - Geology (AS) - Interdisciplinary Studies (AA) - Journalism/Communications (AA) - Kinesiology (AS) - Mathematics (AS) - Modern Language (AA) - Music (AA) - Radio and Television Broadcasting (AA) - Radio and Television Broadcasting-Audio Emphasis (AA) - Radio and Television Broadcasting-Video Production (AA) - Social Science (AA) - Teaching Certification (AAT)
Associate of Applied Science Degrees & Certificates
Did you know many of the highest demand occupations DO NOT require a four-year degree?
Career and Technology Education is a series of courses, combined with hands-on training, that prepare students for careers.
Two-year programs lead to an Associate of Applied Science degree. Certificates of completion can be completed in less than two years.
Certificate programs are shorter-term and more field-of-study-focused programs. Often, they can be used as building blocks to gain employment while continuing work toward a degree.
Select a Degree or Certificate BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY AVIATION SCIENCE - Aviation Science - Aviation Science (CC) - Aviation Maintenance Technology (NON-TEXAS/Pacific Far East Only) BUSINESS - Applied Management (NON-TEXAS Students Only) - Applied Management with Computer Applications (NON-TEXAS Students Only) - Applied Management-Military Science Specialization (Europe Only) - Applied Technology - Business Management - Business Management (CC) - Business Management Accounting Technician (CC) - Entrepreneurship (CC) - Marketing and Sales Management Specialization - Marketing and Sales Management (CC) - Real Estate Sales Agent (CC) - Real Estate Specialization COMPUTER SCIENCE - Computer Helpdesk Specialist (CC) - Information Security - Information Security Specialist (CC) - Information Technology - IT Industry Certification Preparation Program - Network Specialist(CC) - Network Systems Administrator - Programmer/Analyst - Network Server & Cloud Administrator (MSSA) - Network Server & Cloud Administrator (non-MSSA) - Software Development & Testing Specialist (MSSA) - Software Development & Testing Specialist (non-MSSA) - Web Design Basics (CC) DRAFTING AND DESIGN - Computer-Aided Drafting and Design - Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CC) ELECTRONICS - Computer Electronics Technician - Computer Electronics Technology (CC) - Industrial Control and Robotic Technology (CC) - Network Professional Specialization - Network Professional Specialization (CC) - Networking & Network Security (CC) - Networking & Network Telephony (VoiP) (CC) - Networking & Wireless Networking (CC) GRAPHICS AND PRINTING TECHNOLOGY - Graphics and Printing - Graphics and Printing Technology (CC2) - Graphics and Printing Technology Graphic Design (CC) - Graphics and Printing Technology Press Operations (CC) HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT - Baking (CC) - Baking and Pastry Specialization (AAS) - Culinary Arts - Culinary Arts (CC) - Food and Beverage Management Specialization - Food and Beverage Management (CC) - Hotel Management Specialization - Institutional Food Service Operations (CC) - Property Management Advanced (CC) - Restaurant and Culinary Management - Restaurant Skills (CC) - Rooms Division (CC) OFFICE TECHNOLOGY - Office Technology (AAS) - Office Technology Specialist (CC) - General Office Assistant (CC) - Office Technology Professional (CC) - Office Technology Support RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING - Radio Broadcasting (CC) - Television/Radio/Broadcasting (CC) - TV News Videographer (CC) HEALTH CAREERS EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - Emergency Medical Technology - EMT Paramedic (CC) MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN - Medical Laboratory Technician MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES - At-Risk Youth Specialization - At-Risk Youth Advanced Certificate (CC) - Chemical Dependency Specialization - Chemical Dependency Counseling (CC) - Criminal Justice Addictions (CC) - Social Work Specialization - Basic Mental Health Professional (CC) - Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist (CC) DEPARTMENT OF NURSING - Nursing Associate Degree - Nursing - Prospective ADN Student (CC) - Nursing Option for Articulating Student - Nursing - Prospective Articulating Student (CC) - Vocational Nursing (CC)-Fall 2015 Admission - Vocational Nursing (CC)-Spring 2016 Admission ALLIED HEALTH-RELATED (OFFICE TECHNOLOGY) - Medical Coding and Billing (AAS) - Medical Coding and Billing (CC) - Medical Documentation Specialist (AAS) - Medical Documentation Specialist (CC) - Medical Office Technology (AAS) - Medical Office Technology Professional (CC) - Medical Office Technology Specialist (CC) - Medical Office Technology Support (CC) INDUSTRIAL TRADES AND AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE - Agriculture Industries (CC) - Agriculture Production (AAS) - Equine Management (AAS) - Horticultural Development (AAS) - Production Technology (CC) AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC - Automotive Mechanic/Technician - Automotive System Specialist (CC) - Automotive Technician (CC) - Automotive Tune-Up Specialist (CC) - Basic Automotive Technician DIESEL - Diesel Engine Mechanic and Repairer - Diesel Engine Specialist (CC) - Diesel System Specialist (CC) - Diesel Technician (CC) HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING - Commercial Heating, A/C and Refrigeration (CC) - Heating, A/C and Refrigeration (CC) - Heating, A/C and Refrigeration Mechanic and Repairer - Residential Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (CC) MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY - Building Trades (CC) - Carpentry Trades (CC) - Construction Trades (CC) - Maintenance Technology - Residential Construction (CC-Brady Only) WELDING TECHNOLOGY - Farm and Ranch (CC) - Industrial (CC) - Structural (CC) - Welding - Welding Technology (CC) PUBLIC SERVICE AND EDUCATION CHILD DEVELOPMENT - Administrator's Credentials (CC) - Child Development Associate (MSA) - Child Development - Child Development (CC) HOMELAND SECURITY/PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Homeland Security and Emergency Management (CC) - Homeland Security (CC) - Emergency Management (CC) LEGAL ASSISTANT - Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Paralegal/Legal Assistant (CC) PROTECTIVE SERVICES - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Corrections Specialization - Criminal Justice Studies w/Specialization (CC) - Fire Protection (C&I) - Emergency Management - Fire Protection (CC C&I) - Fire Protection Technology (WE Courses) - Homeland Security
Evening and Weekend College
Earn certificates of completion and associate degrees through the CTC Evening and Weekend College programs. For those with full-time jobs or family obligations during the day, CTC offers weekday evening and weekend classes leading to stackable certificates and associate degrees.
The following programs may be completed via distance education (
online or other delivery mode).
Select a Degree Applied Technology Applied Management (NON-TEXAS students only) Applied Management with Computer Applications (NON-TEXAS students only) At-Risk Youth Specialization Business Administration Business Management Business Management-Marketing & Sales Management Specialization Chemical Dependency Specialization Child Development Computer Science - Information Security Computer Science - Information Technology Computer Science - Network Systems Administrator Computer Science - Programmer Analyst Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Corrections Specialization General Studies Homeland Security and Emergency Management Hospitality Management-Food & Beverage Management Specialization Hospitality Management-Hotel Management Specialization Interdisciplinary Studies Mathematics Medical Coding and Billing Medical Documentation Specialist Medical Office Technology Modern Language Office Technology Paralegal/Legal Assistant Social Science Social Work Specialization Teacher Education
Select a Certificate Administrator's Credentials Basic Mental Health Professional At-Risk Youth Advanced Certificate Business Management Business Management Accounting Technician Business Management-Entrepreneurship Business Management-Marketing & Sales Management Chemical Dependency Counseling Child Development Computer Helpdesk Specialist Criminal Justice Addictions Criminal Justice Corrections Specialization Criminal Justice Studies Specialization Cybersecurity Emergency Management Homeland Security Homeland Security and Emergency Management Hospitality Management-Food & Beverage Management Hospitality Management-Property Management Advanced Hospitality Management-Rooms Division Information Security Specialist IT Industry Certification Preparation Program Medical Coding and Billing Medical Office Technology Professional Medical Office Technology Specialist Medical Office Technology Support Medical Documentation Specialist -- Learn More... Network Server and Cloud Administrator Network Specialist Office Technology Professional Office Technology Specialist Office Technology Support Paralegal/Legal Assistant Software Development and Testing Specialist Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Web Design Basics
New courses are added frequently. To find out if a course is offered online, check the schedule at
Military Specific Programs of Study
Take advantage of evaluated credit from your military training and education! Explore military-specific degree maps to plan your path to a degree.
High School Completion & GED
CTC offers two options for adults seeking to complete a high school degree or pass the high school equivalency exam (GED).